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National Association of Water Companies names new CEO

National Association of Water Companies names new CEO

June 29, 2018 at 11:50 am 0 comments

The Board of the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) has selected Federal Energy Regulatory Commissioner Robert F. Powelson to serve as NAWC’s new chief executive. In his new role, Powelson will guide the strategic direction of the organization, oversee the association’s operations and work directly with the more thanRead More

OWASA receives President’s Award from Partnership for Safe Water 

OWASA receives President’s Award from Partnership for Safe Water 

January 29, 2018 at 11:13 am 0 comments

The Orange Water and Sewer Authority (OWASA) in Carrboro, N.C., recently received the prestigious Presidents Award for Distribution System Operation from the Partnership for Safe Water. To date, OWASA is only the third utility in the United States to achieve this award. The OWASA is a public, non-profit agency thatRead More

Reflections from Washington, D.C. — Water Infrastructure in the Balance

Reflections from Washington, D.C. — Water Infrastructure in the Balance

December 20, 2017 at 7:20 am 0 comments

By Michael Deane As we reflect upon the first year of the Trump Administration, I would like to offer some insight into recent developments in Washington, D.C., and what we are likely to see in 2018 with respect to water infrastructure funding and reform. This year began with an ambitiousRead More

Deane to depart NAWC in February 2018

Deane to depart NAWC in February 2018

December 11, 2017 at 1:44 pm 0 comments

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) announced today that executive director Michael Deane will leave the association, effective Feb. 1, 2018. Deane has led the trade association for private regulated utilities and operating companies since June 2009. “Michael’s leadership over the past eight years has strengthened the association andRead More

NAWC joins fight against utility scams targeting customers

NAWC joins fight against utility scams targeting customers

November 20, 2017 at 11:21 am 0 comments

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) has joined Utilities United Against Scams (UUAS) — a consortium of more than 100 electric, water and natural gas utilities and their respective trade associations — in supporting the second annual Utility Scam Awareness Day to draw attention to the growing issue of utilityRead More

NAWC names Colleen Newman as government relations director

NAWC names Colleen Newman as government relations director

November 16, 2017 at 11:21 am 0 comments

Colleen Newman has been named as the new director of government relations for the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC). Newman will lead NAWC’s efforts to promote policies supporting sustainable solutions to the nation’s water infrastructure investment and management challenges. These solutions require innovation and, working with NAWC members andRead More

2017 NAWC Water Summit highlights rate regulation, technology in the sector

2017 NAWC Water Summit highlights rate regulation, technology in the sector

October 20, 2017 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

Private water industry leaders from across the country gathered Oct. 15-17 in Seattle, Wash., for the 2017 NAWC Water Summit. This year’s Summit programming included addressing water infrastructure needs, rate regulation, use of drone technology and economic and geopolitical trends. “NAWC is pleased to bring together water industry professionals toRead More

American Water honored with NAWC awards 

American Water honored with NAWC awards 

October 19, 2017 at 3:14 pm 0 comments

American Water has received two awards from the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) at its 2017 NAWC Water Summit, honoring American Water’s commitment to innovation and passion to serving customers and communities. American Water’s geothermal pilot was recognized in the “sustainability” category with a 2017 Management Innovation Award, whichRead More

NAWC: $60 billion in private spending could come from regulatory reform

NAWC: $60 billion in private spending could come from regulatory reform

October 6, 2017 at 9:48 pm 0 comments

As federal lawmakers examine how to address the country’s infrastructure challenges, a new report commissioned by the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) highlights a range of opportunities to bolster water infrastructure investment in communities across the United States. The study, prepared by PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), indicates that key changes toRead More

Guide identifies opportunities, barriers to assisting low-income customers

Guide identifies opportunities, barriers to assisting low-income customers

July 24, 2017 at 8:57 am 0 comments

To assist low-income households in the United States with rising water and wastewater rates, seven leading water associations issued a guide that assesses the feasibility of rate-funded customer assistance programs (CAPs) in each state. Water and wastewater rates in the United States are increasing sharply as utilities address aging waterRead More