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AWWA Standards

AWWA publishes over 170 ANSI/AWWA standards that provide valuable information on design, installation, disinfection, treatment, and manufacturing of products including pipe, chemicals, storage tanks, valves, meters and other appurtenances; industry-recognized consensus prerequisites; and practices for water utility management and operations. Learn more

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How do I join a Standards Committee?
  1. Find the AWWA Standard or Standards committee  of interest to you and select 2-3 that match your expertise. Not sure? Check out the AWWA Volunteer page, under New AWWA Volunteers, and browse by topic.
  2. Apply to the committee by completing and submitting an online application. Include your resume, if available. List your three committee choices.
  3. If you are approved to be appointed as a member on a committee, you will receive a welcome email from the Staff Advisor.
  4. Questions? Email the Standards Program.

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An addendum is issued when supplemental additions and changes are made to the referenced Standard. An erratum is issued when there is a correction to the referenced Standard. They apply to that edition of the Standard and will be incorporated into any reprinting and future revisions.

Essential Resources

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