AWWA’s new president talks water association’s goals, future

July 17, 2023
The 142nd president of the American Water Works Association, Patrick Kerr discusses his vision for AWWA, his immediate goals as president, and some of the biggest issues facing AWWA members.

As of June 2023, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) named Patrick Kerr as its latest president. In this interview, Bob Crossen asks Kerr about his vision for AWWA, his immediate goals as president of the association, and his opinion on the biggest issues facing AWWA members.

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Bob Crossen

Bob Crossen is the editorial director for WaterWorld Magazine, Wastewater Digest, Stormwater Solutions, and Water Quality Products, which compose the Endeavor Business Media Water Group. Crossen graduated from Illinois State University in Dec. 2011 with a Bachelor of Arts in German and a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism. He has worked in business-to-business journalism covering the drinking water, wastewater, stormwater and point-of-use/point-of-entry markets since April or 2016. Crossen can be reached at [email protected] or 847.954.7980.