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mission statement

The Massachusetts Water Works Association, Inc. is a membership organization dedicated to the advancement of the drinking water profession.  Through education and advocacy, MWWA is committed to public health by promoting a safe and sufficient supply of drinking water to Massachusetts consumers.

welcome to our website!

Our website has many features including: on-line registration for training and events, a listing of our sponsors with links to their websites and our online business directory.  Members have special access to a members-only login area where they can update their membership profile, access current and archived editions of the H2O Pump newsletter, obtain information on our advocacy efforts and our on-line member directory.  If you are not a member consider becoming one today.

To view the schedule of our upcoming events and training click here


2018 MWWA annual meeting/event schedule:

Click here for a PDF with dates for MWWA's meetings and events scheduled for 2018

Operator Exam Prep Courses starting in 2018

Below is a listing of the courses being offered in the beginning of 2018 for those interested in taking any of the Very Small System (VSS), D1-D4 and T1-T2 license examinations.

Introduction to Operating a Public Water System.  January 9 - February 6, 2018 (Tuesdays) Littleton, MA  9:15 AM - 12:45 PM

This 17.5-hour course is designed to introduce individuals to the field of operating a public water system.   It will assist individuals with little or no previous drinking water experience in preparing for the Grade 1 Treatment and Distribution Water Operator Examinations, as well as the Very Small System (VSS) Water Operator Examination.  Attendees completing this 5-week course will be awarded 12.0 TCHs (Training Contact Hours).  The cost of this course will be $325 for members/$400 for non-members. To register, click here:  2018 - Intro to Operating a PWS, 1-9-17, Littleton.

Basic Drinking Water Treatment  (37.5 TCHs)   3 Offerings (click on the course location to register)

This 42-hour course (12 weeks) is designed to provide the student with the general concepts of drinking water treatment operations.  Taking and passing this course is a pre-requisite for taking the Drinking Water Licensing Exam for Water Treatment Grade T2. Those who complete this course will be awarded 37.5 TCHs (Training Contact Hours). The cost of these courses will be $829; books are an additional cost.

February 20 - May 15, 2018 (Tuesdays)     **Middleborough, MA**  1:00 PM -  4:30 PM

February 26 - May 21, 2018 (Mondays)      Rutland, MA                        9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

April 4 - June 20, 2018 (Wednesdays)       Northampton, MA               8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

**NOTE:  The course in Middleborough is held at Massasoit Community College.  There is no class on March 13th due to spring break.  Registration for this course is being done through Massasoit Community College. Please visit:http://www.massasoit.edu/corporate-and-community-education/community-education/non-credit-certificate-training-programs/drinking-water-treatment/index.   If the employer is paying, please contact Massasoit Community College Assoc. Director Steve Litcoff at:  508-588-9100 X1322

Drinking Water Distribution            (37.5 TCHs)       3 Offerings     (click on the course location to register)

This 42-hour (12 weeks) course is designed to introduce the concepts of drinking water distribution operations. Taking and passing this course is a pre-requisite for taking the Drinking Water Licensing Exam(s) for Water Distribution, grades D2, D3, or D4  Those who complete this course will be awarded 37.5 TCHs (Training Contact Hours). The cost of these courses will be $829; books are an additional cost.                                                

February 20 - May 8, 2018 (Tuesdays)       Stockbridge, MA                  9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

February 26 - May 21, 2018 (Mondays)      Chelmsford, MA                   8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

February 28 - May 16, 2017 (Wednesdays) W. Barnstable, MA**        5:30 PM -   9:00 PM

**NOTE:  The course in W. Barnstable is held at Cape Cod Community College. Registration for the course is being done through Cape Cod Community College.  Please visit:  https://www.capecod.edu/web/ccpe/drinking-water

scholarship information

Each year, MWWA presents scholarships to undergraduate students of higher learning whose parent or grandparent is an MWWA member in good standing for a minimum of 3 years.  The award will be presented to recipient(s) at the Annual Meeting and Awards Banquet. Scholarship Applications can be downloaded here.

board of directors nomination

Those interested in being considered for the third trustee position on the MWWA Board of Directors can access the Board Nomination Form here

water infrastructure finance commission issues final report and recommendations:  Click here to view a copy of this report

view photos from our past events


MWWA is a vibrant organization with lots of interesting events which give our members opportunities to network with others in the profession and learn more about what is going on in the water works field.  If you would like to view photos from our membership meetings, Summer Expo or social events, click here.