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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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NACWA Members Gather in Sunny San Diego to Forecast the Future of Clean Water Innovation

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The weather couldn’t be beat in San Diego this week as we joined our clean water colleagues for the 2016 Winter Conference, Back to the Basics . . . Will Compliance Concerns Derail Efforts to Innovate?
NACWA brought together thought leaders, technology solution providers, and utility representatives to discuss how and whether the Clean Water Act […]

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No More Microbeads

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On December 28, President Obama signed the Microbead-Free Waters Act of 2015, marking a major victory for clean water and NACWA. The law bans the manufacture of rinse-off cosmetic products containing plastic microbeads after July 1, 2017, and prohibits the sale of these products after July 1, 2018.
NACWA strongly supported the legislation banning microbeads as part […]

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