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Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource. It has more than 50,000 members worldwide which include scientists, environmentalists, water utilities, regulators and other stakeholders in the area of water supply and public health.

AWWA works through education and training, conferences, creating awareness through communication, and local action among its sections spread throughout North America. Its Indian chapter hopes to bring a fresh perspective towards the preservation, management and distribution of clean water throughout the country; and to leverage its decades-old experience in water management to improve public health, protect the environment and strengthen the Indian economy. Click here for the AWWA.org home page

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An exclusive article from AWWA in the August issue of Express Water

Buried No Longer: Confronting the U.S. Water Infrastructure Challenge

AWWAIndia sponsored the
1st SCCP II Workshop on Water and Sanitation

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Shirish Kardile, Past Chair - AWWAIndia

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During the filtration cycle (service cycle) the water’s initial operating level is low (height of outlet weir crest + initial head loss). As the media starts clogging, the water head above the media starts increasing gradually. Normally, the water level in the bed reaches up to the crest of the influent splitting weir, the service cycle is completed, and the filter is taken out of service for a backwash.

Control Filter Rates Without Rate Controllers


AWWAIndia, through Water Wonderful, wants to create a shift in a child's behaviour towards water through continuous follow-up on activities over a period of time.

Water scarcity is a problem worldwide—but improved water-supply networks are starting to make a dent in the problem.

It’s important for water professionals to tell their customers that water is sometimes taken for granted and is worth our continued investment, Lennox said. Customers must also understand that utilities are working to keep water affordable through innovation, partnerships and strategic planning.
"When we think of utility workers, I think we tend to focus primarily on the technical folks. But there’s a ton of other work that goes into managing a successful utility, such as succession planning, customer analytics, communications, asset management, and finance."
Brenda Lennox, president-elect, American Water Works Association
This is an initiative of AWWAIndia to bring all stakeholders such as manufacturers, EPCs, consultants, utilities, research & academics, and the Government on a platform for consultative brainstorming.
The 49th Annual Convention of The Indian Water Works Association on Smart Water Management.
With the theme as ‘Smart Water Management’ the convention focused on topics like wastewater treatment, water reclamation and reuse, water & health and Improved sanitation options among others.

This was another event as a part of our strategic vision for India, where AWWAIndia supports initiatives that bring together important Stakeholders from across the spectrum of the water sector.
The event focused on water and wastewater management and featured eminent speakers from educational institutes, utilities and corporates who shared their common vision of setting standards to provide portable water to all strata of society.
AWWAIndia participated as a supporting association at this IWWA conference.
AWWAIndia too participated at Corcon16 and showcased advantages of an AWWAIndia membership.
Visitors and exhibitors alike, were interested in knowing about benefits of an AWWAIndia membership and took advantage of the 90-day trial membership on offer.
This was a part of AWWAIndia’s strategic engagement initiative with Aqua World as a supporting association.


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