Who we are

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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What we do

  • Offer education to water professionals
  • Advocate for safe and sustainable water
  • Collect and share knowledge
  • Create volunteering opportunities