Region 1: EPA New England

Organizations and Associations

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Below is a listing of some regional and national organizations working on issues related to water and water infrastructure.

New England Interstate Water Pollution Control Commission (NEIWPCC)
An interstate agency serving and assisting its member states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New York, Rhode Island, and Vermont), NEIWPCC coordinates activities and forums that encourage cooperation among the states, educates the public about key water quality issues, supports research projects, trains environmental professionals, and provides overall leadership in water management and protection. Subscribe to the Interstate Water Report

New England Water Works Association (NEWWA)
Established in 1882, the primary purpose of NEWWA is to promote public health, safety, and welfare through the advancement and dissemination of knowledge for improvement of the planning, design, construction, operation, management, and regulation of water works relating to the production and distribution of safe, potable drinking water.

New England Water Environment Association

Water Infrastructure Network
The Water Infrastructure Network (WIN) is a broad-based coalition of local elected officials, drinking water and wastewater service providers, state environmental and health administrators, engineers and environmentalists dedicated to preserving and protecting the health, environmental and economic gains that America's drinking water and wastewater infrastructure provides. Includes news articles, reports and other information.

Water Environment Federation
Technical and educational organization working on the preservation and enhancement of the global water environment. Web site includes information about regulatory and government issues, training opportunities, and science/technology resources.

National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA)
NACWA represents the interests of over 300 public agencies. NACWA members serve the majority of the sewered population in the United States and collectively treat and reclaim more than 18 billion gallons of wastewater daily. NACWA maintains a key role in the development of environmental legislation, and works closely with federal regulatory agencies in the implementation of environmental programs