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Thursday, October 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Missouri hometown utility crews deployed for Hurricane Delta recovery »
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Thursday, October 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
MPUA recognized for its collaboration at Adapt2 Solutions annual conference »
On Sept. 24 , MPUA was recognized and honored for the quality of its collaboration by Adapt2 Solutions, a leading provider...
Thursday, October 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Kincheloe awarded initial “Value of Hometown Utilities Award” »
At the Oct. 2 Boards of Directors meeting, former MPUA President Duncan Kincheloe was honored with the presentation of a n...
Thursday, September 10, 2020
Six Missouri hometown utility crews restore power after Hurricane Laura »
On Aug. 25, as Hurricane Laura approached Louisiana’s Gulf coast, preparedness coordinators at Alexandria, Louisiana felt...
Thursday, August 27, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
More Missouri hometown utility crews join Hurricane Laura recovery effort »
  MPUA NEWS RELEASE                 &nbs...

Member Services
Wednesday, September 23, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Back to the basics: Education for governing bodies »
From the August 2020 edition of  Alliance Advantage magazine Back to the basics: Education for g...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
Utility Shutoffs During COVID-19 Emergency »
MPUA has heard from various municipal utilities across the state who are implementing health related emergency management...
Friday, March 13, 2020
Spring Tech postponed, other events continue »
  Due to travel restrictions with some of the Spring Tech presenters, the training planned for Rolla on March 18...
Wednesday, December 11, 2019
MPUA-RSC responds to Independence request »
One of the advantages of the MPUA network is the ability to collaborate and help each other find solutions in a dynamic in...
Friday, August 30, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Missouri and Akansas municipal utility crews to deploy for Hurricane Dorian recovery »
COLUMBIA, MO, AUGUST 30 – Municipal utility line crews from Missouri and Arkansas are preparing to depart for Florida, rea...

Projects
Thursday, March 21, 2019
PSC Decision Opens Door for More Affordable, Clean Power »
PSC provides unanimous decision allowing $12.8 million annual savings for 39 municipal utilities. MPUA issues statemen...
Tuesday, June 5, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
El Dorado Springs solar farm dedicated May 31st »
Celebration was the occasion on the afternoon of May 31st in El Dorado Springs, as city leaders gathered with project part...

Electric
Thursday, October 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Maughmer assists Apprentice Lineworker Program »
From the August 2020 edition of  Alliance Advantage magazine Maughmer assists Apprentice Linewor...
Friday, October 2, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Tuesday, August 25, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Missouri hometown utility crews deployed to Louisiana for Hurricane Laura recovery »
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Wednesday, January 8, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Apprentices graduate to Journeyman Lineman Status »
As the New Year and the 2020s dawned, 27 Missouri apprentices and 15 Arkansas apprentices became certified as Journeyman L...
Thursday, May 2, 2019   (0 Comments - view/add)
Lebanon storm recovery aided by municial utilities from Nixa and Columbia »
Columbia MO, May 2, 2019 – In the wake of storms that swept through Missouri on Tuesday, crews of municipal lineworkers...

Legislative
Friday, May 15, 2020
MPUA statement on Grain Belt Express project moving forward »
MPUA NEWS RELEASE: MPUA statement on Grain Belt Express project moving forward COLUMBIA, MO, MAY 15, 20...
Thursday, March 26, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Federal stimulus provides support for essential services »
March 26, 2020 - The U.S. Senate today passed H.R.748, the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, wh...
Thursday, March 19, 2020
PRESS STATEMENT: MPUA reacts to Missouri Supreme Court reaffirmation of PSC decision »
  MPUA PRESS STATEMENT FOR I MM EDIATE RE L EASE MPUA REACTS TO MISSOURI SUPRE...
Thursday, January 9, 2020   (0 Comments - view/add)
Nixa Councilman Perryman selected to APPA’s Policy Makers Council »
Nixa City Councilman Scott Perryman has been appointed to serve a 1-year term on the American Public Power Association’s P...
Thursday, December 19, 2019
Appeals court affirms Grain Belt project benefits electric customers in rural Missouri »
  On the eve of the 2020 Legislative Session, the Missouri Court of Appeals Eastern District issued a ruling this...

Renewables
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Downloading daylight: Higginsville solar farm dedicated Dec. 6 »
Spirits were bright Dec. 6 in Higginsville as city leaders gathered with project partners to cut a ceremonial ribbon marki...

Regulatory
Thursday, September 29, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Clarifying the Mud on CPP »
Arguments on one case challenging the Clean Power Plan (CPP) have been completed in front of the U.S. Court of Appeals for...
Tuesday, September 13, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
Missouri Among States Seeking Delay on CEIP »
Missouri’s Attorney General joined peers from 26 other states in asking for a procedural delay of 60 days from the Environ...

Water/Wastewater
Wednesday, October 24, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Design-Build Workshop by MPWC attracts interested cities »
MPUA's Missouri Public Water Council hosted a free Design-Build Workshop Oct. 17 in Columbia. Forty attendees came eager...
Thursday, July 26, 2018   (0 Comments - view/add)
Missouri Public Water Council explores water issues »
Discussion of state regulations and standards, a rate survey, funding sources, and member projects were ‘on tap’ for the J...
Wednesday, December 13, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
Missouri Water Regulation Update: Leader team set, water quality standards rulemaking imminent »
- by Trent Stober and David Carani   A number of changes and drivers are emerging at the Missouri Depar...
Wednesday, April 26, 2017   (0 Comments - view/add)
2017 WEF / AWWA / NACWA Water Week Fly-in »
MPUA staff participated in Water Week, held in Washington, D.C. from March 21 – 23, 2017. The week of advocacy is organize...
Tuesday, December 6, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA Releases Drinking Water Action Plan »
In the waning days of the current administration the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has released a 33 page Drinking...

Natural Gas
Monday, August 8, 2016   (0 Comments - view/add)
EPA Levies First GHG Rule on Gas Industry »
The Environmental Protection Agency’s first ever Air Rule on the oil and gas industry had a few unexpected surprises when...

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