Water Loss


The North American Water Loss Conference & Exposition will take place December 3-5, 2019, in Nashville, TN and will offer attendees more than 100 expert speakers covering approaches to reduce non-revenue water, regulatory developments as well as a platform to share processes, methods and techniques from your peers. The conference will also feature an Exhibit Hall with 50+ leading technology and service providers −all dedicated to providing solutions for you and your organization.


This conference will take place over two days and 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.

Registration opens soon! 

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 Distribution Managers 
Leak Detection Supervisors
Engineers and Consultants 
Customer Service Managers and Supervisors
Customer Metering Managers and Supervisors
Customer Billing System Managers and Supervisors
Water Conservation Specialists
Utility Board Members
Municipal/Regional Government Officials
Product and Service Providers
Public Officials

Register by November 1, 2019 to receive early pricing!

Sample 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!

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.

Schedule at-a-glance

All events take place at the Renaissance Nashville Hotel. 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. - 5:00 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
Thursday, December 5  
7:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.  Registration Open
8:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Exhibit Hall Open
8:00 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


Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

AWWA offers a wide variety of sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities to enhance your company's exposure and visibility throughout the conference.

Thank you for your interest in supporting the North American Water Loss Conference & Exposition! Call for Exhibitors and sponsorship opportunities will open in spring 2019.


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 in early Fall 2019.

Call for Papers Flyer




2019 Sponsors


Platinum Sponsor

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