Register for Iowa AWWA/RCAP Small Water Systems Operator Training!

When: December 1-3, 2020

Day 1: Distribution System Water Quality
Day 2: Disinfection Overview and DBPs
Day 3: AWIA and Coliform Sampling

CEUs will be available. 
Please register for this event at:

After registering you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the training

Posted: 10/23/2020

You still have time to donate to the Water For People Virtual Cup Collection!


The virtual cup collection is still open and is a great opportunity to support Water For People. Donations can be made via PayPal or check. An anonymous donor will match all donations one-for-one. Water For People coffee cups are available as a token of appreciation for any gift of $40 or more.

CLICK HERE to donate with PayPal or a credit card. After processing fees, 100 percent of these contributions will go to Water For People.

Donations can also be made by check payable to Iowa Section AWWA sent to:

Taylor Hopper
FOX Engineering Associates, Inc.
414 South 17th Street, Suite 107
Ames, IA 50010

Donations must be received by November 6 to be matched.

Please direct any questions or comments to Taylor Hopper, Water For People Committee Chair, at 515.520.9702 or [email protected] Thank you for your continued support of these important causes!

Posted 10/23/2020

Small Systems Training: Optimization & Accessing Funding to Improve Small Systems

Where: Online Training

Dates: November 3-4, 2020; 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. each day

CEUs Available
This workshop is intended for small water utility systems located within the state of Iowa, made possible through a Small Systems collaboration of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Partnership for Safe Water.

Registration link:

Email questions about this training to: [email protected]

Posted: 9/21/2020

August 16-22 was Water and Wastewater Workers of Iowa Week!

W/WW Worker WeekOn July 15, 2020, Governor Kim Reynolds proclaimed August 16-22, 2020 as Water and Wastewater Workers of Iowa Week to recognize water and wastewater workers in Iowa for their dedication to improving quality of life and protecting public health. CLICK HERE to view the proclamation.  








Posted: 8/3/2020
Updated: 8/17/2020

FEMA Infrared Thermometers Available to Critical Infrastructure Workers through IOWARN Network

A limited supply of infrared thermometers have been made available through IOWARN for utilities that are implementing procedures requiring employees to undergo temperature scans when arriving at work or begin to feel ill. Thermometers are available for pickup at specific water/wastewater utilities in each of the six IDNR Regions. Download the IOWARN notice for additional information on how to obtain a thermometer in your area.  

Posted: 6/23/2020 

AWWA Government Affairs Office Requests Water Utility Participation

NRCS Refining Source Water Protection Local Priorities for Fiscal Year 2021

The National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) headquarters has requested that each NRCS state office designate high priority source water protection areas for prioritizing future use of conservation funds.  The AWWA Government Affairs Office is encouraging water utilities to contact their local NRCS office to discuss their source water areas and needs to assist the NRCS in determining these priority areas. Download the Government Affairs Office letter to AWWA Members and NRCS National Bulletin for additional information.  The NRCS's deadline for prioritizing watersheds is September 30, 2020.

Posted: 6/17/2020


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