South Dakota Section of the

American Water Works Association

South Dakota American Water Works Association (SDAWWA) was established in the late 1950's.  SDAWWA is a non-profit group that is affiliated with the American Water Works Association.  Through education, training, and technical support SDAWWA, in partnership with the South Dakota Water and Wastewater Association (SDWWA), South Dakota Water Environment Association (SDWEA), South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems (SDARWS), and South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR), is dedicated in ensuring safe drinking water for the residents of South Dakota.


The SDWWA is a non-profit organization that is governed by an executive committee and board of directors which totals 14 volunteers.  Board meetings are held approximately 3 times per year. Visit SDWWA website


South Dakota Association of Rural Water Systems is dedicated to improving and maintaining the water of South Dakota. As an organization, we strive to help the people of South Dakota through technical assistance, certification classes, and the many training events held throughout the year. Visit SDARWS website


The mission of DENR is to protect public health and the environment by providing environmental monitoring and natural resource assessment, technical and financial assistance for environmental projects, and environmental regulatory services; all done with reduced red tape, expanded e-government functions, and exceptional customer service to promote a prosperous economy while protecting South Dakota's environment and natural resources for today and tomorrow. Visit SDDENR website


Members of Water Environment Federation.  As a global water sector leader, our mission is to connect water professionals; enrich the expertise of water professionals; increase the awareness of the impact and value of water; and provide a platform for water sector innovation. Visit WEFTEC website