NEWEA’s Government Affairs Committee is responsible for keeping abreast of, providing comment, and testifying on existing and proposed legislation; developing guidelines and position papers, and providing resolution on regulations and other issues related to the water environment. The committee also conducts activities to promote better understanding of regional water related issues including coordinating with other professional associations, i.e., NACWA, AWWA, ACEC, NEWWA, WEF, APWA, etc., with regards to legislative and regulatory issues of mutual concern. At NEWEA’s annual conference, the committee presents sessions related to wastewater regulations and legislative issues.
NEWEA Congressional Briefing
The NEWEA Congressional Briefing is an annual hallmark for the Association and its Government Affairs program. The Briefing is identified as a forum to communicate, convey, and establish NEWEA’s reputation for serving as a source of information about water pollution control issues and progress as it relates collectively and individually to the states. More >>
Policy & Position Statements
NEWEA has developed a series of position statements and resolutions. Under the leadership of the Government Affairs Committee and with direction from NEWEA technical committees these documents are provided as a resource to the membership, other clean water professionals, our legislative bodies, and the general public to provide an understanding of how we as an industry value and strive for the availability of clean water. New position papers are added as we meet new issues related to clean water. View NEWEA’s Policy & Position Statements >>