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.

Registration now open! 

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This two day conference will focus on topics such as on developing water loss policies, auditing your system, reducing apparent losses, controlling leakage, managing pressures and documenting your progress, both for you and for your regulators.

Hotel & Travel Information

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

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

Register by November 1, 2019 to receive early pricing!

Registration Rates
Non member 
Non member 
Full-Conference Registration (Best Value!) 
Includes sessions, exposition; lunches, receptions and Gala dinner
$365 $465  $395  $495
Student (ID required - Same as Full-Conference) $35 $35  $35  $35

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received in writing and faxed or mailed to AWWA. Phone cancellations are not accepted. All cancellations postmarked/fax-dated by early deadline will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. Cancellations after 11/1/19 will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are welcome, if pre-approved in writing.

Photo and Information Release: By registering for this event, you agree to allow AWWA to use your photo in any AWWA-related publication or website. Registrants may receive show-related and promotional emails from exhibitors or sponsors. AWWA uses a third party for this service, and at no time was your email disclosed to exhibitors or sponsors.

Hotel Information

All conference events will take place at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel.
Renaissance Nashville Hotel
611 Commerce Street, Nashville, TN 37203

AWWA has negotiated a room block at a rate of $219/night + taxes. Room block will close on Monday, November 4th or when sold out, whichever happens first. Reserve your room today!

Get away to the Music Capital of the World! Enjoy the perfect conference location within walking distance of premier downtown attractions, including B.B. King's Blues Club, Country Music Hall of Fame, Ryman Auditorium and the historic Second Avenue District. 

Alert: AWWA is aware of multiple organizations contacting attendees to solicit hotel rooms. For your protection, reserve hotel accommodations using only the link above. Reservations made through any other housing services company cannot be guaranteed by AWWA and could result in hidden charges, unusual restrictions, or incorrect hotel placement. If you are contacted by an agency other than Par Avion - the official AWWA Housing Bureau, please email AWWA Lodging.

The North American Water Loss Conference & Exposition (NAWL) was established to address the issue of water and revenue losses occurring in drinking water utility operations, and to provide training in best practice methods for water auditing and cost-efficient water and revenue loss control.

More than 100 expert speakers will offer oral presentations, panel discussions, quick hitter sessions, learning modules and posters that address approaches, practices, techniques, research and case studies on all aspects of water loss control.

2019 Technical Program details will be released by August.

Schedule at-a-glance

All events take place at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel, unless otherwise noted. Schedule is preliminary and subject to change - please see mobile app onsite for changes. 
Tuesday, December 3, 2019  
noon - 7:00 p.m. Registration Open
4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. Welcome Reception in the Exhibit Hall (cash bar)
Wednesday, December 4  
7:30 a.m. - 6:15 p.m.  Registration Open
8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Opening General Session
9:30 am. - 6:15 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
10:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Professional Sessions
noon - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon with Keynote Speaker
5:30 - 6:15 p.m. Networking Social in Exhibit Hall
6:15 - 8:00 p.m. Gala Dinner
8:00 - 10:00 p.m. Post-Gala Reception (location TBA)
Thursday, December 5  
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Registration Open
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
7:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. Professional Sessions
noon - 1:00 p.m. Luncheon with Keynote Speaker
4:15 - 4:45 p.m. Closing Session

Please refer to onsite program and mobile app for schedule changes. 

All events take place at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel, 611 Commerce St, Nashville, TN 37203, unless otherwise noted. 

Join us in the Exhibit Hall!

The North American Water Loss Conference Exhibit Hall showcases the latest products and technologies to address the issue of water and revenue losses occurring in drinking water utility operations. With over 40 exhibitors and dedicated exhibit hours, attendees will enjoy extensive networking opportunities inside the exhibit hall.

Join us in the Exhibit Hall to find the answers and solutions you are looking for! 


Interested in exhibiting in 2019? Booth sales have already begun! 


Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

AWWA announces our latest event focused solely on water loss and water loss control. The North American Water Loss Conference & Exposition is a biennial event that will address the issue of water and revenue losses occurring in drinking water utility operations, and to provide training in best practice methods for water auditing and cost-efficient water and revenue loss control.

Connect your company to a qualified and high-profile audience entirely interested in water loss solutions. Booths sales have begun - join us in Nashville! 


2019 Exhibit Booth Application
2019 Sponsorship Opportunities
2019 Floor Plan & Current Exhibitor List
Exhibitor & Sponsor Prospectus


Already exhibiting?

Visit the Exhibitorzone in September 2019 to access the exhibitor service manual. For all exhibit & sponsor inquiries please contact AWWA Exhibitor Services.

The North American Water Loss Conference & Exposition is the premier event for water loss solutions in North America - be there! 






Thank you for your interest! The 2019 Call For Abstracts is now closed. Speakers will be notified and the technical program will be released by August 2019.

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2019 Sponsors


Platinum Sponsor

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Local Host

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