AWWA is looking for qualified candidates to serve as President-Elect, Vice-President and Director-at-Large for terms beginning in June 2022.
Successful businesses -- including water utilities -- recognize that they are increasingly being evaluated on how they manage environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues such as affordability and equitable access. Investors, as well as policy makers, customers and other key stakeholders, use these elements to assess an organization’s sustainability.
Late last summer, after a wildfire forced residents in California’s San Lorenzo Valley to evacuate, utility crews returned to find a devastated water system: melted pipelines, charred infrastructure and years and years of repair work ahead of them.
By Stuart Karasik, Ph.D.
Despite the global COVID-19 pandemic and a series of extreme weather events, American Water Works Association (AWWA) members and water sector partners indicated their highest level of optimism about the health of the water sector in 17 years in a recent survey.