State of the Water Industry

Since 2004 AWWA has conducted our annual State of the Water Industry survey to identify and track significant challenges facing the water industry and to provide data and analyses to support water professionals as they develop strategies to address these issues.

2018 SOTWI Survey open!

As we have since 2004, AWWA is again conducting the annual State of the Water Industry Survey. 

Please make your voice is heard by sharing your views on key water industry challenges, critical concerns and emerging opportunities. The survey should take approximately 10 to 20 minutes to complete. Your responses are voluntary and will be kept strictly confidential. As in previous years, aggregate results will be provided through the SOTWI webpage, and in the Journal – American Water Works Association.

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If you have any questions, please contact Dawn Flancher, AWWA Sr. Manager of Technical and Research Programs

2017 State of the Water Industry Report

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Recent SOTWI ReportS

In addition to the 2017 State of the Water Industry report, take a look other recent reports to understand the evolution of the water industry's focus in the state of water and sewer infrastructure, long-term water supply availability, financing for capital improvements, and public understanding of the value of water.

 2016 SOTWI Report  2015 SOTWI Report 2014 SOTWI Report 
 2016 SOTWI 2015 State of the Water Industry report book cover  2014 SOTWI report
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