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  • AWWA Board of Directors selects David Rager of Cincinnati as next president-elect

    AWWA Board of Directors selects David Rager of Cincinnati as next president-elect

    The American Water Works Association Board of Directors today selected David Rager of Cincinnati as the association’s next president-elect during its annual winter meeting. Four vice presidents, one director-at-large and one service provider ...

  • AWWA releases updated ´Let`s Talk Safety` book and DVD set

    AWWA releases updated ´Let`s Talk Safety` book and DVD set

    The American Water Works Association has released the 2017 Let’s Talk Safety book and DVD set. Designed to make it easy for utility safety officers to spend a few minutes each week communicating with employees about the critical importance of ...

  • AWWA cheers passage of law allowing WIFIA to make water infrastructure loans

    AWWA cheers passage of law allowing WIFIA to make water infrastructure loans

    President Obama on Saturday signed legislation that will allow the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) program to begin making loans to tackle the nation’s trillion-dollar water infrastructure challenge, a moment that drew ...

  • The Great Lakes Water Utility Energy Challenge Launches!

    The Great Lakes Water Utility Energy Challenge Launches!

    The Great Lakes Protection Fund and American Water Works Association are excited to announce the launch of the Water Utility Energy Challenge (WUEC), an innovative program which engages water operators in a competition to reduce the emissions ...

  • Thirst CEO Mina Guli to speak at membrane conference

    Thirst CEO Mina Guli to speak at membrane conference

    The American Water Works Association and the American Membrane Technology Association announced today that the founder and CEO of Thirst, Mina Guli, will kick-off the 2017 Membrane Technology Conference and Exposition to be held Feb. 13-17 in Long ...

  • AWWA applauds agreement to fund WIFIA

    AWWA applauds agreement to fund WIFIA

    U.S. House of Representatives and Senate negotiators on Tuesday agreed to provide $20 million for the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act in 2017, paving the way for up to $1.2 billion in loans to support critical water infrastructure ...

  • Water associations challenge EPA steam power plant rule

    Water associations challenge EPA steam power plant rule

    In a brief filed Monday in the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, the American Water Works Association and the National Association of Water Companies challenged a new rule on steam power plant discharges, arguing that it does not adequately protect ...

  • Newly updated rate manual for small systems available from AWWA

    Newly updated rate manual for small systems available from AWWA

    The second edition of the American Water Works Association’s M54 Developing Rates for Small Systems is now available. As an official AWWA Manual of Water Supply Practices, M54 includes the best practices for setting rates, fees charges, for ...

  • AWWA Encourages Collaboration in Letter to Trump Transition Team

    AWWA Encourages Collaboration in Letter to Trump Transition Team

    In a letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) this week urged the new Administration to make water infrastructure investment a key priority in the coming years. The letter also elevated the issues of ...

  • AWWA distributes radio PSA to mark Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

    AWWA distributes radio PSA to mark Lead Poisoning Prevention Week

    The American Water Works Association marked Lead Poisoning Prevention Week by distributing a radio public service announcement that urges homeowners to remove sources of lead that can come into contact with water. “More than ever, homeowners ...

  • 2016 AWWA utility compensation survey now available

    2016 AWWA utility compensation survey now available

    The American Water Works Association has announced that the 2016 AWWA Compensation Survey of Water and Wastewater Utilities is now available for purchase. Available for utilities serving populations over 100,000, populations from 10,000 to 100,000, ...

  • AWWA adds distribution guides to revamped WSO series

    AWWA adds distribution guides to revamped WSO series

    The American Water Works Association recently released two additional books to its relaunched Water System Operations (WSO) series with fully revamped versions of Water Distribution, Grades 1 & 2 and Water Distribution, Grades 3 & ...

  • Early registration for AWWA`s WQTC ends October 14

    Early registration for AWWA`s WQTC ends October 14

    The American Water Works Association encourages attendees to register for the 2016 Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition (WQTC) before Oct. 14 and receive early bird discounted rates. The 2016 WQTC conference will be held Nov. 13-17, ...

  • Thomaston, GA Earns Partnership for Safe Water Award

    Thomaston, GA Earns Partnership for Safe Water Award

    The City of Thomaston Water Treatment Plant, which Severn Trent North America has operated since 2012, has received the “Directors Award of Recognition” from the Partnership for Safe Water, a program developed by the Environmental ...

  • AWWA applauds the U.S. Senate`s passage of the Water Resources Development Act

    AWWA applauds the U.S. Senate`s passage of the Water Resources Development Act

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) today applauded the U.S. Senate’s support for reinvesting in the nation’s water infrastructure with its inclusion of significant funding for two key programs in water resources legislation. ...

  • AWWA and Water Research Foundation publish cyanotoxins guidance for water utilities

    AWWA and Water Research Foundation publish cyanotoxins guidance for water utilities

    The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Research Foundation (WRF) have released a guide and additional resources to help water professionals detect and control cyanotoxins, the algae-related contaminants that can negatively impact ...

  • New Jersey American Water`s Jumping Brook Treatment Plant in Neptune receives directors recognition award

    New Jersey American Water`s Jumping Brook Treatment Plant in Neptune receives directors recognition award

    New Jersey American Water’s Jumping Brook Treatment Plant in Neptune, N.J., has received the “15 Year Directors Award of Recognition” from the Partnership for Safe Water, a program developed by the U.S. Environmental Protection ...

  • Orange Water and Sewer Authority`s Jones Ferry Water Treatment Plant Honored For Five Years of Outstanding Plant Performance

    Orange Water and Sewer Authority`s Jones Ferry Water Treatment Plant Honored For Five Years of Outstanding Plant Performance

    The Orange Water and Sewer Authority’s (OWASA) Jones Ferry Water Treatment Plant recently received the prestigious Phase IV 5-Year Excellence in Water Treatment Award from the Partnership for Safe Water. OWASA is one of only nine utilities to ...

  • AWWA announces new edition of fluoridation manual

    AWWA announces new edition of fluoridation manual

    The American Water Works Association has released the sixth edition of M4 Water Fluoridation Principles and Practices. Completely updated with new and revised content, this manual guides drinking water systems through the installation, design, ...

  • AWWA announces new edition of air valves manual

    AWWA announces new edition of air valves manual

    The American Water Works Association has released the second edition of M51 Air Valves: Air-Release, Air/Vacuum & Combination. Choosing and installing the correct air valve is critical to all liquid piping systems. The effects of air and vacuum ...