Call for Papers


Event Date


Abstract Submittal Deadline

2019 Annual Conference September 22-25, 2019 Samoset Resort, Rockport, ME March 15, 2019
Water Resources & Sustainability Symposium October 30, 2019 Devens Common Center, Devens, MA May 24, 2019
IT & Asset Managment Fair November 5, 2019 NEWWA, Holliston, MA June 10, 2019
NEWWA/RIWWA November Monthly Meeting November 21, 2019 Kirkbrae Country Club, Lincoln, RI April 30, 2019
December Monthly Meeting December 19, 2019 The Lantana, Randolph, MA September 15, 2019
NEWWA/NHWWA January Monthly Meeting January 16, 2020 Nashua Country Club, Nashua, NH October 15, 2019
Spring Joint Regional Conference & Exhibition April 1-2, 2020 DCU Center, Worcester, MA October 15, 2019

NEWWA conferences and meetings provide information on a wide range of water works topics. The Program Committee is soliciting abstracts of presentations for upcoming monthly 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

Abstract Requirements/Information:   If you have an abstract you would like to be considered for presentation at a monthly meeting or one of our two major conferences, please use the button below.  To submit an abstract for NEWWA symposia, click the link in the above table.

All presenters are asked to become familiar with and follow the Presentation Content Guidelines

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 or Jacqui Campana at NEWWA at

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