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The National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) is the nation’s recognized leader in legislative, regulatory and legal clean water advocacy - helping ensure a strong, sustainable clean water future.

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  • Beckley Sanitary Board Controls Runoff in the Cloud

    Jun 20, 2018
    The Beckley Sanitary Board’s (BSB) Ewart Avenue iPond project capitalizes on the emerging availability and advancements in low-cost, internet-accessible controller systems — with wired and wireless communications – to allow for real-time, dynamic control of stormwater infrastructure. This new control technology accounts for, and manages, the highly variable nature of wet weather induced runoff, and for its innovation and application, won NACWA’s National Environmental Achievement Award.


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Registration Open: NACWA 2018 Utility Leadership Conference Tackles Management and Governance

As clean water stakeholders continue to explore levels of private engagement, peer-to-peer partnerships and how the fragmentation the public water/wastewater sector limits progress, NACWA’s Utility Leadership Conference & 48th Annual Meeting (July 23-26) is poised to inspire big solutions and innovative plans of action. Scheduled July 23-26, in the heart of downtown Boston, MA, the ULC will be one of the clean water sector’s biggest events—and one of your utility’s most valuable investments—this year. Register today!

StratComm Conference to Focus on Community Outreach, Ratepayer Relations

For any clean water utility, ratepayers are the top priority and the bottom line. And for the vast majority of ratepayers, your utility’s communications will be the ONLY interaction and impression they will ever have of you and your operations. NACWA’s communications conference, StratComm: H2O is more crucial than ever (June 6-7, Chicago, IL). Register today, and be sure to reserve your room at the Palmer House Hilton before the May 15 deadline to get the special conference room rate!

Prime Opportunities for Employers, Candidates at Clean Water Careers

NACWA's Clean Water Careers offers opportunities for both employers and individuals seeking high-value positions. The job board delivers listings for both public and private sector positions and caters to a unique audience of experienced and highly qualified candidates. Positions from Florida to California and numerous locales in-between are available – along with job alerts for newly posted positions. Visit Clean Water Careers today!

Don't Miss the Opportunity to Grow Your Utility Leaders of the Future

Interested in growing the next generation of leaders at your utility? Join NACWA and Core Consulting Group for a May 18, 2018 from 2:00 – 3:00 pm Eastern Time for a webinar to learn about Core Growth: Building Utility Leaders of the Future. This six-month utility leadership development program is designed for those whose span of influence or impact is growing in a meaningful way.

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Utility Leadership Conference & 48th Annual Meeting

Boston, MA