Water Utility Council (WUC) Seeking to fill positions
Jerry Bever, Chair
The Water Utility Council is looking to fill three (3) open positions. We are look for an AWWA member from a water utility within ISAWWA District 4 and one from District 5 (See the map below of ISAWWA Districts). We are also looking for an AWWA member from a related manufacturing representative.
ISAWWA WUC Mission
The Water Utility Council shall have the responsibility of promoting an effective legislative and regulatory environment for the water community.
ISAWWA WUC Goals
Provide timely articles for inclusion in SPLASH publication. Maintain information of the Illinois Section AWWA portal website for Section membership use. Provide timely response to State and Federal legislative and regulatory issues as they develop. Maintain communication exchange with AWWA Water Utility Council and Legislative Affairs Committees. Represent Illinois in Washington, DC for AWWA Water Matters! Fly-In.
ISAWWA WUC Guiding Principles
Support legislation, regulation, and policies at all levels that will benefit consumers, the environment, and the water community. Participate in development of legislation and regulations. Provide information to membership of pending legislation and regulations that may impact the water industry. Promote positive relationships with legislators and regulators, and promote AWWA and Illinois Section AWWA as the leading source for information and expertise within the drinking water profession.
WUC Time Commitment The WUC usually has one face-to-face meeting which takes place in Springfield during the annual conference. Other WUC business is conducted by e-mail and conference calls. The frequency of e-mails and/or conference calls depends on the level of legislative activity.
Interested individuals should contact:
Laurie Dougherty, ISAWWA Executive Director at firstname.lastname@example.org, or
Jerry Bever, WUC Chair at email@example.com