Clean Water Advocate

Summer 2020

President's Message | Charting the Next 50 Years

Terry Leeds | NACWA President
Director, KC Water | Kansas City, MO

The Clean Water Utility Guide to Surviving a Crisis

Andrew Lee | Deputy Director
Seattle Public Utilities | Seattle, WA

Sue F. McCormick | CEO
Great Lake Water Authority | Detroit, MI

Todd Swingle | Executive Director
Toho Water Authority | Kissimmee, FL

Barbara Biggs | General Manager
Roxborough Water and Sanitation District | Littleton, CO

Responding to COVID-19 Through Community and Advocacy

Nathan Gardner-Andrews | General Counsel + Chief Advocacy Officer
NACWA | Washington, DC

The NACWA Family - Getting Through this Together

Kelly Brocato | Senior Director of Membership
NACWA | Washington, DC

2019 Platinum Peak Performance Award Winners





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The Clean Water Advocate is published by NACWA.

Founded in 1970, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) is the nation’s recognized leader in legislative, regulatory and legal advocacy on the full spectrum of clean water issues. NACWA represents public wastewater and stormwater agencies of all sizes nationwide, and is a top technical resource in water quality, water management and sustainable ecosystem protection. NACWA’s unique and growing network strengthens the advocacy voice for all member utilities, and ensures they have the tools necessary to provide affordable and sustainable clean water for all communities. Our vision is to represent every utility as a NACWA member, helping to build a strong and sustainable clean water future.