New Journal AWWA column provides outlook for water profession

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) has launched a new column titled "Market Outlook," premiering in the August 2003 issue of the Journal AWWA.

Aug 14th, 2003

DENVER, Colo., Aug. 14, 2003 -- The American Water Works Association (AWWA) has launched a new column titled "Market Outlook," premiering in the August 2003 issue of the Journal AWWA.

Established in 1881, AWWA is the oldest and largest nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to safe drinking water in North America. AWWA has over 57,000 members worldwide and its 4,500 utility members serve 80 percent of America's population.

Journal AWWA, published for the past 89 years, is the flagship of the American Water Works Association periodicals. Both a professional and a scholarly journal, it has earned the reputation of being the most respected publication in the water community.

The new bi-monthly "Market Outlook" column will provide detailed outlooks and forecasts on multiple water issues including drought, regulations, wastewater, privatization, and the cost of water. "Market Outlook" is authored by Steve Maxwell, managing director of an environmental consulting group in Boulder, Colorado.

Maxwell is also the editor and founder of The Environmental Benchmarker and Strategist, a comprehensive source of competitive and financial data for the environmental industry.

"Our diverse readership has a common interest in having access to forecasts and outlooks for the issues affecting them in their various positions," said Marcia Lacey, Journal AWWA Editor. "This new column provides the water profession with the insight necessary to plan for the future."

Complete coverage of the August Journal AWWA including feature articles, executive summaries, departments, and expanded coverage can be found online at http://www.awwa.org/communications/journal/

AWWA is a resource for knowledge, information and advocacy to improve the quality and supply of drinking water in North America and beyond. AWWA is the largest organization of water professionals in the world. AWWA advances public health, safety and welfare by uniting the efforts of the full spectrum of the drinking water community.


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