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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

10/04/2016 - National Association of Water Companies Announces Appointments to the Board of Directors
The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) announced the organization’s new board of directors at its annual Water Summit this week. Martin Kropelnicki, president and CEO of California Water Service Group, has been elected president of the NAWC board of directors. Kropelnicki replaces Joe Gysel, president of EPCOR Water USA. David Stanton, president of SUEZ North America

10/04/2016 - National Association of Water Companies Names Golden State Water Company as Winner of the NAWC Management Innovation Awards
The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) has named Golden State Water Company as the winner of the 2016 NAWC Management Innovation Awards for its water conservation communications program, the “Collaborative Conservation Education Campaign.” The announcement was made yesterday as part of the 2016 NAWC Water Summit in San Diego, California.

10/03/2016 - Water Challenges and Opportunities Are Focal Points of 2016 NAWC Water Summit
The nation’s thought leaders on the water-energy-telecommunications nexus, public policy, regulation, capital markets, cybersecurity and public-private partnerships come together at private water industry’s annual meeting

10/03/2016 - California Water Service’s Chris Whitley Named Winner of 2016 NAWC Living Water Award
The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) is pleased to announce Chris Whitley of California Water Service (Cal Water) has been selected as the winner of the 2016 NAWC Living Water Award.

07/07/2016 - Members of the National Association of Water Companies Release Water Quality Reports
The National Association of Water Companies (NAWC) today announced its member companies annual water quality reports are now available. These reports compare drinking water quality to state and federal standards and are required annually of water providers.


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