Podcast

Chief Concerns: AWWA CEO Discusses Industry Priorities

DavidLaFrance

The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is the largest organization of water supply professionals in the world, and a force of change and progress in the industry — an industry which is beset with many challenges. Among the most pressing are the mitigation (or elimination) of lead in drinking water pipelines, water scarcity, utility labor issues, and funding the repair of America's crumbling infrastructure.

AWWA's leader, CEO David LaFrance, talks about his organization's initiatives and how they respond to industry concerns that could ultimately pose a threat to water quality — AWWA's push for full lead service line replacement being a notable example. Listen to the complete interview below.

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