• Large watermain install, Gottingen and North (1919)
  • Loch Lomond Drinking Water Treatment Facility
  • Halifax crew cleaning pumping station (2017)
  • Tower Road Dam
  • Lake Major Dam repair (2015)
  • Wastewater Treatment Facility wet well construction (2006)

About Us


The Atlantic Canada Water & Wastewater Association (ACWWA) is a 'Section' of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) and a 'Member Association' of the Water Environment Federation (WEF).


Become a Member now by joining
AWWA and/or WEF!

ACWWA is comprised of over 550 water and wastewater professionals from Atlantic Canada. Membership in ACWWA provides the training and information you need to keep you current in the fast changing water profession. Association decisions are made by the ACWWA Board and Committee Chairs.


AWWA is an international non-profit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water. AWWA is the largest association of water professionals in the world with over 50,000 members, representing every part of the water profession. AWWA has 43 Sections in the United States of America, Canada, Mexico and Puerto Rico - 5 Sections in Canada. 


WEF is an association focused on preserving and enhancing the global water environment. WEF has over 35,000 members and works to provide its members, public officials, and the general public with the necessary tools to engage in or learn ways to improve quality of life through the sustainable management of water resources, water protection, and water and wastewater environment. WEF has 45 Member Associations in the US and Canada, and 30 others in 25 Countries. There are 5 Member Associations in Canada. 




ACWWA currently operates under a multi-year Strategic Plan. The goals of the association under the plan are to:

  • Support industry best practices

  • Provide our industry with an education for the future

  • Promote information exchange in the water and wastewater industry

  • Conduct annual conferences

  • Enhance government relations

  • Increase/Optimize membership

  • Improve our Association's effectiveness 


Membership is the cornerstone of ACWWA, it creates the unique community that we are, and the more vibrant one we will be in the future as we continue to grow. 


ACWWA includes members representing the water and wastewater industry from a number of disciplines including:

  • System Design & Consulting

  • Utility Management & Operations

  • Academic & Students

  • Service Providers & Contractors 


Membership benefits include:

  • Being Informed

  • Access to Training

  • Network with Other Water Professionals 


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