PNCWA Position Papers

PNCWA Statement in Support of Operator Certification (2014)

PNCWA Climate Change Position Paper (2015)

PNCWA’s mission statement includes promoting the advancement of science and technology needed to protect human health and the environment. Climate change is a profound challenge that directly impacts human health and the environment. This position paper summarizes information about climate change resiliency and action for PNCWA members.

 ► PNCWA statement to Policy Makers on Climate Change Resiliency (2016)

We believe these actions should be taken now to improve, enhance, and protect Pacific Northwest water resources

PNCWA statement to Policy Makers on Toxic Substance and PCBs (2016)

Along with the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA) and others, PNCWA urges EPA to revise TSCA to further limit sources and the concentration of inadvertently generated PCBs as one means to support comprehensive approaches to reducing PCBs.

PNCWA statement to Policy Makers on Integrated Planning (2016)

Strategies such as integrated watershed planning, water quality trading, and resource recovery such as water recycling produce cleaner water, more reliable water supplies, healthier watersheds, livelier natural habitat, and more resilient communities at lower cost than conventional approaches to wastewater and stormwater management.

WEF Related Position Papers  & Statements of Interest to PNCWA Members

The Federal Role in Keeping Water & Wastewater Infrastructure Affordable

Testimony by Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., Director, Department of Public Works, City of Baltimore, Maryland, on behalf of the Water Environment Federation. U.S. Senate Committee on Environment and Public Works, Thursday April 7, 2016 ► Learn More