Aurora-Brule water system wins taste awardThe water system was awarded with the Best Tasting Drinking Water award, moves on to national competition in February.
By: News release, South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems
KIMBALL — The Aurora-Brule Rural Water System recently received special recognition from the South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems at the organization’s annual Technical Conference in Pierre.
The water system was awarded with the Best Tasting Drinking Water award.
A panel of judges selected Aurora-Brule’s water sample as the best tasting out of 16 water samples submitted by rural and municipal water systems throughout South Dakota. Each sample was judged on clarity, bouquet and taste. Aurora-Brule will go on to represent South Dakota in the Great American Water Taste Test at the Rural Water Rally held in Washington, D.C., in February.
Aurora-Brule Rural Water serves rural water consumers in the counties of Aurora, Brule, Buffalo and portions of Jerauld, Davison and Douglas, the towns of Aurora Center, Gann Valley, Kimball, Pukwana, Stickney, White Lake and Plankinton, and is managed by Wade Blasius .
The South Dakota Rural Water Annual Technical Conference hosted 460 individuals and provided water and wastewater educational presentations for board members, managers and operations specialists from throughout South Dakota. Gov. Dennis Daugaard was the keynote speaker during the awards ceremony and Sen. Tim Johnson provided an update on funding programs that support rural water.