Resources & Tools

NEW! Lead Resource Community

Find current guidance and essential resources on the impacts from and the solutions to lead exposure from drinking water.

Career Center

AWWA Career Center is the place to post a job, find a job and get connected to top professionals in the water industry.

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Resource Communities

AWWA members enjoy access to the water sector's hottest topics including Asset Management, Emergency Preparedness, Water Conservation and many more.  Get the latest news, tools, guides and more.

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Technical & Educational Program

Find the latest news on calls for abstracts, project papers, technical program development and policy statements.

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Resources and Tools for Water Professionals

Public Affairs

Keep your utility and your customers informed about current water issues.

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Career Center

Post your jobs where water professionals are looking. The Career Center averages 1 million views annually!

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Water and Wastewater Utility Management

Access in-depth tools and programs to target your utility's management and operation optimization goals.

Management programs

Resource Development Groups


2,700 water professionals volunteer to develop standards, manuals and technical programs.

Resource Development Groups



Explore AWWA's new technical resources and tools: 

  • Lead Resource Community: NEW!
  • Legionella Resource Community: NEW!
  • The Partnership for Clean Water is a global optimization and recognition program for wastewater utilities, that launched in June 2016.  It is established as a parallel program to the Partnership for Safe Water, which has successfully been helping drinking water utilities optimize performance for more than 20 years. 
  • The TEC Technical Resources Committee is now accepting proposals for 2017 TEC-funded projects. The TEC annually chooses projects submitted by its Divisions and Committees to fill technical or educational gaps in the industry. Total available funding for projects is $75,000 and typically funds multiple projects ranging $1,000-$25,000. Review the announcement and guidance, and submit a proposal by August 31, 2016.


As the authoritative  resource on safe water, AWWA has collected 130 years-worth of industry knowledge and experience.  Besides manuals, standards and other guidance material, AWWA provides several online avenues to access water knowledge:

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