ASDWA’s 2017 Annual Conference Call for Papers and Exhibitors

Call for Papers
Please submit your abstract for ASDWA’s 2017 Annual Conference.  This year’s conference will be held October 17-20, 2017 at the Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel in Norfolk, VA.  Approximately 250 participants from state and territorial drinking water programs, EPA and other Federal agencies, drinking water associations, consulting firms, and industry groups are expected to attend.  Presentation themes may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Emerging drinking water treatment technologies and optimization of current technology
  • SDWA implementation approaches and strategies including collaborations and partnerships
  • State revolving loan fund tools and techniques/green infrastructure strategies
  • Drinking water emergency preparedness and resiliency strategies and tools
  • Small systems: TMF, sustainability strategies, technologies, and compliance
  • Workforce, operator certification, and/or technical assistance initiatives
  • Source water protection and sustainability of water supplies
  • Extreme weather, water and energy efficiency, and conservation
  • Clean Water Act/SDWA connections, nutrient pollution, and Harmful Algal Blooms (HABs)
  • Data management and electronic reporting
  • Distribution system issues
  • Emerging contaminants in drinking water
  • Drinking water research
  • Risk assessment, risk communication and consumer outreach

When reviewing proposals, ASDWA will give priority to those received from state drinking water program administrators and their staff.  If you would like to make a presentation, please submit a one-page abstract with the proposed presentation title, and the name, title, affiliation, and contact information for the speaker to Deirdre Mason of ASDWA at by June 1, 2017.
Call for Exhibitors
Exhibit space applications are now being accepted for ASDWA’s 2017 Annual Conference.  Exhibitors will have a unique opportunity to discuss critical legislative and regulatory issues with state drinking water administrators, EPA officials, and others in the drinking water community.  Anyone interested in exhibiting at the ASDWA Annual Conference should contact Tom Maves of ASDWA at 703-812-4773 or  The deadline for applications is August 30, 2017.
For More Information
For more information, please view the Call for Papers 2017 and visit the ASDWA website.