AWWA values diversity in the water industry. Our Diversity Member & Inclusion Committee (DMIC) focuses on efforts to encourage and engage all types of members to join and
participate in AWWA.
Mission Statement: To assist AWWA in creating a diverse membership and establishing an organizational environment that recognizes, encourages, celebrates, and effectively utilizes each individual member's talents.
Using Inclusive Language in the Workplace by Sapna Mulki and Steven Stone-Sabali (November 2020)
A Path Forward Together by David LaFrance (September 2020)
AWWA Model Water Tower Competition Promotes Water Careers and Inclusion by Ari Copeland (May 2020)
Philadelphia Water Department's Effort to Make Diversity and Inclusion a Priority When Hiring Engineers by Alex Warwood (December 2019)
Building a Culture of Inclusion by Erin Davis (November 2019)
Building Stronger Companies Through Inclusion by Rachel Gilbert (February 2019)
Water sector partners propose new affordability metric (AWWA Article)
Resources & Tools on Diversity and Inclusion
Importance of Diversity - AWWA Infographic
Diversity & Member Inclusion: How to Guide for AWWA Sections
AWWA’s Diversity & Nondiscrimination Policy
AWWA Affordability resources
AWWA Workforce resources
Community Engineering Corps
This award recognizes an individual, group, or organization that has created, promoted, and maintained diversity and inclusion.
Special Observances Months spotlights diversity and inclusion through a set of downloadable materials available each month.
View members of AWWA's Section Diversity & Member Inclusion Committee.
View the members on AWWA's Diversity Member & Inclusion Committee.