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  • El Paso Water

    Jan 29, 2018
    In the Southwest, a perfect storm of rising temperatures, persistent drought, and growing populations has pushed water managers to consider new approaches to providing clean water for their customers. El Paso Water is at the forefront of this transition with their innovative slate of water reuse projects. In particular, the Advanced Water Purification initiative features a “pipe-to-pipe” system that is wholly unique to North America.


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Your Voice Needed in Washington for Water Week 2018!

With policymakers in Washington, DC now firmly focused on infrastructure investment, it’s more critical than ever that YOU make plans to attend the National Water Policy Fly-In (April 17 – 18), the anchor event of Water Week 2018

NACWA Elects New Officers, Welcomes New Board Member

NACWA’s  Board of Directors elected new officers last week. Joining NACWA President David St. Pierre, Executive Director, Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, IL, are Mark S. Sanchez, Executive Director of the Albuquerque-Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority, NM, as Vice President; John P. Sullivan, Chief Engineer of the Boston Water & Sewer Commission, MA as Treasurer; and Terry Leeds, Director, KC Water, MO. NACWA welcomes Terry Leeds as its newest officer and thanks all for their leadership.

The NACWA Board also acted to appoint Carla A. Reid, General Manager & Chief Executive Officer of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, in Maryland, as a new At-Large Board Member.  Ms. Reid is a civil engineer and senior executive with more than 30 years of business and leadership experience in the public sector and will be a great asset to the Association’s Board. NACWA is pleased to welcome Carla Reid to its Board of Directors.

NACWA Debuts New Logo and Visual Brand

NACWA unveiled its new brand and logo at the 2018 Winter Conference in Napa, CA. The new visual brand represents NACWA’s central mission: To advocate for sound clean water policy and to amplify the collective voice of the Association’s members.

WateReuse Association to Showcase Reuse Success, Calls for Abstracts

The WateReuse Association is currently accepting abstracts for the 33rd Annual WateReuse Symposium, the nation’s premier conference on water recycling, coming September 9 – 12, in Austin, TX. The gathering provides an opportunity for participants to showcase success stories in water recycling, new strategies and emerging innovations in water reuse. Deadline for abstract submission is Friday, March 9.

NACWA Responds to White House Infrastructure Proposal

In a press release issued this week, NACWA declared that it is pleased that drinking water and clean water systems were specifically mentioned in the White House’s infrastructure proposal and that the President’s commitment of $1.5 trillion and reaffirmation of $200 billion in federal dollars, in addition to working with local governments, is a necessary first step to fixing our nation’s critically underfunded water infrastructure…

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National Water Policy Fly-In

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