Spring Conference and Exhibition

Save the Date: April 1-2, 2020

DCU Center, Worcester, Massachusetts


Hydrant Hysteria

Hydrant Hysteria is a competition where teams of two assemble a hydrant as fast as possible. The winning team(s) will be sent to Denver, CO for the American Water Works Association's Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE19) where they will represent New England and NEWWA in the national competition.  Competitors must be NEWWA members to participate. Travel expenses (flights, hotel, and per diem) are covered by the generosity of the Hydrant Hysteria Sponsors.

Career Fair


Participating Companies

(click the company name to view their website's career center)

Connecticut Water Company/Maine Water Company
GeoInsight, Inc.
McWane Ductile
Pare Corporation
Resource Options Inc.
Small Water Systems Services
Tighe & Bond
Weston & Sampson
Woodard & Curran

Student Poster Session - Call for Abstracts

Congratulations to the top prize winners of the “Fresh Ideas” College Student Poster Session

Graduate Level:

“Using Crowdsourcing to Improve the Value of Water” by Sarah Jakositz and Lana Pillsbury - University of New Hampshire

“LED-UVC as a Primary Disinfectant for Small Sustainable Drinking Water Systems” by Hichem Hadjeres - University of Rhode Island

“Evaluation of a Quality Control Technique for Ceramic Water Filters Impregnated with Silver Nanoparticles” by Zachary Shepard and Elizabeth Lux - University of Rhode Island

Undergraduate Level:

"H2gO: Portable Water Treatment System for Developing Countries" by Isabella Silverman, Ian Hallam, and Alexa Leone - University of Rhode Island

“Understanding Biological Nitrogen and E. Coli Removal in a Tidal Flow Constructed Wetland for Wastewater Treatment and Water Reuse” by K. Johnston, B. Curran, G. Cutrone, M. DuBois, E. Gonzalez, T. Labbe, J. Ling, Z. Pierce, V. Reddy, L. Wise, and P. Yi - Northeastern University

“An Experimental Study on Water Dripping Rates to Prevent Household Pipes from Freezing During Cold Temperatures” by Caroline Best, Patrick Rice, and Matthew Tarini - Western New England University


Exhibitor Information

NOTE: NEWWA is not affiliated with any third party vendor. Please perform due diligence prior to entering a contract with any third party vendor. NEWWA does not sell attendee or exhibitor e-mail addresses. Please disregard all e-mails claiming to have contact information.

Conference Details

This event draws approximately 3,000 water works professionals over 2 days (final attendance for 2019 was 3,241). Attend one or both days, featuring:

  • 18+ concurrent technical sessions for TCH credit
  • Water treatment plant tours
  • 230+ exhibits
  • Career Fair
  • Hydrant Hysteria Competition
  • Student poster session
  • Young Professional/New Member Networking Event
  • Networking reception
  • FREE refreshments, lunch and admission to the exhibit hall



Hotel Information

HOTELS FILL UP QUICKLY - BOOK EARLY.  Call to inquire about current rate and availability. Be sure to mention NEWWA when booking to qualify for discounted room rate. Note: NEWWA is not affiliated with Global Housing Services. 

