AWWA Articles

Water protection a life calling for native Hawaiian

Valuing the earth’s water and land resources is an ancestral tradition for Hawaii native Juanita Reyher-Colon, so it’s only natural that her career centers around source water protection.

AWWA builds on global vision during Korea International Water Week

To highlight its growing partnership with South Korea’s innovative water industry, the American Water Works Association participated in several events marking last week’s Korea International Water Week, including the World Water Cities Forum (WWCF) in Daegu, South Korea.

Work for Water website spotlights meaningful careers for public good

Jim Williams, president of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), describes working in the water sector as a “vocation of distinction.”

Make your next conference more sustainable with simple guidelines

The next lunch-and-learn or conference you coordinate could be more sustainable with the help of an innovative checklist developed in Virginia by local members of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF).

Missouri Section embracing farm bill source water protection opportunities

By taking advantage of new opportunities created by the 2018 farm bill to expand source water protection, the Missouri Section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) is beginning to see big results in influencing and supporting new projects.

AWWA Member Spotlight – Brian Woods, Clifton, Colo.

Job title and employer: District Manager, Clifton Sanitation District (an 80-mile collection system serving a population of 21,000)

AWWA releases manuals on desalination, water main condition assessment, drought

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) recently released three new manuals that address the increasingly significant topics of inland desalination, water main condition assessment and drought.

AWWA and partners send PFAS letter to U.S. Congress

With members of the U.S. Congress on recess through Labor Day, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and other water sector organizations continue to prepare for upcoming legislative discussions related to per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) in drinking water.

New envoi platform provides immediate digital access to AWWA Standards

American Water Works Association (AWWA) utility and service provider members who currently receive AWWA Standards on CD or in print as part of their member benefits package will soon be the first to access a new digital platform – envoi.