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 a list of our upcoming training and events, click here

To view a PDF of MWWA's 2019 meeting/event schedule:  Click here for a PDF with dates for MWWA's meetings and events scheduled for 2019

Fall Operator Exam Prep Courses:

Advanced Drinking Water Treatment – For Grades T3 & T4     

Oct. 7 – Dec. 12, 2019 (Mondays, 7 weeks)                           Fitchburg, MA             8:45 AM -  3:45 PM
This 37.5-hour course provides the advanced concepts of drinking water treatment operations. Taking and passing this course is a pre-requisite for taking the Grades 3 & 4 Treatment examinations. Operators will review various treatment technologies and learn to evaluate process control strategies. In-depth instruction will include:  source water management, water chemistry, sampling and laboratory procedures, chemical addition, filter operation and performance criteria, instrumentation and controls, regulations, reporting, safety and administrative duties.  (30 TCHs)  The cost of the course is $829; the book is an additional cost of $139: 

OSHA legislation passes: 

Governor Baker signed legislation that will extend OSHA protections to municipal workers.  Mary Dozois from the Dept. of Labor Standards had given an overview of these changes at our membership meeting in January, click here to view the presentation.  DLS has provided a fact sheet as well.  The legislation also creates an “occupational health and safety hazard advisory board” and MWWA has a seat on the committee.  The new law takes effect on February 1, 2019.  If anyone has an interest in representing MWWA on this committee, please send a letter of interest to [email protected] by May 1, 2018.  See a related article here:  Gov. Charlie Baker signs bill extending OSHA safety standards to municipal workers

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.