Welcome to the SW AWWA Website!

Welcome to the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Southwest Section. AWWA is an international nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply.

Founded in 1881, AWWA is the largest organization of water supply professionals in the world. Its more than 50,000 members represent the full spectrum of the drinking water community: treatment plant operators and managers, scientists, environmentalists, manufacturers, academicians, regulators, and others who hold genuine interest in water supply and public health.

Just a quick reminder that the deadline for applying for the Southwest Section AWWA Memorial Scholarship is quickly approaching. Applications MUST be postmarked by June 25, 2017 to be considered in this year's review and award. Visit www.swawwa.org/scholarships/ for application and rules.

September 7, 2017 - The Southwest Section AWWA, in partnership with the Rural Community Assistance Partnership, has scheduled a Small Systems Workshop for September 7, 2017 in Russellville, AR at the Holiday Inn Express. The class will focus on operations and Safe Drinking Water Act compliance. Lunch will be provided for attendees. We will provide an update when registration opens, or when other details become available, for the workshop.

October 2-5, 2017 - Oklahoma Water and Pollution Control Annual Conference (OWPCA) sponsored by Rose State College will be held at the Rose State College Professional Training Center 1720 Hudiburg Drive Midwest City, Ok 73115 on Oct 2 – 5, 2017. There will be a Water Tasting Contest & Top Ops Competition, Go to www.owpca.com to register.
Dr. Krzmarick a Professor of Civil & Environmental Engineering at OSU will be a speaker. He will be speaking on: 1) Concerns on Ground and Surface Water Quality from Hydraulic Fracturing Activity, and 2) Effects of an Anthrax-Emergency Response Load of Antibiotics on Wastewater Treatment Systems.


Join Today! Membership in AWWA gives you the chance to meet and learn with recognized industry leaders.

The Southwest AWWA Section’s Annual Conference & Expo will take place in Oklahoma City, OK, Oct. 15-17, 2017. Mark your calendars!

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The more you know about your water utility, the better position you will be in to contribute positively to the quality of your drinking water.