(August 28, 2019) – NACWA was active at the Water Finance Conference in Washington, DC last week, serving as the lead sponsor of the event and speaking on a number of topics including affordability and low-income ratepayer water assistance programs.
Chris Hornback, NACWA’s Deputy CEO, provided opening remarks at the conference and also moderated a panel discussion on how to best define affordability within the water sector. Nathan Gardner-Andrews, NACWA’s Chief Advocacy Officer, presented on how a federal low-income water assistance program might be structured. NACWA member utilities including AlexRenew, the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, and the Philadelphia Water Department also participated in the event.
NACWA appreciates the opportunity to take part in the conference and to sponsor the important discussions that occurred.