American Water Works Association

Published: August 23, 2018 | Last updated: July 5, 2023

What Does American Water Works Association Mean?

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is an international nonprofit scientific and educational organization founded in 1881. The association is focused on providing various solutions for improving water quality and supply.

AWWA has over 50,000 members worldwide consisting of water utility companies, treatment plant managers and operators, environmentalists, scientists, public health officials and any other persons or bodies involved in the water supply industry and public health.


Trenchlesspedia Explains American Water Works Association

The AWWA typically distributes information on water-related topics via various publications such as books, magazines, training manuals, reports and educational videos.

The organization also hosts annual professional and technical conferences on topics including water quality, distribution and management.

The AWWA has also released several trenchless construction publications to spread awareness and outline construction best practices. Some of these publications include:

  • Trenchless Technology Applications in the Water Industry
  • Trenchless Technology Planning Equipment and Methods
  • Rehabilitation of Water Mains
  • Trenchless Technology Applications In The Water Industry (Webinar)

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