PNWS Gives Back
The Silent Auction is back for the 2023 annual conference, benefiting PNWS-AWWA’s philanthropic efforts – Water For People, The Water Equation, and the Education & Training Fund. Please consider donating an item using this form: 2023 PNWS-AWWA Philanthropic Silent Auction
Water For People
The Pacific Northwest Section has a long rich history of donating to Water For People. Our Section has donated over $1 million to Water For People a global nonprofit working across nine countries in Latin America, Asia and Africa to address the global water crisis and equip communities with lasting access to clean water and sanitation services.
Education and Training Fund
The Education and Training Fund, which endows our Section’s scholarship program, has grown thanks to the generosity of our members to over a million dollars. These funds will provide over $47,000 in college scholarships this year to students who are pursuing careers in the drinking water industry.
AWWA Water Equation – Funding the Future of Water
- One AWWA Operator Scholarships – The One AWWA Operator Scholarship offers water and wastewater operators funding for continuing education, certification, training, and conference attendance through a partnership with local AWWA Sections.
- Water Industry Scholarships – offering seventeen scholarships for water industry studies
- Leadership – Mentoring Young Professionals within our industry
- Community Engineering Corp – working with underserved communities to provide engineering services for water infrastructure improvements to ensure public health.