Spring Conference and Exhibition

Save the Date: April 1-2, 2020

DCU Center, Worcester, Massachusetts


Hydrant Hysteria

Hydrant Hysteria is a competition where teams of two assemble a hydrant as fast as possible. The winning team(s) will be sent to Denver, CO for the American Water Works Association's Annual Conference & Exposition (ACE19) where they will represent New England and NEWWA in the national competition.  Competitors must be NEWWA members to participate. Travel expenses (flights, hotel, and per diem) are covered by the generosity of the Hydrant Hysteria Sponsors.

Career Fair


Student Poster Session - Call for Abstracts

Congratulations to the top prize winners of the “Fresh Ideas” College Student Poster Session

Graduate Level:

“Using Crowdsourcing to Improve the Value of Water” by Sarah Jakositz and Lana Pillsbury - University of New Hampshire

“LED-UVC as a Primary Disinfectant for Small Sustainable Drinking Water Systems” by Hichem Hadjeres - University of Rhode Island

“Evaluation of a Quality Control Technique for Ceramic Water Filters Impregnated with Silver Nanoparticles” by Zachary Shepard and Elizabeth Lux - University of Rhode Island

Undergraduate Level:

"H2gO: Portable Water Treatment System for Developing Countries" by Isabella Silverman, Ian Hallam, and Alexa Leone - University of Rhode Island

“Understanding Biological Nitrogen and E. Coli Removal in a Tidal Flow Constructed Wetland for Wastewater Treatment and Water Reuse” by K. Johnston, B. Curran, G. Cutrone, M. DuBois, E. Gonzalez, T. Labbe, J. Ling, Z. Pierce, V. Reddy, L. Wise, and P. Yi - Northeastern University

“An Experimental Study on Water Dripping Rates to Prevent Household Pipes from Freezing During Cold Temperatures” by Caroline Best, Patrick Rice, and Matthew Tarini - Western New England University


Exhibitor Information

NOTE: NEWWA is not affiliated with any third party vendor. Please perform due diligence prior to entering a contract with any third party vendor. NEWWA does not sell attendee or exhibitor e-mail addresses. Please disregard all e-mails claiming to have contact information.

Conference Details

This event draws approximately 3,000 water works professionals over 2 days (final attendance for 2019 was 3,241). Attend one or both days, featuring:

  • 18+ concurrent technical sessions for TCH credit
  • Water treatment plant tours
  • 230+ exhibits
  • Career Fair
  • Hydrant Hysteria Competition
  • Student poster session
  • Young Professional/New Member Networking Event
  • Networking reception
  • FREE refreshments, lunch and admission to the exhibit hall



Hotel Information

HOTELS FILL UP QUICKLY - BOOK EARLY.  Call to inquire about current rate and availability. Be sure to mention NEWWA when booking to qualify for discounted room rate. Note: NEWWA is not affiliated with Global Housing Services. 

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2019 Conference Sponsors







2020 Spring Conference Exhibitors

540 Technologies Flow Tech, Inc. NE3 / Tideflex
Adaptor, Inc. Ford Meter Box Co., Inc. Neptune Technology Group Inc.
AdEdge Water Technologies Fuss & O'Neill, Inc. New York Leak Detection Inc.
Aegion - Underground Solutions G.L. Lyons Associates Nicor Inc,
American Flow Control GeoInsight Panton McLeod Americas
Aqua Solutions, Inc. Green International Affiliates, Inc. Pare Corporation
Aqua-Pipe Inc. (Sanexen) Green Mountain Pipeline Services Pennichuck Water Works, Inc.
Aquilla & Neptun LLC Gutermann, Inc. Pipe Plus, Inc.
Atlantic Fluid Technology GZA GeoEnvironmental, Inc. Pond Technical Sales, Inc.
AutomaTech, Inc. Hanna Instruments Preload, LLC
Badger Daylighting Corp., Inc. HARCO Fittings Purolite
Bartlett & Brillon LLC Harper Haines Fluid Control, Inc. Putnam Pipe Corp.
BAU/Hopkins Hayes Pump, Inc. R.H. White Construction Co.
BECK, Harold & Sons, Inc. Hazen & Sawyer Reed Manufacturing Company
BETA Group, Inc. Hews Company RITEC Environmental
Bingham & Taylor Corporation Holland Company, Inc. Sievers Instruments by SUEZ
C.A. Turner Co. Holliston Sand Company, Inc. SIP Industries
CB&I Hungerford & Terry, Inc. Small Water Systems Services
CDM Smith Hydra Tech, Inc. Smith-Blair, Inc.
Charette Services IDEXX Laboratories, Inc. Stantec
Clow Valve Company Innovyze Statewide Aquastore
Complete Control Services, Inc. Itron, Inc. Stiles Company, Inc.
Comprehensive Environmental Inc. J.F. McDermott Corporation SUEZ Advanced Solutions
Continental Utility Solutions, Inc, (CUSI) JCM Industries, Inc. Tata & Howard, Inc.
Cooper New England Sales, Inc. John Hoadley & Sons Inc. Technology Sales Assoc. Inc.
Core & Main JWB Company The MAHER Corp.
CorrTech, Inc. Kennedy Valve / MH Valve Ti-SALES Inc.
Coyne Chemical Environmental Services King Gage Engineering Corp. Tighe & Bond, Inc.
David F. Sullivan & Associates, Inc. Kleinfelder, Inc. Toomey Water Services, Inc.
Dewberry LandTech Consultants, Inc. True North Flow
Diehl Metering LLC Layne TT Technologies, Inc.
Diving Services Inc. Lowell Corporation Tyler Union Waterworks
DN Tanks Maher Services, Inc. U.S. Pipe
Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association (DIPRA) Maltz Sales Company, Inc. U.S. Saws
Duke's Root Control, Inc. Mass Installation Inc. Utilitronics/BMS
Easton Winwater Works Supply Co. Massachusetts Water Works Association Victaulic
Enterprise Trenchless Technologies, Inc. (ETTI) McInnis Sales Wachs Utility Products
Environmental Partners Group McWane Ductile Wescor Associates, Inc.
Everett J. Prescott, Inc. Michels Corporation Weston & Sampson
F.R. Mahony & Associates, Inc. Mueller Company Woodard & Curran
F.W. Webb Mueller Systems Wright-Pierce
Ferguson Waterworks NAPAC Inc. Xylem, Inc. - Pure Technologies
Fisher Tank Company National Wash Authority Zenner USA

Interested in exhibiting? Check out the exhibitor guide.

2020 Exhibitor Guide

Need to order electricity, internet or other housekeeping items?  Reference the forms below. 

DCU Online Ordering Directions: Electrical, Internet, Booth Cleaning
Note: DCU Center is now taking orders online-only. You may contact DCU directly with questions at 508-929-0121.

SER Exposition Services Manual: Shipping, Furniture Rentals, Additional Booth Supplies

Update your company description or register your booth attendees using the forms below.

Exhibitor Attendee Registration Form

Company Listing Update & Prize Donation Form

Any questions, contact Katelyn at ktodesco@newwa.org.

Click on the image below to download the 2020 Spring Conference exhibit hall floorplan.

Click on the image below to open the sponsorship registration document.