ASDWA invites you to join state, Federal, and local water professionals who will gather at ASDWA’s 28th Annual Conference to tackle the many challenges facing the water community.

Annual Conference 2013

Call for Papers and Exhibitors

ASDWA is the professional Association supporting state drinking water programs in their efforts to protect public health and implement the requirements of the Safe Drinking Water Act.  Our members are the 50 states, territories, the Navajo Nation, and the District of Columbia.  On behalf of our members, you are invited to join state, Federal, and local water professionals who will gather at  ASDWA’s 28th Annual Conference to tackle the many challenges facing the water community.  By contributing your knowledge and vision to the conference’s program you can help us achieve our goal of protecting public health as we face an array of 21st century challenges.  ASDWA solicits both oral presentations and exhibitors of products and services that are invaluable in helping us achieve our collective goals.

Annual Conference Attendance Profile:
Approximately 250 attendees are expected at ASDWA’s Twenty-Eighth Annual Conference in Long Beach, CA.  Conference attendees will include state and territorial drinking water program administrators and their staff, government personnel from EPA and other Federal agencies, drinking water association personnel, and industry group representatives. 

Registration Information:
Visit ASDWA's Conferences page to register online for the Annual Conference.

Conference Registration Fees:
                      Before 9/23  After 9/23
State & EPA*  $400.00     $450.00
Others           $450.00     $500.00
*States/EPA sending two or more personnel from the same office are eligible for group discounts.

Hotel Information:
Hilton Long Beach
701 West Ocean Blvd.
Long Beach, CA 90831

ASDWA has reserved a block of guest rooms at the rate of $164.00 single or double occupancy. Reservations must be made by October 7, 2013 to guarantee room availability.  Guests are welcome to call (800) 445-8667 or book their reservations online using Hilton's Reservation System. If you call, please reference the ASDWA Annual Conference.

Exhibitor Prospectus

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This 28th Anniversary year offers an excellent opportunity for you to connect with state drinking water program administrators. Present your products and services to the people who influence buying decisions. Increase your awareness of new and critical regulatory and legislative drinking water issues. Join us to discuss these issues with the states, EPA, and other concerned stakeholders.  
ASDWA Conference exhibitors are public and private corporations, trade associations, and assistance providers to the water community.  The focus of the exhibits includes treatment technologies, especially technologies appropriate for small systems and alternative technologies; water security technologies; and equipment such as membrane filtration, corrosion control, and disinfection.  Also welcome are exhibitors that provide information and services on regulatory compliance; educational, training and assistance programs; and data management services and products.    

Call for Papers
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Deadline for Abstracts: 
June 14, 2013
You are invited to submit an abstract for ASDWA’s 28th Annual Conference.  ASDWA will give priority to abstracts received from state drinking water program administrators or their staff and from those who partner with state programs.
Presentation Themes:
  • Emerging drinking water treatment technologies and optimization of current technology
  • SDWA implementation approaches and strategies including collaborations and partnerships
  • State revolving loan fund tools and techniques/green infrastructure strategies
  • Drinking water security strategies and tools
  • Small systems: TMF, sustainability strategies, technologies, and compliance
  • Workforce, operator certification, and/or technical assistance initiatives
  • Source water protection and sustainability of water supplies
  • Climate change, water and energy efficiency, and conservation
  • Clean Water Act/SDWA connections, nitrogen and phosphorous pollution
  • Data management
  • Distribution system issues
  • Emerging contaminants in drinking water
  • Drinking water research
  • Risk assessment, risk communication and consumer outreach
Instructions for Submissions:
  • Submit a one page abstract by June 14, 2013;
  • Include a title for the proposed presentation and the name, title, and affiliation of the intended speaker(s);
  • Include the mailing address, telephone and fax numbers, and email address for the intended speaker(s); and
  • Submit the abstract to ASDWA via regularmail, fax, or email to


Deadline for Applications: 
August 30, 2013
Exhibitors have a unique opportunity to discuss critical legislative and regulatory issues with state drinking water administrators, EPA officials, and others in the drinking water community.  In addition, exhibitors are able to present their products and services to those with influence on buying decisions - the state drinking water administrators.
Exhibitor Themes:
  • Drinking water security technologies
  • Information on strategies and training for drinking water security
  • Treatment process equipment such as particle counters, membranes, ozonation devices, corrosion control chemicals, arsenic removal, and disinfection technologies
  • Small system technologies and tools
  • Information on regulatory compliance, educational, training, and technical assistance programs, and data management services and products
  • Strategies and tools for climate change, sustainability, water/energy efficiency, and conservation
  • Processes or strategies for dealing with emerging contaminants such as PPCPs, perchlorate, hexavalent chromium
Exhibitor Fees:
8' x 8' Booth: $1100.00
8' x 10' Booth: $1250.00
Instructions for Exhibitors:
Please contact Tom Maves of ASDWA at (703) 812-4773 or for more information, or download the Exhibitor Prospectus (above), which includes an exhibitor space and sponsorship application.
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