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Studies show that customers and public officials pay more attention to what they hear from the media compared to any other source of information, including their own local water utility. As our country continues to face tough water challenges, it's more important than ever to get the story right.

The NAWC is the voice of the private water industry, and we are committed to serving as a credible resource for journalists who wish to learn more about private water companies and the work our members are doing in communities and cities across the country. Get the facts on private water from the people who know.

Press Releases

03/23/2015 - New Website Corrects Deliberately Misleading Information on Private Water Industry launched today, becoming the first fact-checking effort designed specifically to debunk false claims about the private water industry being made by groups like Food & Water Watch and Corporate Accountability International. The website exposes the mislea

01/16/2015 - Statement by National Association of Water Companies Executive Director Michael Deane on Obama Administration’s Water Infrastructure Proposals
The National Association of Water Companies applauds the Obama Administration for its proposals today to accelerate the important role of private sector capital and expertise in improving the nation’s infrastructure, including critical drinking water and wastewater systems.

10/10/2014 - United Water Named Winner of NAWC Management Innovation Awards
The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) is pleased to announce United Water as the winner of the 2014 NAWC Management Innovation Awards for its Use of Recycled Glass as Backfill Material by its New York utility. The NAWC Management Innovation Awards recognize member companies for their groundbreaking, industry-changing ideas. This year’s competition attracted a variety of entries

10/09/2014 - National Association of Water Companies Announces Board Appointments
The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) announced the organization’s new board of directors at its annual Water Summit earlier this week. Walter Lynch, president and chief operating officer of regulated operations for American Water, has been named president of the NAWC board of directors. Lynch replaces Dennis Doll, chairman, president and CEO of Middlesex Water Company.

10/07/2014 - Duyen Tran Named NAWC Living Water Award Grand Prize Winner
The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) has announced Duyen Tran of CH2M HILL is the Grand Prize Winner for the 2014 NAWC Living Water Award. The announcement took place at the NAWC Water Summit.


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