Welcome to MontanaWater.org! 

This website is a partnership between the Montana Section of the American Water Works Association and the Montana Water Environment Association.  The website is intended to provide users with information about these two organizations at the state level, as well as links to information available on both national organization websites at awwa.org and wef.org.  Feel free to email questions or comments to info@montanawater.org.

Thank you for visiting and please check back regularly for updated information!

Important Info:

2020 MSAWWA-MWEA Conference Update:

  • SAVE THE DATE!  The annual MSAWWA-MWEA Preconference and Conference will be held April 21-23, 2020 at the Heritage Inn in Great Falls.  Hope to see you there!
  • Call For Abstracts for the upcoming conference and preconference programs is open.  Click here for abstract submission and additional information. Deadline for submission is December 20th.
  • The Joint S&YP Committee has opened a call for entries for the 2020 Fresh Ideas Poster Competition and would like to invite students and young professionals to submit a poster and give a short presentation on a project or topic from the world of water, wastewater or stormwater.  Entry submission deadline is January 31st, 2020.  For more information click here: 2020 S&YP Fresh Ideas Poster Competition Information & Entry form

MWEA’s Grants For Teachers Scholarship/Click here for more information

The One AWWA Operator Scholarship/Click here for more information and an application

Next Joint Membership Meeting to take place on April 23, 2020 at 7:30 a.m. during the Joint Conference in Great Falls.

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Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource. With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life.  To learn more about AWWA, visit www.awwa.org

Formed in 1926, the Montana Section is one of the oldest of the 43 sections of American Water Works Association. Our section currently represents approximately 230 dedicated members.

Learn more about MSAWWA and become a member!


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The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 34,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. Since 1928, WEF and its members have protected public health and the environment. As a global water sector leader, our mission is to connect water professionals; enrich the expertise of water professionals; increase the awareness of the impact and value of water; and provide a platform for water sector innovation. To learn more WEF, visit www.wef.org.

The Montana Water Environment Association (MWEA) was originally established in 1944 as the Montana Sewage Works Association and is currently registered as a Member Association of WEF.Join WEF

Learn more about MWEA and become a member!

Next Board Meetings


All members are welcome to attend the upcoming board meetings:

MSAWWA Board Meeting–Tuesday/October 8, 2019
Morrison-Maierle Building, Helena/9:30 am
MSAWWA Meeting Agenda 10-8-19

MWEA Board Meeting–Tuesday/October 8, 2019
Morrison-Maierle Building, Helena/9:30 am

Joint Board Meeting–Tuesday/October 8, 2019
Morrison-Maierle Building, Helena/1:00 pm
MSAWWA-MWEA Agenda 10-8-19

Annual Joint Membership Meeting–April 23, 2020
Heritage Inn, Great Falls/7:30 am


Click here to go to the News tab to find recent board meeting minutes and issues of the Montana Water newsletter & “NewsWaves

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Our Supporters

Even though we come from different companies, municipalities, and governmental agencies, involvement in MWEA and MSAWWA reminds us that we are all in this together, working towards the same common goals, and that it takes all of us to get the job done. I believe I feel more pride in what I do as I have become more involved….
Michele MarshMT DEQ