Water Loss

The North American Water Loss Conference & Exposition will offer attendees approaches to reduce non-revenue water, regulatory developments, and a platform to share processes, methods and techniques with peers. The conference will also feature an Exhibit Hall with leading technology and companies providing solutions for you and your organization. For COVID-19 resources, and health and wellness information, please visit our COVID-19 resources page

Join us in 2023!

The North American Water Loss Conference & Exposition will be held in Denver, Colorado from December 5-7, 2023.

Colorado Convention Center | HQ Hotel: Hyatt Regency Denver  

Who attends NAWL?

Water Utility Managers Water Auditors Water Conservation Specialists
Leak Detection Supervisors Customer Metering Managers Customer Billing Managers
Researchers Engineers and Consultants Product and Service Providers
Water Distribution Managers Utility Board Members Customer Service Managers
Distributors & Manufacturers Public Officials Scientists
Regulatory Agencies Students Municipal/Regional Government Officials

Registration Information

Sample Registration Rates (subject to change)
Non member 
Non member 
Full-Conference Registration (Best Value!) 
Includes sessions, exposition; lunches, receptions and Gala dinner
$445 $545  $545  $645
Student (ID required - Same as Full-Conference) $35 $50  $35  $50
Exhibits Only(non-booth staff) $60 $90  $90  $90
Water/Wastewater Utility Employee Exhibits Only
(Must be an employee with a Water/Wastewater Utility - will be verified)
$0 n/a  $0  n/a

Cancellation Policy: AWWA must receive cancellations in writing. Phone cancellations are not accepted. All cancellations dated on or before the early bird deadline will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. After early bird deadline, cancellations will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are welcome. Email requests for substitutions or cancellations to service@awwa.org.

International attendees: Do you need a letter of invitation from AWWA? Submit the request form. Requests will be honored for attendees and presenters with the intent to register.

The 2023 North American Water Loss Conference will take place December 5-7, 2023 in Denver, CO

The Call for Abstracts is now open. Call for Abstracts has been EXTENDED until 4:00 p.m. (MDT) on Thursday, April 6, 2023. Any submissions provided after the call closes will not be accepted.

AWWA will be solicting abstracts covering the following topics:

  • Addressing unauthorized consumption 
  • Policy challenges in accountability and water loss efficiency 
  • Pressure management 
  • Production flowmeter and data management 
  • Real and apparent loss detection technology and innovation 
  • Regional water supply and water loss issues 
  • Regulatory developments 
  • Revenue protection programs addressing apparent losses 
  • Water Auditing and Validation 
  • Leakage Detection 
  • Reducing Leakage to Improve the Carbon Footprint


For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact the Conferences and Events Group.