About the Missouri Section AWWA
The Missouri Section of the American Water Works Association (MO-AWWA) is dedicated to the promotion of public health and welfare by assuring drinking water of unquestionable quality and sufficient quantity. AWWA, as a leader for the public drinking water profession, works to advance the technology, science, and governmental policies relative to the public drinking water profession’s role in stewardship of water resources.
The Section takes an active role in working with regulatory and legislative bodies to advocate public policy consistent with achieving these goals.
Objectives of MO-AWWA
The objectives of this Section are to promote public health, safety, and welfare through the improvement of the quality and quantity of water delivered to the public and the development and furtherance of understanding of the problems relating thereto by:
- advancing the knowledge of the design, construction, operation, water treatment, and management of water utilities and developing standards for procedures, equipment, and materials used by public water supply systems;
- advancing the knowledge of the problems involved in the development of resources, production and distribution of safe and adequate water supplies;
- educating the public on the problems of water supply and promoting a spirit of cooperation between consumers and suppliers in solving these problems; and
- conducting research to determine the causes of problems of providing a safe and adequate water supply and proposing solutions thereto in an effort to improve the quality and quantity of the water supply provided to the public.
Get Involved with MO-AWWA
Opportunities for participation in the Missouri Section abound—through committee membership, presentations, events, or simply networking with fellow water industry professionals in an educational and social environment—opportunities are always available. Please check out our upcoming events and latest magazine issue for opportunities near you to network with fellow water industry professionals in an education and social environment.
If you’re interested in joining a committee or simply learning more, please contact one of our committee chairs.