Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource. With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life.

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Dedicated to the World's Most Important Resource

AWWA is the authoritative resource on safe water, providing knowledge, information and advocacy to improve the quality and supply of water in North America and beyond. AWWA advances public health, safety and welfare by uniting the efforts of the full spectrum of the water community.

AWWA is an international nonprofit and educational society and the largest and oldest organization of water professionals in the world. Its nearly 60,000 members represent the full spectrum of the water community: treatment plant operators and managers, scientists, environmentalists, manufacturers, academicians, regulators, and others who hold genuine interest in water supply and public health. Membership includes more than 4,600 utilities that supply water to roughly 180 million people in North America. Through our collective strength we become better stewards of water for the greatest good of the people and the environment.

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AWWA Annual Conference & Exposition ACE16

AWWA's Annual Conference brings together experts from around the world to exchange ideas about water – the world's most important resource.

Nowhere else can you find an experience quite like ACE, with premier speakers, professional sessions and over 500 exhibitors from all aspects of the water industry ready to present and discuss solutions for the most pressing water utility challenges.

Workshops, sessions and ...

2016 Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition

The Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition covers essential water, wastewater, reuse, and stormwater infrastructure planning, reinvestment strategies, critical infrastructure protection through emergency preparedness planning, and the application of heightened physical security and cybersecurity measures.


AWWA Career Center

The AWWA Career Center is the authoritative career resource for water professionals. Hiring companies can reach a vast audience of qualified candidates by posting job positions and searching the database of resumes. Job seekers are able to post their resume and search for opportunities based on their location and objectives. The Career Center is where talent and opportunity connect.

AWWA Educational Programs

No matter what your interests are in the water industry, AWWA has an event to fit your needs. AWWA educational programs set the industry standard in continuing education and cover the full spectrum of relevant, leading-edge water industry topics. We also provide attendees with valuable opportunities to meet, learn, and network with other water professionals from around the world. AWWA offers a number of educational delivery formats, so whether you want ...


Ensuring Safe Drinking Water: Learning from Frontline Experience with Contamination

Safe drinking water is essential to human life. Ensuring Safe Drinking Water: Learning From Frontline Experience with Contamination provides those who carry responsibility for ensuring safe drinking water an opportunity to learn from the experiences of others. This book presents 21 case studies—10 waterborne disease outbreaks, 7 cases of severe chemical contamination, and 4 close calls—written largely from the perspective of frontline personnel ...

Cylinder and Vane Actuators and Controls – Design and Installation (M66)

Given the increased use of automatic process systems, the use of power actuators continues to grow. This manual provides invaluable information on the design and installation of hydraulic and pneumatic power actuators.



2014 Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition (WQTC), Air & Waste Management Association’s Annual Conference & Exhibition (ACE) 2012, AMTA/AWWA Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition, Aquatech Amsterdam 2013, Membrane Technology Conference & Exposition 2013


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Business Type:
Professional association

Industry Type:
Water and Wastewater

Market Focus:
Internationally (various countries)


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