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Message from NACWA about COVID-19/Coronavirus

NACWA is committed to ensuring the health and safety of its members and staff. Given recent developments and efforts to control the spread of COVID-19, all NACWA staff are now teleworking. Staff remain reachable by all regular means and will be working to continue normal operations. The Association has cancelled its in-person meetings and conferences through the end of July, but is planning online events to provide members with valuable information and engagement opportunities.

 

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  • One Water Alexandria – Helping Alexandrians Know Their H2O

    May 13, 2020
    The residents of Alexandria, Virginia sometimes confuse the three water entities that service the city: Virginia American Water (VAW), which provides drinking water; the City of Alexandria, which owns the sanitary sewer system and stormwater infrastructure; and Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew), which owns the water resource recovery facility, interceptors, pump stations, and four combined sewer outfalls. In 2018, the One Water Alexandria partnership was established to provide education and outreach to the community and lessen confusion among shared water customers. The eight-person team, which represents the three water entities and RiverRenew (an AlexRenew program to address combined sewer overflows), developed a multi-phased plan to get Alexandrians to know their H2O.

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Part 4: Managing Challenges Through Resilience Thinking

June 3, 2020

As water stress increases on every continent, water professionals need to become proficient in “resilience thinking,” evaluating how interacting systems and assets can best be managed in the face of disturbances and uncertainty.  Resiliency thinking also allows water professionals to continually build on their existing knowledge and consider novel solutions to address the ever-changing shocks and stressors to water systems.  This webinar will examine how water utilities can take a broad view of water-related vulnerabilities and use collaboration, creativity, and resilience thinking to overcome these challenges.    

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