Our Mission

At Barnes Rural Water District, we are committed to providing a high quality, dependable and adequate supply of water to the members of the District at the lowest possible cost, consistent with sound economy and good management. 

This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.

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Conservation Tips

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2020 Annual Meeting

May 04, 2020

Barnes Rural Water District's 2020 Annual Meeting will be held on May 27, 2020 at 8:00am via phone conference due to COVID-19.  If you would like to attend the meeting please call the office at 845-1117 for the call-in information.  

The following documents can be found by clicking the News & Notices tab at the top of this page under Board Meetings.

  •     2020 Annual Meeting Agenda
  •     2019 Annual Meeting Minutes
  •     2019 Financial Report

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In the water . . . but out of harm's way

In the water . . . but out of harm's way

August 01, 2020

Swimming pools and beach vacations, waterskiing at the lake and rafting on the river, canoeing, kayaking, fishing, boating, wake boarding, tubing, jet skiing, snorkeling, sailing, surfing, and swimming - when it's summertime and the mercury is on the rise, there is nowhere we'd rather be than in the water! North America’s lakes, rivers, and seas are oases of beauty and respite from the summer sun, so it’s no surprise that swimming is summer’s number one pastime. But as you enjoy the season's final days, please make water safety your first priority. Swimming cools us off and keeps us fit, but it can also be dangerous. Drowning is the number one cause of unintentional death among children aged 1-4, and it's the number two cause of unintentional death among those aged 5-24. A moment of distraction can be fatal, so please take great care to keep yourself and your loved ones safe in the water.

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