Call for Papers/Submit an Abstract


NEWWA conferences and meetings provide information on a wide range of water works topics. The Program Committee is soliciting abstracts of presentations for upcoming meetings and conferences. The committee is interested in topics related to all areas of the water profession including, but not limited to:

Treatment Technology • Distribution Maintenance • Safety or Other Personnel Management Areas • Distribution System Upgrades • Demand Management & Conservation • Customer Service • Water Utility Financing • Regulations • Water Supply-Related Case Studies •  Management Innovations • Public Communication or Outreach • Source Water Protection • Watershed Management • Information Technology and Innovation • Benchmarking/Quality Utility Service • Water Quality

2017 Meeting and Conference Dates


Event Date


Abstract Submittal Deadline

Annual Conference September 17-20, 2017 Ocean Edge Resort

Brewster, MA
April 28, 2017

Monthly Membership Meeting

November 16, 2017 Venus de Milo

Swansea, MA
August 15, 2017
December Monthly Membership

December 21, 2017 The Lantana

Randolph, MA
September 15, 2017

General Abstract Requirements/Information:   If you have an abstract you would like the committee to consider for presentation at a meeting or conference, please:

Click here to Submit an Abstract for NEWWA's Conferences and Monthly Meetings

Click here to download the 2017 Spring Conference Call for Student Posters submittal form.

The association does not provide honorariums or reimburse travel expenses to speakers at conferences or meetings. Speakers will receive a discounted conference registration. Speakers chosen for the September Annual Conference must submit a written paper at the conference. A written paper can be any length. It must include objectives, background, a summary of what occurred, and the conclusion or results of the project.

If you have any questions, please contact Christina Jones, Program Committee Abstract Coordinator at (413) 572-3295 or or Jacqui Campana at NEWWA at (508) 893-7979 or

NOTE: A Copy Transfer Agreement must be signed by all those submitting a paper

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