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:

MWEA Wastewater Pretreatment Online Training:
MWEA is presenting a Wastewater Pretreatment online training on November 19, 2020 from 9 a.m. to noon. Up to 0.300 CECs are available for wastewater operators. Please pass the word to anyone you know who may benefit from this training.  Cost is $52.00 and you must register and pay online by clicking on this link:
MWEA Wastewater Pretreatment Agenda & Registration

For all Operators and Engineers/Consultants seeking information on obtaining CEUs or PDHs: Please click on the following link for more information.  Information on webinars and distance learning for Operator CEUs and for PDHs

2021 MSAWWA-MWEA Conference Update:
The Boards of Directors extend their thanks to all who had committed to support and attend the 2020 conference and look forward to a successful and educational conference in 2021.  The 2021 Joint Conference will tentatively be held in Great Falls at the Heritage Inn.  Click here for more information. If you have any questions or concerns, please email Robin Barnes at info@montanawater.org

AWWA/MSAWWA retiring members–please check out the new “retiree” membership and rate savings information that is being offered.  AWWA Retiree Memberships

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

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

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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.  If you would like to be included in virtual meetings, please email Robin Barnes at info@montanawater.org to be added.

MSAWWA Board Meeting–Monday, September 21, 2020
Location/time: Will be held virtually/9 a.m.

MWEA Board Meeting–Monday, September 21, 2020
Location/time: Will be held virtually/9 a.m.

Joint Board Meeting–Monday September 21, 2020
Location/time: Will be held virtually/1 p.m.

Annual Joint Membership Meeting–
will take place at 2021 Conference


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

I’ve really appreciated the opportunities through MSAWWA & MWEA to get to know people and feel like a part of the community. A community committed to protecting a very important resource, water. Plus, they have made keeping up with my continuing education credits super easy!
Nicole MosbyMorrison-Maierle