KWEA Municipal Management Committee

Objectives and Goals

The Kansas Water Environment Association Municipal Committee’s principal objective is to provide a forum for KWEA members to discuss and review municipal water environment issues. The committee endeavors to maintain an awareness of all water environment issues affecting the communities and wastewater service providers of the state, provide educational information to KWEA members that relates to municipal treatment issues, and maintain a forum for discussion of municipal issues.

Activities and Duties

The Municipal Management Committee shall conduct, but not be limited to, the following activities:

  • Meet at least four (4) times per year to provide a forum for discussion of municipal issues.
  • In conjunction with the Government Affairs Committee, represent KWEA to the Kansas Department of Health and Environment (KDHE) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on matters regarding water quality, treatment standards, and NPDES permit programs that affect municipalities.
  • Apprise the KWEA Board of municipal treatment and water quality issues that the Committee feels the KWEA membership should be aware of.
  • Assist the Government Affairs Committee in representing KWEA to the League of Cities, State Association of Counties, and Association of Metropolitan Sewerage Agencies (AMSA) on municipal water environment issues.
  • Facilitate a technical track at the KWEA Annual Conference with a focus on municipal management issues.
  • Provide articles and information relating to municipal management issues for publication in Splashings.
  • Complete quarterly reports and submit them to the board liaison by the end of each quarter.
  • Complete and submit an annual report to the Vice President on the committee's activities at least 30 days prior to the annual meeting. The Vice President will compile the committee annual reports, distribute them to the Board, and turn them over to the new Vice President for use in assessing changes for the next program year.