The Executive Committee of MO-AWWA invites all utilities to participate in the 2nd Annual Water Taste Contest at the joint MO-AWWA/MWEA conference in Osage Beach, MO at Tan-Tar-A Resort on March 28, 2017. 

The judging will be done just adjacent to the exhibit hall near registration. It will be held during lunch on Tuesday.  The winner will be announced at the Banquet on Tuesday Night

2017 Water Taste Test Rules.  Entries must be submitted by noon on Monday, March 27, 2017 to Joel Ogle, 2nd Year Trustee or Jeff Clarke, 3rd Year Trustee.  They are usually located in their booths in the exhibit hall.  Each entry will be logged and assigned an identifying number.

  • The trophy will be provided to the winner within 2 months of the contest and will be able to be displayed by the winner until the next years conference.
  • Also the winning water system will be announced in the MO-AWWA Show-Me Newsletter!!

On Line Registration - CLOSED

Tuesday, March 14 - -   Online registration is now closed.  We will reopen at 11:00 am, Sunday March 26 at TanTarA.

We still have exhibitor booths space.    Please review the Exhibitors Prospectus link below and contact Jeff Clarke at jclarke@hydro-kinetics.com

 On Line Registration Site

 2017 Exhibitors Prospectus

Exhibitors are welcome to attend a post conference MAC committee meeting to discuss the annual conference with MAC committee chair.  Meeting will be held Tuesday at 11:10 am in front of the Water for People booth.

Preconference mailer

MWEA/AWWA Conference -March 26-29, 2017

Below is the link to the preconference mailer with registrations forms for our March conference.   We strongly encourage you to register online.   It is a simple and safe way to register.

2017 Conference Mailer  

Registration Form




The next Board of Directors meeting will be Wednesday, March 29, 2017 during the Annual Conference at TanTarA.   Please look at conference program for the time and room location.


Workforce Development: An Overview of Key Components

April 4, 2017 1:00PM - 2:00PM CST

 This webinar will give a comprehensive overview of the components of attracting, maintaining and retaining a quality workforce. Topics covered will include recruitment, retention, evaluating performance, succession planning, and communicating about the industry. This webinar is relevant to managers, supervisors, and staff members who do not oversee others. Ideas discussed in this webinar will be useful for both supervisors and staff.

 Register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/8310615038799195649


2018 MWEA AWWA Conference Dates

Mark your calendars now!   Next year's conference is March 25-28, 2018.  We will be at TanTarA.    Please check our website around the first of next year to secure your booth

          Posted 2/1/17

Webinar - Revised Total Coliform Rule

Cost - FREE

 This 3-hour, self-paced course focuses on 4 major areas needed by small systems to maintain and achieve compliance with the Revised Total Coliform Rule; including when and how to conduct the RTCR assessment, evaluation of sampling procedures, source water treatment assessments and evaluation of distribution system operations and maintenance practices on coliform occurrence.

 Link: http://www.awwa.org/store/productdetail.aspx?productid=4840611 


 Webinar Self-paced Course on Small System Financial Sustainability

Cost – FREE

2-hour, self-paced course focusing on 3 major areas needed by small systems to achieve financial sustainability; including understanding enterprise funds and their revenues, as well as an overview of what is needed to protect public health through safe water.

 e link:  http://www.awwa.org/store/productdetail.aspx?productid=53117011



Below is Area 2 training which is being provided, courtesy of AWWA – No Cost

Attendees will receive a certification of completion; AWWA has not committed to seeking preapproval for CEUs yet. The CEU Coordinator is still reviewing the material.  Watch here for updates

 Water Audits and Water Loss Control: Gathering Your Data 

March 1, 2017

2:00PM - 3:00PM EST

Completing a water audit or determining the categories of your non- revenue water may seem like a daunting task.  The hardest part by far is just getting started.  The first step is finding and collecting your data.  Knowing what data you need, where to look for it, what some of the potential issues with the data may be, and how you can improve data in the future is your starting place.  This webinar will cover all of those topics to help make it easier for you to start the process. 

Register: http://efcnetwork.org/events/webinar-water-audits-water-loss-control-gathering-data/



Preparing Winning Financing Applications for Water Infrastructure Projects
March 9, 2017
2:00PM - 3:00PM EST

This webinar will showcase some of the federal funding programs related to financing water infrastructure projects. With increased competition from other applicants, and more requirements attached to federal dollars, how can your application be a cut above the rest? This webinar will highlight some tools that you can use to enhance your application, and better plan for the financial management of your utility. Tools include intentional rate setting practices, asset management, capital improvement planning and customer affordability analyses.

Register: http://efcnetwork.org/events/webinar-preparing-winning-financing-applications-water-infrastructure-projects/



Water Audits and Water Loss Control: Entering Your Data into the Spreadsheet
March 22, 2017
2:00PM - 3:00PM EST

The water audit process starts by gathering your data. That process was described in the webinar on March 1st. Once the data is collected, you are ready to enter it into the free Water Audit Spreadsheet from AWWA.  This webinar will discuss how and where to enter the data as well as determining the appropriate data grades for your information.

Register: http://efcnetwork.org/events/webinar-water-audits-water-loss-control-entering-data-spreadsheet/