AMWA’s committees provide detailed guidance and comments on a variety of important policy and program areas. Chaired by utility executives and supported by AMWA staff, committees meet, as events require, via conference call and periodically at AMWA’s meetings. All AMWA utility members are welcome and invited to join one or more committees. Join a committee.
The Legislative Committee develops AMWA’s positions on various water policy issues before Congress, such as proposed amendments to the Safe Drinking Water Act, the Clean Water Act, hazardous waste laws, homeland security and many others.
Policy Resolutions Committee
The Policy Resolutions Committee develops and revises AMWA's Policy Resolutions about key issues affecting drinking water utilities. From alternative water resource development to water security, the Policy Resolutions Committee helps define AMWA's strategies regarding current and emerging drinking water issues.
AMWA's Regulatory Committee provides insights and feedback about rule proposals and research affecting the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA's) regulatory agenda. The committee is also engaged in discussions about rule development and other related federal initiatives that affect drinking water utilities. AMWA members can access committee materials on the committee's webpage.
The Security Committee evaluates national homeland security policy and programs that could affect water system operations and critical infrastructure resilience and security.
AMWA’s Sustainability Committee provides guidance on the association’s work and helps to identify and prioritize key sustainability initiatives that benefit the membership. The committee also provides comments on climate change initiatives at EPA, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration and other federal agencies. AMWA members can access committee materials on the committee's webpage.
Utility Management Committee
The Utility Management Committee provides its perspectives and expertise on a wide range of water utility management issues. Committee members are often asked to provide feedback on the development of AMWA's management publications and programs.