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CA-NV AWWA Annual Fall Conference 2024: Abstract Submission Form 

Date: October 21-24, 2024

Location: Reno, Nevada

Theme: Tools of the Water Trade

ABSTRACTS DUE: April 26th, 2024 May 3rd, 2024


Abstract Guidelines:


  • The title should be brief, clearly indicating the nature of the proposed session.
  • Abstracts must provide a description (300-500 words), stating the objectives, status, methodology, findings and significance of the project or investigation.
  • Hot topics and new developments are especially welcomed.
  • The Section must receive a biography for each speaker suitable for the purpose of    introduction.
  • The use of company names and logos within a presentation must be kept to the first and last slide only and not used throughout the presentation (With exception if submitting for the Manufacturers and Associates Council (MAC Track)
  • Presenters with proprietary interest of any kind agree not to advertise, promote, endorse or market their interest at any time during their presentation. (With exception if submitting for the Manufacturers and Associates Council (MAC Track)


Technical scope includes but is not limited to the following topics:


  • Asset Management
  • Capital Project Delivery/Public-Private Partnerships
  • Climate Adaptation 
  • Corrosion Control / Materials and Maintenance
  • Customer Service
  • Desalination and Water Reuse
  • Distribution Systems
  • Cross-Connection and Backflow Prevention
  • Energy Management / Production
  • Groundwater Resources and Wells
  • Human Resources and Employee Development
  • IT – GIS and GPS / Modeling / System Controls
  • Laboratory and Analytical Methods
  • Legislative and Regulatory Issues
  • Meters / Metering Practices
  • Operator Practices
  • Pressure Monitoring and Management
  • Public Affairs and Communications
  • Security and Emergency Management
  • Source Water Quality
  • Utility Environmental, Health & Safety
  • Utility Management / Policy and Legal Issues
  • Water Loss Control
  • Water System Operations
  • Water Tank and Reservoir Management
  • Water Treatment Processes and Research
  • Water Rates and Financial Management
  • Water Resource Planning / Water Use Efficiency
  • Young Professionals / Student Research
  • Other topics of interest such as financial resilience, advanced water treatment operations, cyber security, leveraging partnerships, innovation, continuity of operations, and regulated compounds are also strongly encouraged.


We look forward to your abstracts and seeing the latest and greatest from our peers within the world of water!

Any questions may be directed to the Technical Program Director at technicalprogramdirector@gmail.com

The Section will make presentations available to attendees after the conference.

The Section reserves the right to cancel and/ or request a change to a presentation based on content submitted.

According to the Section Policy Manual, all persons attending a Section conference/symposium shall be required to register and pay the established fee before attending any technical sessions or entering exhibit areas Special Speaker/Moderator registration rates are available. 

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