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Washington, D.C. – The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) proudly announces the release of its 2023 Annual Report, showcasing a year of unparalleled accomplishments and strategic advancements in the water sector.

AMWA's 2023 Annual Report spotlights its pivotal advocacy achievements, including developing its 2023-2025 Strategic Plan, a guide to steer the association towards impactful advocacy and collaborative endeavors. Noteworthy accomplishments featured in the report encompass robust regulatory efforts addressing critical issues such as PFAS, lead service line replacements, and the Microbial and Disinfection Byproducts Rule.

To ensure every family has access to safe and clean drinking water, AMWA formed a coalition of water sector associations to champion the Low-Income Household Water Assistance Program, underscoring its commitment to sector collaboration to achieve our collective goals. The association's inaugural Environmental Justice and Equity Award further underscores its dedication to recognizing member initiatives to safeguard communities' access to safe and affordable drinking water.

This past year also saw the association’s knowledge-sharing efforts soar, highlighted by a triumphant Water Policy Conference, a record-breaking Executive Management Conference, and a surge in successful initiatives like its PFAS town hall meetings, quarterly membership meetings, webinars, and publications.

Tom Dobbins, CAE, Chief Executive Officer of AMWA, expressed his enthusiasm for the report's release, stating, "Our 2023 Annual Report is a testament to the unwavering dedication of our Board of Directors, members, and team, and the profound impact of collective action has in advancing the water sector. We invite stakeholders to delve into the report and discover how they can bolster our shared mission of enhancing water delivery and fostering community resilience."

The report also highlights AMWA's accomplishments and celebrates its members’ contributions to achieving utility management excellence and delivering high-quality drinking water services to communities nationwide.


The Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) has been the unified and definitive voice for the nation's largest publicly owned water systems for over 40 years. AMWA's membership serves more than 160 million people with safe drinking water.

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