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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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  • Avon Lake's Innovative Lateral Separation Program

    Nov 30, 2017
    Unlike many waterbodies in the United States, the Great Lakes pose unique opportunities and challenges. On one hand, its miles of coastline and open water provide a boon for economic activity and recreation. However, the challenges, such as addressing water quality concerns, are multi-faceted and require the coordination between numerous states, not to mention Canada.


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2018 Winter Conference to Explore Net Environmental Benefit

Plan now to attend NACWA’s 2018 Winter Conference, Exploring Net Environmental Benefit: Balancing Science & Cost, February 6 – 9 in Napa, CA. While clean water agencies are investing significant resources to improve water quality, they continue to face increasingly complex regulatory challenges, including more stringent water quality standards, and other mandates that are adding to their list of investment needs…

NACWA, NAWC Seek Input on Perceptions of Alternative Delivery Approaches

NACWA and the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) are conducting a joint survey to assess the level of interest among their respective members in alternative delivery approaches to providing water and wastewater services (including public-private partnerships). The survey is intended to help NACWA and NAWC better understand perspectives on the range of alternative delivery models and evaluate the perceptions that the public water utility community has of private water companies and vice versa…

Take Advantage of Membership! Be Active in NACWA Committees 

With ten standing committees and multiple corresponding workgroups to participate in, NACWA members are encouraged to take an active role in Clean Water Advocacy.  Participation offers the unique and truly rewarding experience of being on the "cutting edge" of national environmental initiatives and allows members to get targeted information on specific issues.  The Association’s active and diverse committee structure invites members to work collectively to shape national environmental policy…

Next 'Hot Topics' Webinar Slated for December 13

Join us for the next Hot Topics in Clean Water Law Webinar on December 13 at 2:00 pm ET, for a discussion on the intersections between clean air and clean water regulation.  Presentations will address clean air regulations impacting POTWs, the future of air regulation in the Trump administration, and how utilities can prepare for sea level rise. These webinars providing critical legal and regulatory insights for both attorneys and managers. Registration will be available soon!

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Winter Conference

Exploring Net Environmental Benefit: Balancing Science & Cost

Napa, CA