Get Connected

WCS AWWA is where industry leaders come together. Meet the people you need to know face-to-face at our networking events, seminars, conferences and tradeshows. The result – a network that will benefit you throughout your career.

  • WCS AWWA connects you to all facets of the water industry – scientists, utility managers, operators, engineers and technologists, regulators, communicators, suppliers, and contractors throughout Canada and internationally.
Stay informed

WCS AWWA updates you on what’s new, through educational events, training workshops and materials, newsletters, and industry publications. Your membership also gives you access and discounts to the latest resources from the AWWA bookstore.

Advance your career – By taking advantage of the opportunities to learn and share your expertise through conferences, seminars, workshops, technical committees, provincial councils and online forums you’ll gain the acknowledgment of your industry peers and advance your career.

Be part of a community

Developing relationships with others who care about the same things that you do and who face the same challenges creates a supportive industry community to help you succeed and grow your career.

Make a difference

Membership and involvement gives you the power to change things you can not change alone. Get involved in the Association’s charitable work; join a committee that is working for safe water in Canada and beyond. Together we are making a difference.

 American Water Works Association

Ensuring the quality and sufficiency of water today and into the future is a commitment AWWA renews daily. In so doing, we position the Association—and you—to meet the evolving needs of the profession. That’s what AWWA is all about—giving you the information and resources you need to deliver safe water to the world. When you Think Water, Think AWWA.

 AWWA Membership Information: 

Benefits* of Membership in Western Canada Section

Western Canada Water WCW Quarterly Magazine 
Journal AWWA
The worlds leading technical publication on drinking water issues.
A monthly newsletter delivering how-to articles and instructional features on all aspects of water system materials, construction, management, operations, and maintenance.
A monthly newspaper featuring news of the water industry, member achievements, and conferences.
Bookstore Catalogue
Includes more than 400 books, videos, software, and manuals on the water industry
The official resource guide to water industry products and services.
At least 33% on more than 400 books, manuals, software, and training videos from the AWWA Bookstore Catalogue; plus reduced member rates on all seminars, teleconferences, and in-service training events.
Regardless of your choice of the “Active”, “Student”, or “Operations/Administrative” type of membership, you’ll have access to a diverse group of knowledgeable AWWA contacts in the local Western Canada Section
Member Discounts for Networking/Technical Events
Members are advised of local events, including networking and technical presentations. AWWA members pay discounted rates.
Employee Services
Free “position wanted” listings in AWWA’s membership newspaper.
Government Contacts
Assistance from AWWA’s Government Affairs Division to help you with compliance issues and put you in touch with key contacts at federal and provincial regulatory agencies.
Technical Library
Includes the WATERNET database containing over 40,000 citations and abstracts of articles available online and on CD-ROM, WaterWiser conservation database, and WATERSTATS, the water utility database.
Small Utility Hotline
The Small Systems Hotline provides valuable technical support and assistance to small systems serving fewer than 3,500 customers.
The Web Site links members to AWWA services and colleagues worldwide. With Chat groups, member activity and upcoming event announcements, and publication samples for preview reading, our Web Site is another vital link to the worldwide drinking water community.
Conferences, Symposium, and Teleconferences
AWWA sponsors more than ten major annual and biennial conferences and symposiums, in addition to workshops and other educational opportunities. Teleconferences are often available in Winnipeg or Brandon. AWWA members are also offered discounted rates for WCW conferences.
Working Committees
Nearly 200 working committees are charged with everything from operating systems efficiently to ensuring pressure fittings are the safest in the world. With six councils, seven divisions, and numerous sub-committees, task forces, and advisory groups to choose from, members can work in areas that include:
  • AWWA Technical and Educational Council
  • Water Quality Division
  • Manufacturers/Associates Council
  • PVC Pressure Pipe and Fittings Standards Committee and over 190 others.

* Benefits vary depending on type of membership.

 WCS AWWA is a proud member of Western Canada Water