The Journal & Archives

The Journal of the New England Water Works Association is the oldest water works publication in the U.S., with the first issue published in September of 1886. 

The Journal of the New England Water Works Association will consider papers for publication that are pertinent to the drinking water field. These can include papers of general interest to the water works profession; papers from presentations made at a NEWWA event; or papers directly solicited from the editors and/or Program Committee. 

Having a paper published in the NEWWA Journal is a prestigious honor and an excellent way to be recognized for accomplishments, enhance your resume, and qualify for one of our awards for best written paper.




Application Deadline: March 12, 2021

Current editor:
Peter Karalekas, Jr., P.E.

Submit a Paper

Papers should be emailed to Peter Karalekas, Jr., P.E., Editor at the email listed above as well as Jacqui Campana, Executive Support/Publications Coordinator at by the submittal deadline listed on the Editorial Calendar below to be considered for inclusion in the specific issue. 

Please reference the "Guidelines for Preparation of Papers for Publication in the Journal of the New England Water Works Association" for full submittal details, including the Copy Transfer Agreement, which must be signed by each author. For the peer review option, reference "Guidelines for the Peer Review Option of the Papers Appearing in the Journal of the New England Water Works Association."

2021 Editorial Calendar

NEWWA Journal Issue
Main Theme
(other topics will be included as well)
Paper Submittal Deadline
Issue Mailed to Members
March 2021 Distribution & Storage January 4, 2021 March 15, 2021
June 2021 Treatment April 1, 2021 June 14, 2021
September 2021 Supply/Groundwater/Water Resources July 1, 2021 September 15, 2021
December 2021 Management/Technology October 1, 2021 December 15, 2021