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MI-AWWA is a vital community of nearly 1,700 water professionals in Michigan leading the advancement of water knowledge and improving the value and quality of water in our lives. We are dedicated to educating our members to ensure a reliable supply of safe, clean water for Michigan.

MI-AWWA is a section of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world's most important resource.

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Recent News

Press release: PFAS testing of Michigan water supplies is proactive approach

Initial results of state surveillance testing of water supplies for PFAS show that Michigan is taking responsible steps to ensure public health and safe drinking water for its residents. Read more.

Press release: broad approach needed to prevent lead exposure

As the state works to better protect Michigan drinking water and ensure public health, MI-AWWA encourages policymakers to take a broad approach to preventing lead exposure. Read more.

Press release: Drinking water affordability, cost for upgrades concern all communities

Protecting drinking water sources and keeping the cost of providing safe drinking water affordable are key concerns for National Drinking Water Week May 5-11, says Michigan Section-American Water Works Association (MI-AWWA). Read more.

statement: MI-AWWA urges support for infrastructure

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer’s proposed $120 million budget allocation for ensuring safe, clean, affordable drinking water in Michigan will help improve the water infrastructure that helps fuel Michigan’s economy, says Michigan Section/American Water Works Association (MI/AWWA). Read more.

Press Release: drinking water week

Safe, affordable water is a public health and economic necessity that requires greater investment, says the Michigan Section of the American Water Works Association (MI-AWWA), which is recognizing May 6-12 as Drinking Water Week, in Michigan as well as nationally. Read more.

Press Release: State water industry leaders oppose mandated piping bill

Proposed legislation that would reduce local control of public water and wastewater systems by mandating the use of certain piping materials is opposed by the Michigan Section of American Water Works Association.  Similar bills, known as the “public works quality materials procurement act,” have been introduced in 11 other states, all of which have rejected the measures. Read more.

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