Formed in 1962 and granted 501(c)3 Non-Profit Status in 1997, the Alaska Water Wastewater Management Association (AWWMA) is dedicated to the stewardship of the environment, and the protection of public health. AWWMA is a leader in advancing the technology of Alaska's water and wastewater industry, and active at the grassroots level in government policies relative to the stewardship of Alaska's water resources and public health.
Who We Are
AWWMA is comprised of dedicated water professionals, managing the activities of the Alaska Section of the American Water Works Association
, and is the Alaska Member Assoåciation of the Water Environment Federation
. Members of either of these two organizations who live, work or support the industry in Alaska are eligible to become members of AWWMA
In an effort to promote the importance of "Clean, Safe Water for Alaska", AWWMA participates annually in National Drinking Water Week
, World Water Monitoring Day
, and World Water Week
. AWWMA also actively promotes the Stockholm Jr Water Prize
each year, selecting and sponsoring an Alaska winner to compete in the SJWP National Competition.
Water for People
is the charity of choice for AWWMA - fund raising activities are common at our annual conference and other events. AWWMA members are also actively involved in Engineers Without Borders' water related projects.