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Triple Vision: Collaboration, Innovation, Communication

Triple Vision: Collaboration, Innovation, Communication

April 18, 2017 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

 By Cindy Wallis-Lage   Water is both a resource and a challenge. As an optimist — a trait I think I share with many water leaders — I see opportunities and potential solutions when I look at challenges facing the water industry. Leaders in any field tend to have specialRead More

A Call to Action for Non-Revenue Water

A Call to Action for Non-Revenue Water

April 17, 2017 at 9:37 am 0 comments

A Look at Statewide Efforts to Eliminate the Blind Spot of Water & Revenue Losses By George Kunkel It is a highly unfortunate occurrence for many drinking water utilities that a considerable portion of the water that they withdraw from available resources never reaches a customer or is not (fully)Read More

White House proposes EPA cuts in FY18 budget; SRF to increase

White House proposes EPA cuts in FY18 budget; SRF to increase

March 20, 2017 at 11:44 am 0 comments

Last week, the White House released its proposed budget for Fiscal Year 2018. As expected, the proposal includes severe cuts to government agencies but also expands support for some programs related to critical infrastructure. As proposed, the budget would lead to a 31 percent reduction in funding for the U.S.Read More

Does Trump’s infrastructure plan conflict with budget proposal?

Does Trump’s infrastructure plan conflict with budget proposal?

March 6, 2017 at 11:30 am 0 comments

President Donald Trump vowed to follow through on another key campaign promise when he announced during a recent address to Congress that he would ask for approval of a $1 trillion infrastructure spending plan. However, Trump’s comments on increased infrastructure investment came just days after the White House outlined a FY18Read More

LaFrance joins executive council of NOAA drought program

LaFrance joins executive council of NOAA drought program

February 6, 2017 at 2:13 pm 0 comments

American Water Works Association CEO David LaFrance has joined the executive council of the National Integrated Drought Information System (NIDIS) for a five-year term. NIDIS is a multi-agency partnership led by the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) that provides information and tools to forecast, prepare for and mitigate the effectsRead More

AWWA Board selects David Rager as next president-elect

AWWA Board selects David Rager as next president-elect

January 16, 2017 at 1:08 pm 0 comments

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) Board of Directors selected Cincinnati-based consultant David Rager as the association’s next president-elect during its annual winter meeting. Four vice presidents, one director-at-large and one service provider director-at-large were also elected. An AWWA member for nearly 15 years, Rager is the principal of Rager Management Consulting,Read More

AWWA to Trump: Make Water Infrastructure Key Priority

AWWA to Trump: Make Water Infrastructure Key Priority

November 21, 2016 at 10:17 am 0 comments

  In a letter to President-elect Donald J. Trump last week, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) encouraged collaboration among the new administration to make water infrastructure investment a key priority in the coming years. The letter also elevated the issues of cybersecurity, source water protection, the energy-water nexus, affordabilityRead More

AWWA, Water Research Foundation Publish Cyanotoxins Guidance

AWWA, Water Research Foundation Publish Cyanotoxins Guidance

September 13, 2016 at 8:58 am 0 comments

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Water Research Foundation (WRF) have released a guide and additional resources to help water professionals detect and control cyanotoxins, the algae-related contaminants that can negatively impact drinking water quality. “Managing Cyanotoxins in Drinking Water: A Technical Guidance Manual for Drinking Water Professionals”Read More

Bennett-Bailey Begins Term as AWWA President

Bennett-Bailey Begins Term as AWWA President

July 18, 2016 at 9:05 am 0 comments

Jeanne Bennett-Bailey of Fairfax, Va., has officially begun her one-year term as president of the American Water Works Association. Bennett-Bailey becomes the 135th president of AWWA. As an active member of AWWA, Bennett-Bailey was the AWWA’s Volunteer of the Year in 2014 and has served as chair of the PublicRead More

AWWA’s ACE16 Draws Water Community to Chicago

AWWA’s ACE16 Draws Water Community to Chicago

June 27, 2016 at 1:45 pm 0 comments

The American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) 2016 Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE16) was in Chicago last week for its 135th annual conference and drew more than 12,000 attendees to McCormick Place West. AWWA’s ACE is the longest running water conference in the world, having first convened in 1881. The ACE16Read More

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