Water loss control and accessing funding


​​December 7 & 8, 2020:  online only, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

This FREE workshop is part of a special series made possible through the collaboration of the American Water Works Association (AWWA), the US Department of Agriculture (USDA), and the Partnership for Safe Water.


Session 1 - Water Loss Control (3 hours of professional credit available)

  • Water Loss Challenges for Small Systems
  • Defining Non-revenue Water
  • Using AWWA’s Water Balance and Free Water Audit Software
  • Understanding Production and Customer Metering Losses (Apparent Losses)
  • Controlling Leakage (Real Losses)
  • Calculating your losses and controlling them


Session 2 - Optimization and Accessing Funding (3 hours of professional credit available)

  • Overview of the AWWA Partnership for Safe Water Programs
  • How to conduct a  self-assessment in order to optimize your operations
  • General Management/Administration, Finance, Asset Management, Source Water Protection and Distribution System Operations.
  • How to apply for low interest funding through the USDA. (a representative from your local USDA office will present this information and answer any questions you may have)


All participants receive dedicated, follow-up technical assistance and helpful documents from AWWA.   We are applying for six hours of continuing education for Maryland and Delaware licenses.

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Over the past several years, AWWA has been awarded grant funding to conduct training for small systems (less than 10,000 people served).


Annual training sessions will be provided free of charge on compliance with the Safe Drinking Water Act, optimizing your water system, and applying for loans and grants with USDA.


For more information on upcoming training sessions, email us at info@csawwa.org