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19th Annual EPA Drinking Water Workshop: Small System Challenges and Solutions

August 30, 2022 @ 8:30 am - September 1, 2022 @ 12:00 pm EDT

19th Annual EPA Drinking Water Workshop: Small System Challenges and Solutions

EPA’s free Annual Drinking Water Workshop, held in partnership with ASDWA, will take place this year on August 29 – September 1 in Cincinnati, Ohio. The workshop is primarily designed for primacy agency (tribal, states, territories) staff responsible for drinking water regulations compliance and treatment technologies permitting; however, others may also benefit, including system owners and operators, local and tribal governments, academics, design engineers, technical assistance providers, and consultants. The workshop attracts thousands of attendees and will provide the latest information on various solutions and strategies for handling small drinking water system challenges.

Attendees will have opportunities to receive in-depth technical training, participate in breakout focus groups, and hear from experts in the field to learn about the latest advances in monitoring, distribution, treatment, and source water topics.


In-person participation in the workshop will include the following opportunities:

  • Ten technical presentation session options
  • Three In-depth training session options
  • Six breakout focus group options
  • Ask the experts, models and tools demos, and posters session
  • Plenary and closing sessions
  • Networking opportunities
  • Continuing education contact hours

Virtual participation (via live webinar broadcast) in the workshop will include the following opportunities:

  • Four technical session presentation options
  • Plenary session
  • Certificates of attendance

Hotel Information

A block of rooms is reserved at the Cincinnati Marriott at RiverCenter; rooms are available on a first-come, first-served basis. The group rate is $151.00 plus applicable state and local taxes (currently 12.36%) in effect at the time of check-out. Please note that the room block will close on August 1, 2022. Two ways to make a reservation at the group rate:

Preliminary Agenda

The technical sessions of the workshop will include presentations related to the Bipartisan Infrastructure Law (BIL), drinking water methods and analytics, equity and environmental justice, contaminants of emerging concern, water quality, PFAS, pathogens, lead and copper, and resilience and climate change, corrosion, drinking water microbiology, and sanitary surveys. More information can be found on EPA’s event page, here.

State Travel Support

ASDWA has reached capacity for our travel reimbursements for state staff to attend this Workshop. We look forward to seeing you in Cincinnati!


August 30, 2022 @ 8:30 am EDT
September 1, 2022 @ 12:00 pm EDT