To aid clean water programs as they address COVID-19, ACWA is compiling state, interstate, and other-entity resources and innovations in response to the virus’ impact to state and interstate program operations. Click here to access COVID-19 Resources.

Please be advised that pursuant to evolving guidance and best practices, ACWA staff are teleworking until further notice. As ACWA has established telework protocols, members should not experience any disruption in ACWA services or operations.

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Weekly Wrap

ACWA Weekly Wrap Vol. XI, Issue 12 (Week of March 30, 2020)

In this issue…

  • EPA urges states to designate water services essential
  • EPA report shows decline in enforcement
  • Global drought forecasting tool released
  • Study of water quality in human-dominated landscapes
  • EPA extends comment period on transparency rule
  • Meetings, webinars, and more!

Read the Issue

ACWA is a national, nonpartisan professional organization. Association members are the State, Interstate and Territorial officials who are responsible for the implementation of surface water protection programs throughout the nation.

They continue to lead the way in creating and realizing a vision for clean water in America. Select a focus area to see how we support their efforts on:

Goals and Accomplishments

ACWA Annual Report 2019

Our Annual Report for Fiscal Year 2019 highlights the accomplishments and efforts of ACWA members.

FY 2018-2022 Strategic Plan

Learn about the plans and goals that will help us continue to provide value to members through 2017 and beyond.

On Twitter

A number of #stateenvironmentalagencies are providing enforcement discretion and/or other flexibility amid the #COVID19 crisis. See various examples that @ECOS is compiling here:

No, you aren’t imagining it. If you thought your tap water had a bit of a swimming pool edge to it recently, you were right. To keep our pipes the cleanest, @dcwater annually switches out the chemical it uses to keep our water at its best. The switch will last 3/30 to 5/4.

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Monday 3/30, our annual Chlorine Switch begins and will run through May 4. During that time, drinking water may taste slightly different, but the purification process remains the same, and the water is essentially unchanged. Click to learn more about this annual process.

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