AWWA Comment Period on ANSI/AWWA G400 - Utility Management Systems
December 22, 2017

AWWA solicits public comments on all proposed new AWWA Standards, and on all proposed revisions, reaffirmations, or withdrawals of existing AWWA Standards. The referenced standards project is being considered for approval and the publication of this notice begins AWWA's 30-day public comment period. An electronic public review copy of the proposed standard can be obtained for review during the comment period by emailing Comments must be submitted in writing to the AWWA contact listed below no later than the last day of the comment period specified herein. Such comments shall be specific to the section(s) of the standard under review and include sufficient detail so as to enable the reader to understand the commenter's position, concerns and suggested alternative language, if appropriate.

AWWA Comment Period closed on 1/21/18.

Send comments to:
Stephanie Passarelli
303.347.6245 phone
303.795.7603 fax

The review copy will be edited for publication and may also be revised as appropriate based on any comments received during the public comment period. Therefore, this copy is not suitable for continued utilization and is intended only for comment purposes.

Final publication of the standard may take several months. When it is available, a notice will be published in the official notice section of Journal - American Water Works Association. The standard becomes an effective AWWA standard on the first day of the month following such publication in Journal - American Water Works Association.

This standard covers the essential requirements for an effective utility management system.

Major changes made to the standard in this revision include the following:
1. Integration of references to Effective Utility Management (EUM) throughout standard.
2. Update of Section 4.2.1 related to legal and regulatory requirements.
3. Update of Section 4.4 for additional requirements to performance indicators and audits.
4. Integration of ANSI/AWWA G440, Emergency Preparedness Practices and ANSI/AWWA G430 Security Practices for Operation and Management.
5. Add section 5.3 for documentation of Sustainability program.