Message from the Section Chair, Carl Larrabee, Jr.
The Florida Section of the American Water Works Association is dedicated to ensuring Florida's present and future generations a sufficient supply of high quality drinking water by providing critical information and opportunities to over 2,500 members. Our mission is to provide training and educational opportunities that meet the needs of our membership. We offer comprehensive technical training and continuing education programs, effective legislative and regulatory policy development, high quality member services and networking opportunities related to the water industry. Please use our website as your resource for training, technology and information. Info on the mentoring program - click here
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AWWA's Story and the Florida Section
Founded in 1881, AWWA has made significant contributions to the water industry. Narrated by Jack Hoffbuhr, AWWA Executive Director from 1996 to 2008, the video at right imparts a sense of our integrity as advocates for the water industry over the last 128 years.The Florida Section of the American Water Works Association came into being on November 18, 1926 at an organizational meeting in Tampa. At the time, there were 19 active AWWA members. The Florida Section continues today as a vibrant and dedicated group of professionals. We can be extremely proud of our Section and its accomplishments. To view the video, click on the image to the right.
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