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Momentum Builds for Water Week, Don’t Miss Out!!

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Water Week 2017 is just around the corner, and excitement is quickly building as key members of Congress confirm their participation and an agenda of high-caliber events rounds into shape.  Anchored by the National Water Policy Fly-In (March 21-22) and the inaugural Capitol Hill Rally for Water (March 22) the Week will provide a pivotal […]

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Calling all NACWA Affiliates

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It’s not too late to showcase your many contributions to the water sector and build strong relationships with utilities nationwide through NACWA Sponsorship in 2017. With the 2017 Winter Conference in the rear view mirror, NACWA has updated its sponsorship prospectus with adjustments to pricing and benefits, and would love to count you among its […]

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NACWA, SWAN Advance Smart Water Systems

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Join global water leaders at the 7th Annual Smart Water Networks (SWAN) Conference, taking place May 9-10, 2017 at the Tower Hotel in London. The event will focus on creating smart, resilient water and wastewater systems, encompassing four key pillars: 1. Safe water quality; 2. Reliable service; 3. Secure systems; and 4. Efficient operations.
More information on the SWAN’s Conference is […]

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Show Your Support for Water Week 2017

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There are many ways to demonstrate your clear commitment to America’s waters during Water Week 2017 (March 19 – 25).  Plan now to join your colleagues from across the country in Washington, DC for the National Water Policy Fly-In, the anchor event of Water Week (see related article). You can also lend your utility name […]

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Engagement, Collaboration, Unity: Watchwords at Winter Conference 2017

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Ask any long-time attendee to describe NACWA Conferences, and they would somehow reference the “warm buzz” hovering over the crowd—familiar and welcoming.  With new members and new event features at Winter Conference 2017, that buzz was enhanced, which bodes well for the Association’s overarching goal of increasing engagement among its members nationwide.
Conference Committees Define Collaboration
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NACWA Welcomes New Members! One Network…One Voice

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NACWA is proud and honored to welcome its new members for fiscal year 2017 (from October 1, 2016).  The Association is a diverse network of utility members and agencies, ensuring that the collective voice of our nation’s public utilities—the Clean Water Community—is heard. As one voice, we elevate Water as a top priority on the […]

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Thank You NACWA Members for a Great 2016 . . . But We Have a Lot of Work Ahead!

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As 2016 comes to a close, now is the perfect time to reflect on NACWA’s successes this year and set our sights on the work that must still be done in the New Year. Despite a tumultuous political season, NACWA members won hard-fought battles to promote sensible, affordable and innovative approaches to water quality protection […]

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Utilities Achieve Chesapeake Bay Nutrient Goals 10 Years Ahead of Schedule

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Many folks believe that the greatest challenge to improving water quality is eliminating hypoxic zones, often termed “dead zones,” which are areas in lakes and oceans of such low oxygen concentration that aquatic life dies. These hypoxic zones are fueled by the presence of excessive amounts of nutrients – mainly phosphorus and nitrogen. The consequences […]

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Don’t Stop with the Policy Forum! Make Sure Your Voice is Heard in Congress

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During my 25 years in Congress, I have never seen the nation’s citizens so focused on the state of our drinking water and wastewater infrastructure.  With the crisis in Flint and the drought in the West, Congress has been laser focused on our Country’s pressing water infrastructure needs.
Last week, I had the opportunity to address […]

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Some Data on Why Water Week is Important

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For the first time in years, water has become a predominant issue in our nation’s consciousness. With the twin challenges of the ongoing crisis in Flint and the drought in the West, legislators are introducing bills at an unprecedented pace to address our pressing water infrastructure needs. The Water Sector has the unique opportunity to […]

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