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Cal Water honored with NAWC awards

Cal Water honored with NAWC awards

November 12, 2018 at 1:47 pm 0 comments

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) has announced California Water Service (Cal Water) as the winner of two 2018 NAWC Management Innovation Awards. The company was recognized in October at the 2018 NAWC Water Summit in San Antonio, Texas. Two of Cal Water’s submissions – one for its large-scale treatmentRead More

The Outlook for Partnerships and Private Investment: Q&A with NAWC CEO

The Outlook for Partnerships and Private Investment: Q&A with NAWC CEO

November 9, 2018 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

EDITOR’S NOTE — In September, Water Finance & Management sat down with new president and CEO of the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC), Robert Powelson. Powelson officially joined NAWC in August 2018 after a year serving on the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC), to which he was confirmed inRead More

NAWC forms new ‘Contract Operations Committee’

NAWC forms new ‘Contract Operations Committee’

September 11, 2018 at 7:30 am 0 comments

The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) recently announced the creation of a Board-led Standing Committee focused on contract operations. The new Contract Operations Committee represents NAWC members engaged in the provision of water and wastewater services via operating agreements, public-private partnerships (P3s), and related arrangements with municipalities and otherRead More

New private activity bond legislation introduced in Senate

New private activity bond legislation introduced in Senate

September 4, 2018 at 10:20 am 0 comments

In August, Senators Bob Menendez (D-N.J.) and Mike Crapo (R-Idaho) re-introduced bipartisan legislation, S.3358, the Sustainable Water Infrastructure Investment Act of 2018, which would modify the tax code to remove state volume caps on the issuances of government private activity bonds (PABs) used by water and wastewater systems for infrastructure investment.Read More

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