AWWA Articles

AWWA guide helps utilities build trust in changing media world

In today’s digital media environment, water utilities must compete with many voices seeking to influence how customers feel about their water quality and service.

Challenge accepted: Florida city revitalizing century-old water system

In a bold step forward, the City of Tampa -- Florida’s third-largest city -- is undertaking the most massive public works project in the city’s history, one that will transform the 100-year-old water and wastewater infrastructure serving its population of 630,000. More than 550 miles of deteriorating pipes will be replaced with a sustainable system over the next 20 years.

India’s water professionals learn and share solutions at AICE19

Brought together by a shared commitment to safe water, about 260 water professionals attended the third annual AWWAIndia’s conference and exhibition (AICE19) promoting total water solutions, held Dec. 13-14 in Mumbai, India.

AWWA Member Spotlight -- Mike Ramsey, Westmont, Ill.

When Mike Ramsey enrolled at Illinois State University 33 years ago, his career aspirations had nothing to do with water. Fortunately for the many he’s inspired since then, his plans changed.

Funeral announcement for Keli Jackson

Humble scientist still impacting water treatment, 40 years after death

Before Alvin Percy Black died in 1980 at age 84, he told his family that his crowning achievement would be dying with all of his teeth.

AWWA Member Spotlight – Yong Wang, P.E., Houston, Texas

Job title and employer: Managing Engineer, Houston Water Drinking Water Operations

AWWA featured in forest service video series

The vital connection between healthy forests and clean drinking water is highlighted in a new video series that includes a segment about source water protection featuring David LaFrance, chief executive officer at the American Water Works Association (AWWA).

Water reuse a puzzle for cost allocation and pricing

As water utilities increasingly advance the reuse of water as a sustainable supplement for public water supplies, a key question remains – how to develop a standardized approach to pricing it?