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AWWA -American Water Works Association

Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource. With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life.

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Former head of EPA water program, Philadelphia water commissioner among speakers at AWWA Public...

The former head of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s National Water Program and the Philadelphia Water Commissioner are among the speakers at the American Water Works Association’s Public Officials Breakfast & Caucus, 8-11:30 a.m. Tuesday, June 13, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center.
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One AWWA Operator Scholarship Fund auction launches today

The Water Equation, the fundraising program of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), today launched its first-ever online auction to raise funds for the One AWWA Operator Scholarship Fund. The online auction will run through June 21.
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AWWA announces speakers for ACE17 in Philadelphia

The American Water Works Association announced today that Olympic champion Amy Van Dyken and a panel of water industry leaders will speak at the association’s Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE17), to be held June 11-14 in Philadelphia.
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AWWA and U.S. Commercial Service lead water trade mission to Peru

The American Water Works Association (AWWA), headquartered in Denver, Colorado, U.S.A., and the U.S. Department of Commerce’s U.S. Commercial Service announced today that they are currently leading a delegation of 13 water companies to Peru May 21-24.
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AWWA testifies on potential improvements to Safe Drinking Water Act

In a U.S. House subcommittee hearing today, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) testified that updates to the Safe Drinking Water Act (SDWA) are overdue and necessary to assist communities with water infrastructure and compliance challenges.
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AWWA launches Buried No Longer® tool, highlights WIFIA during Infrastructure Week

As part of its observance of Infrastructure Week, the American Water Works Association announced the launch of its new Buried No Longer® (BNL) tool.
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AWWA advocates for water infrastructure investment as Drinking Water Week ends

As Drinking Water Week concludes, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are advocating for investment in the repair and replacement of local water infrastructure.
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AWWA cheers boost in WIFIA funding to confront water infrastructure challenge

With a $2 trillion water and wastewater infrastructure challenge facing America, the American Water Works Association today applauded Congress for appropriating an additional $10 million
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AWWA encourages getting the lead out during Drinking Water Week

As Drinking Water Week continues, the American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are encouraging households to identify and replace lead-based water pipes and plumbing.
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AWWA encourages ‘getting to know and love’ tap water during Drinking Water Week

The American Water Works Association and water professionals across North America are kicking off Drinking Water Week today with the theme “Your Water – To Know It Is To Love It”.
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AWWA urges increased WIFIA funding as communities line up for loans

The American Water Works Association today celebrated news that 43 entities have expressed interest in loans through the Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act (WIFIA) and urged increased funding to confront the U.S. water infrastructure challenge.
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AWWA’s ACE17 super-saver registration deadline is March 30

The deadline for early registration for the American Water Works Association’s 2017 Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE17) is this Thurs., March 30, at midnight EDT. ACE17 will be held June 11-14 in Philadelphia, Penn.
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Utility leaders elevate water infrastructure at AWWA event on Capitol Hill

More than 140 water utility leaders from throughout the United States embarked on 352 meetings with members of Congress this week to elevate the importance of investing in water infrastructure
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AWWA releases updated edition of M50 Water Resources Planning

The third edition of the American Water Works Association’s M50 Water Resources Planning is now available. M50 assists water resources planners in implementing a work plan that effectively addresses technical and institutional needs before developing new water supplies. The guide also demonstrates how to produce a long-term Integrated Resource Plan for water utilities.

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