Resource Development Groups

Volunteerism, collaboration drive our success

From science and engineering to operations and maintenance, more than 3,000 volunteers have the expertise and answers.

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The Standards, Manuals and Technical & Educational Programs are administered through the AWWA Engineering & Technical Services Department located in Denver, Colorado. The ETS Department employs 25 knowledgeable staff members who oversee the core programs and content developed by our volunteers.

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Technical & Educational Program

Volunteers drive the development and presentation of technical programs, educational materials and policy statements.


ANSI-approved Standards offer voluntary minimum guidelines for design, installation, performance and manufacture in treatment and supply.


Consensus-reviewed Manuals provide instant access to recommended operating practices and procedures.