An estimated 12,000 water professionals gathered at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, NV, to explore innovative solutions to water challenges during the 137th American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE18). Beginning with a packed opening general session, attendees heard from more than 900 presenters and explored a massive exhibit floor featuring cutting-edge technologies at the conference.
AWWA announced that the Alderwood Water and Wastewater District of Lynnwood, WA, has won the 13th annual Best of the Best Tap Water Taste Test. The event was comprised of regional winners from water-tasting competitions across North America and was held at ACE18. Taking second place in the taste test was the City of Sherbrooke, Quebec. Third place honors went to the City of Moline, IL. The People’s Choice award winner, as determined by conference attendees, was awarded to the City of Hamilton, OH.