Spring 2022

HWEA will be the organization of dedicated and knowledgeable professionals
recognized for preserving and enhancing the water environment in the Pacific Island Region.

By Vanessa Waller (Raftelis) & Ford Moriarty (Raftelis)

Affordability of service, one of the most important considerations for water and sewer utilities, has become more and more important with each passing year, and is especially visible now that utility customers are recovering from the COVID-19 pandemic and its economic impacts.

A Look into Valve Selection
By Travis Junker, PE (GHD)


The importance of valve selection and placement is essential for the proper design and operation of water and wastewater systems. Given the prevalence of valves in our daily lives it is well understood that valves can turn flow on and off, or control the rate of flow.

By Angie Mettlen, Director of Strategic Funding and Regulatory Affairs, WK Dickson

No. This isn't an article about '70s classic rock. It is an overview of an exciting new Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) program, Building Resilient Infrastructure and Communities (BRIC). The parallel is that music from the '70s changed the rock genre, and BRIC aims to change how mitigation has been done historically.



Contact Info

Hawai‘i Water Environment Association
PO Box 2422
Honolulu, Hawai‘i 96804
General Inquiries: info@hwea.org