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2019 Conference Sponsors







2019 Spring Conference Exhibitors

120WaterAudit Ford Meter Box Co., Inc. Nicor Inc.
540 Technologies Fracta, Inc. Panton McLeod Americas
ABLOY Security, Inc. Full Sail Pare Corporation
Aclara Fuss & O'Neill, Inc. Pennichuck Water Works, Inc.
Adaptor, Inc. G & L Labs, Inc. Pipe Plus, Inc.
AdEdge Water Technologies G. L. Lyons Associates POND Technical
American Flow Control GeoInsight Preload, LLC
Aqua Solutions, Inc. Green International Affiliates, Inc. Pure Technologies
Aqua-Pipe Inc. (Sanexen) Green Mountain Pipeline Services Purolite Corporation
Aquilla & Neptun LLC Gutermann, Inc. Putnam Pipe Corp.
Arkema Inc. GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. R.H. White Construction Co.
Atlantic Fluid Technology Hach Company Reed Manufacturing Company
ATS Equipment Hanna Instruments RITEC Environmental, LLC - a RITEC & Sullivan Associates Company
AutomaTech, Inc. HARCO Fittings RJN Group, Inc.
Badger Daylighting Corp., Inc. Harper Haines Fluid Control Roberts Filter Group
Baker Water Systems Hayes Pump, Inc. Ross Valve
Bartlett & Brillon LLC Hazen & Sawyer Sedaru
BAU/Hopkins Hews Company Sievers Instruments by SUEZ
BECK, Harold & Sons, Inc. HIPPO Multipower SIP Industries
Beehive Industries Holland Company, Inc. Small Water Systems Services
BETA Group, Inc. Holliston Sand Company, Inc. Smith-Blair, Inc.
Bingham & Taylor Corporation Honeywell Smart Energy Sorensen Systems
Blue-White Industries, Ltd. Hubbell / HotBox Spire Metering Technology
Boshart Industries Hungerford & Terry, Inc. Stantec
C.A. Turner Co. Hydra Tech, Inc. Statewide Aquastore Inc.
C.N. Wood Hydromax USA Stiles Company Inc.
CAP Environmental, Inc. HYMAX by Krausz USA Structural Technologies
Carboline Company IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. SUEZ Advanced Solutions
Carl Lueders & Company, Inc. Industrial Pump Sales & Service Swan Analytical USA
CB&I Innovyze Tank Connection
CDM Smith Itron, Inc. Tata & Howard, Inc.
Charette Services J.F. McDermott Corporation Technology Sales Assoc. Inc.
Chlorine Division of the American Chemistry Council JCM Industries, Inc. The Jack Farrelly Company
Clow Valve Company John Hoadley & Sons Inc. The MAHER Corporation
Complete Control Services, Inc. JWB Company Tighe & Bond, Inc.
Comprehensive Environmental Inc. Kamstrup Water Metering Ti-SALES Inc.
Continental Utility Solutions, Inc, (CUSI) Kennedy Valve / MH Valve Toomey Water Services, Inc.
Cooper New England Sales, Inc. Kennedy Valve - Plant & Industrial Group True North Systems / McCrometer
Core & Main King Gage Engineering Corp. TT Technologies, Inc.
CorrTech, Inc. Kleinfelder, Inc. Tyler Union Waterworks
Coyne Chemical Environmental Services LandTech Consultants, Inc. U.S. Pipe
David F. Sullivan & Associates, Inc. Layne - Ranney Collector Wells U.S. Saws
Dewberry LLumin, Inc. UGSI
Diehl Metering LLC Lowell Corporation Underground Solutions, Inc. (now part of Aegion Corporation)
Diving Services Inc. MacLean - Highline Underwater Solutions, Inc.
DN Tanks Maher Services, Inc. USABlueBook
Doering Equipment Co. Maltz Sales Company, Inc. Utilitronics
Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association (DIPRA) Malvern Panalytical Utility Cloud
Dude Solutions Mass Installation Inc. Victaulic
Duke's Root Control, Inc. Massachusetts Water Works Wachs Utility Products
Eastcom Associates, Inc. Master Leak Technologies, LLC Water Storage Tanks, Inc.
Easton Winwater Works Supply Co. Master Meter Inc. Wescor Associates, Inc.
EJ USA, Inc. McInnis Sales Westfall Manufacturing
Enterprise Trenchless Technologies, Inc. (ETTI) McWane Ductile Weston & Sampson
Environmental Partners Group Michels Corporation WhiteWater
Everett J. Prescott, Inc. MJ-Hammer Williamson Pump & Motor
F.R. Mahony & Associates, Inc. Mueller Company Woodard & Curran
F.W. Webb Mueller Systems Worcester Polytechnic Institute
Ferguson Waterworks NAPAC Inc. Wright-Pierce
Fin-Tek Corporation National Wash Authority, LLC WSP USA
Fisher Tank Company NE3 / Tideflex / Tintometer Xylem Dewatering Solutions Inc. - Godwin Pumps
Flow Tech, Inc. Neptune Technology Group Zenner USA
Flygt Products - A Xylem Brand New York Leak Detection Inc.  

Interested in exhibiting? Check out the exhibitor guide.

2019 Exhibitor Guide

Need to order electricity, internet or other housekeeping items?  Reference the forms below. 

DCU Online Ordering Directions: Electrical, Internet, Booth Cleaning
Note: DCU Center is now taking orders online-only. You may contact DCU directly with questions at 508-929-0121.

SER Exposition Services Manual: Shipping, Furniture Rentals, Additional Booth Supplies

Update your company description or register your booth attendees using the forms below.

Exhibitor Personnel Registration Form

Company Listing Update & Prize Donation Form

Any questions, contact Katelyn at ktodesco@newwa.org.

Click on the image below to download the 2019 Spring Conference exhibit hall floorplan.

Click on the image below to open the sponsorship registration document.