Sustainable Water Management Conference

March 7 - 10, 2016
Providence, Rhode Island

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Presenting solutions for balancing the benefits of conservation with the costs, managing water resources, sustainable utilities and infrastructure, urban planning and design, energy efficiency, water conservation, stormwater and reuse.

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Sustainable Water Management Conference at-a-Glance

Preliminary Schedule. All conference events take place at the Providence Biltmore.

Monday March 7
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Full Day Workshops (additional fee)
1:00 - 5:00 p.m. Half-Day Workshops (additional fee)

 Tuesday, March 8
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 - 10:00 a.m. Opening General Session
10:00 -10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. - noon
Technical Sessions
noon - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Technical Sessions
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Technical Sessions
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Networking Reception with Poster Presenters

 Wednesday, March 9
7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:30 - 10:00 a.m.
Technical Sessions
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch on your own
1:30 - 3:00 p.m. Technical Sessions
3:00 - 3:30 p.m. Refreshment Break
3:30 - 5:00 p.m.
Technical Sessions

 Thursday, March 10
7:00 - 11:00 a.m.
Registration Open
8:30 - 10:00 a.m. Technical Sessions
10:00 - 10:30 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:30 a.m. - noon Closing General Session


The Call for Papers is now closed.

Thank you for your interest in the 2016 Sustainable Water Management Conference. Please contact Education Services or call 303.347.6181 if you have questions regarding abstract submission.

Check out the 2015 Sustainable Water Management Conference, review the 2015 technical program and conference announcement to see what you may have missed.

Technical Program

Preview the onsite program (PDF)

View the 2015 Conference Announcement (PDF)

Conference Proceedings

Conference proceedings will be available online to all full-conference registrants. Approximately, six weeks after the conference, a URL will be emailed to full-conference attendees to access the proceedings.

Past conference proceedings can be purchased through the AWWA Store or by calling Customer Service at 800.926.7337.

Registration is now open!

Register Online

Download the registration form(PDF)

Registration Rates

Registration Type
Member Early Rate
by Feb. 8
by Feb. 8
Member Rate
after Feb. 8 
Nonmember Rate
after Feb. 8 
Full-Conference Registration (Best Value!) Includes technical sessions, lunch and reception does not include workshops $595 $775  $775  $875
Tuesday-Only (includes - Tuesday lunch & reception) $360
$540  $540  $640
Wednesday/Thursday-Only (includes sessions)  $310 $490  $490  $590
Student (ID required - Same as Full-Conference) $60 $90  $90  $90
Speaker (40% discount off of the Full-Conference rate)           $355 $355  $355  $355
Spouse/Guest Registration (includes admittance to Tuesday evening reception)            $35 $35
 $35  $35
Half Day Workshops $95  $195  $195  $250
Full Day Workshops (includes lunch) $165  $365  $365  $475

Cancellation Policy: Please send cancellations in writing, on company letterhead, via fax or email to AWWA. Phone cancellations are not accepted. All cancellations emailed/fax-dated by 2/8/16 will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. Beginning on 2/9/16, cancellations will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are always welcome. Fax requests for substitutions or cancellations to 303.347.0804 or email to

Hotel Information

An iconic Providence landmark in the heart of it all. The Providence Biltmore is located in the heart of downtown Providence, adjacent to the Rhode Island Convention & Entertainment Complex, and within walking distance of the city’s arts, entertainment, and historic districts, as well as, many first-rate cultural attractions.

The Providence Biltmore
11 Dorrance St
Providence, RI 02903 

Hotel Rate: $149.00 per night plus taxes, available thru February 8, 2016 or until block if full. Please make your hotel reservations today!

Book Your Room

Alert: AWWA is aware of multiple organizations contacting attendees to solicit hotel rooms. For your protection, reserve hotel accommodations using only the link above. Reservations made through any other housing services company cannot be guaranteed by AWWA and could result in hidden charges, unusual restrictions, or incorrect hotel placement. If you are contacted by an agency other than Par Avion - the official AWWA Housing Bureau, please email AWWA Conferences

For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact the Conferences and Education group.

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