Our mission is to educate, promote, support, and lead North Dakota’s water industry in providing quality service to their customers.

Tentative Agenda

Wednesday, July 19 (all times MDT)

10:30 am: Manager's Meeting

12:30 pm: Managers & Executive Board Luncheon

1:30 pm: Executive Board Meeting

Afternoon Golf Outing at Bully Pulpit (for tee times, contact Chuck at cmischel@ndrw.org)

Thursday, July 20

7:30 am: Breakfast (Rough Riders Hotel)

8:30 am: Curt Ludvigson, Development Specialist, Utah Rural Water

  • Elected Officials Responsibilites 101
  • Fraud
  • Trust
  • Fiduciary Responsiblities
  • Ethics

11:30 am: Lunch 

12:30 pm: Retreat Continues

  • Dealing with People
  • Preparing for the Future
  • Growth & Development
  • Aging Infrastructure
  • Ordinaces, Resolutions, By-Laws
  • Budgets & Rate Setting
  • Project Planning & Funding

2:30 pm: Joint Meeting with ND Water Users at the Medora Community Center

  • Teddy Roosevelt, 26th U.S. President, Welcome
  • Megan Langley, Strengthen ND, Catalyzing Rural Community Development

3:30 pm: Social (Medora Community Center)

5:30 pm: Pitchfork Fondue & Musical

Attendee Registration

The sessions will provide a good foundation for new board members and managers as well as a great refresher for veteran directors and managers.  It is sure to be an event filled with beneficial information and great memories.

For questions regarding registration, please contact Jackie at jnye@ndrw.org or 701-370-1817 or the office at 701-258-9249.

Attendee Registration


Medora Lodging & Meeting Locations

1-800-633-6721 and ask for the ND Rural Water room block.  All rooms must be reserved by June 19, 2023.

Rough Riders Hotel
301 3rd Ave
Medora, ND 58645
$215 per night

Badlands Hotel
501 Pacific Ave
Medora ND 58645
$155 per night

Medora Community Center
465 Pacific Ave
Medora, ND 58645

Meetings and Retreat to be held at the Rough Riders Hotel and Medora Community Center.