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Water sector urges U.S. Congress to intervene in rail strike to keep water services safe

Six leading water sector organizations today urged U.S. Congress to intervene in a rail strike that would threaten the ability of water and wastewater utilities to safely provide services across the United States.

The nation’s railroads this week began to embargo shipments of hazardous materials -- including chlorine, which is critical to keep water safe for drinking – in anticipation of a potential strike.

New academy to equip water leaders for future

Emerging water utility leaders, this is your moment! Water professionals with three-to-ten years of full-time work experience can apply today for the Transformative Water Leadership Academy (TWLA) – a collaboration between the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the WaterNow Alliance -- to prepare a diverse, next generation of water utility leaders for sustainable community leadership.

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