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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, visit

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.

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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, visit

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.

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Other Important Info:

**Have you heard about MWEA’s Grants For Teachers Scholarship? Click here for more information

**MSAWWA & METC will once again be partnering with AWWA & MAP to provide FREE training in 2018.  The complimentary workshop  “Small System Operator Training to Achieve/Maintain Compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act” will be offered in Lewistown on August 15, 2018. Contact Robin Barnes at for more information.

**New One AWWA Operator Scholarship–MSAWWA has teamed with AWWA’s The Water Equation Campaign to offer (1) $1000 or  (2) $500 Operator Scholarships depending on need.  Click here for more information and an application

**Next Joint Membership Meeting to take place on May 17, 2018 at 7:00 a.m. during the Joint Conference at the Hilton Garden Inn in Missoula.
Joint Membership Meeting Draft Agenda 5-17-18

Next Board Meetings

All members are welcome to attend the upcoming board meetings:

MSAWWA Board Meeting–May 14, 2018
Missoula-Hilton Garden Inn/1 pm

MWEA Board Meeting–May 14, 2018
Missoula-Hilton Garden Inn/1 pm

Joint Board Meeting–May 14, 2018
Missoula-Hilton Garden Inn/4 pm

Annual Joint Membership Meeting–May 17, 2018
Missoula-Hilton Garden Inn/7 am
Joint Membership Meeting Draft Agenda 5-17-18


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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Student and Young Professional (S&YP) committee involvement with AWWA and WEF turned the idea of getting an ideal job from vision into reality.  Evolving from the Student to Young Professional, the S&YP committee provides a network connection to peers, events, and opportunities to become involved in the water and wastewater fields.
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