Journal AWWA

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Journal AWWA coverJournal AWWA is the voice of the association and serves as a forum for thought leaders in the industry, focusing on issues affecting municipal drinking water, wastewater, and water reuse. The primary audience for Journal AWWA is managers and executives with content focused on transformative ideas that can be applied in real-world situations.

Journal AWWA By the Numbers

  • 79% of readers are involved in the initiation, recommendation, specification, approval, or purchase of water industry products or services.*
  • 22,652 subscribers self-identify as water/wastewater professionals.**
  • 35,585 qualified circulation**
  • 31,129 receive Journal AWWA as a member benefit.**
  • 99,638 monthly reach*
  • 37% discussed an ad/article with someone else in the company.*
  • 46% visited an advertiser’s website.*
  • 67% of Journal AWWA readers have taken action based on advertising.*
  • 59% view companies that advertise in Journal AWWA as supporters of AWWA’s mission.*

You have solutions our readers need.

Creatively position yourself for new business growth through the reach and authority of Journal AWWA.

*November 2018 AdImpact, Signet Research, Inc.
**June 2020 BPA


Contact Your Territory Sales Manager

East and Southeastern United States, Asia, Australia, Canada, and South America

Pam Fithian 
d - 303.347.6138
c - 720.315.5407
f - 303.795.1989
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Midwest and Western United States, Alaska, Hawaii, Europe, Israel, and Mexico

Donna Walstrom
d - 303.734.3601
c - 720.829.7851 
f - 303.795.1989 
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2021 Journal AWWA Editorial Calendar

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 Order Deadline
 (Noon MST)

 Materials Deadline
 (Noon MST)

 Editorial Deadline
 (Noon MST)

 Special Feature

 Additional Distribution





Current Management Challenges






 Water Reuse






 Regulations and Leadership






 Waterborne Pathogens
 and Emerging Contaminants






 Utility Research/
 AP Black Award Winner Spotlight






 Supplies and Sustainability

 Utility Management Conference





 Engineering and Construction

 Water Infrastructure Conference
 & Exposition











 Water Quality and Technology

 North American Water Loss

 Water Quality Technology 
 Conference® & Exposition





 Communication and Innovation



Issue topics are subject to article availability and the discretion of the editor and do not define the entire issue. Every issue carries articles of general interest and broader scope than its specific topics.

Send editorial inquiries and submissions to the Journal AWWA editor at

Direct advertising and Product Spotlight inquiries to the advertising manager at

Product Spotlight

Highlight your product; includes full-color image and 75-word description as well as an online listing in the Product Marketplace.

Product Spotlight



“Journal AWWA is very useful in my job in helping me keep up on technology, regulatory issues, and management strategies. I look forward to seeing the next Journal every month.”
Management Professional,
Public Water Supply—Municipally Owned

2021 Journal AWWA Member Rates

(published monthly)

 Size 1x 3x 6x 10x
 Two-Page Spread  $10.095 $9,590 $8,985 $8,379
 Full Page $8,020 $7,619 $7,138 $6,657
 Two-Thirds Page $6,275 $5,961 $5,585 $5,208
 One-Half Page $5,161 $4,903 $4,593 $4,284
 One-Third Page $3,800 $3,610 $3,382 $3,154
 One-Fourth Page  $2,737 $2,600 $2,436 $2,272


Special Position  $500   
 Inside Front Cover $9,223  
 Inside Back Cover $8,822  
 Back Cover $9,945  

Prices can change without notice.

Insert (bound-in or blow-in)
Poster (polybag or bound-in)
French Gatefold
Barrel Cover
Cover Wrap
Faux Cover (one-sided or two-sided)


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Mechanical Specifications

  • Screen: 120/133
  • Printing: Web offset
  • Fonts: PostScript Type 1, no TrueType or font substitutions

PDF File Submission

High-resolution PDF file submission is preferred over sending native files for Journal AWWA and Opflow.

  • PDF/X-1a compliance (Note: PDF/X-1a is a PDF output option in InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator.)
  • No spot colors—must be CMYK, not RGB
  • All fonts must be embedded and transparencies flattened. (Note: These requirements are built into the PDF/X-1a preset.)
  • All elements must be high-resolution (300 ppi). Ink density 300%.
  • Do not apply security to the file.
  • Use crop and bleed marks offset from the printable area.

General Guidelines

  • Do not send press releases for product ads.
  • Photo or logo files must be in EPS, TIF, or JPG format and be named with the appropriate extension.
  • File resolution should be at least 300 ppi.
  • Do not compress the files.



 Two-Page Spread Live area: 15″ × 10″
w/bleed: 16.25″ × 11″

 Full Page Final trim: 8″ × 10.75″
Live area: 7.25″ × 10″
w/bleed: 8.25″ × 11″

 Two-Thirds Page Vertical
 4.625″ × 9.25″

 One-Half Page Horizontal  
7″ × 4.875″

 One-Half Page Vertical  
3.375″ × 9.25″

 One-Third Page Square
4.625″ × 4.875″

 One-Third Page Vertical  
2″ × 9.25″

 One-Fourth Page  
3.375″ × 4.875″

 Binding  Perfect  


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