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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 8, 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 April 25, 2019 at 7:00 a.m. during the Joint Conference at the Billings Hotel & Convention Center in Billings, MT.
Joint Membership Meeting Minutes 5-17-18 (Draft)

Next Board Meetings

All members are welcome to attend the upcoming board meetings:

MSAWWA Board Meeting–Fall 2018
Helena-tbd/9 am

MWEA Board Meeting–Fall 2018
Helena-tbd/9 am

Joint Board Meeting–Fall 2018
Helena-tbd/1 pm

Annual Joint Membership Meeting–April 25, 2019
Location/time: Billings Hotel & Convention Center


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

New Job Postings:

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Our Supporters

The networking opportunities at the section and national level has allowed our utility to see technologies that we have adopted that we would have never seen otherwise. I have met peers that I am in constant contact with that allows me to keep up with what is going on in the water waste water industry.
John AlstonCity of Bozeman, MT