May 11, 2016, ISAWWA Form Alliance

Partnership promotes payment options for treatment, infrastructure and new technology

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The Illinois Section of the American Water Works Assn. (ISAWWA) and, an online marketplace built exclusively for the water industry, announced a new partnership to bring members of ISAWWA unprecedented access to funding and project opportunities from all over the U.S. and Canada.

“Our mission is to serve as a total water resource for our members,” said Laurie Dougherty, executive director of ISAWWA, “We have never before encountered a service like, which can do so much to help us achieve that goal.” is designed for organizations within the water industry who are frustrated by limited options to pay for treatment, infrastructure, or even new technology-related projects, as well as companies looking to make new connections within the industry and avoid missing out on projects worth bidding on. “ was built from the ground up for water industry professionals,” said Ebie Holst, CEO, “Whether it’s through our search capabilities, e-mail alerts or easy opportunity-sharing, we enable our subscribers to get solutions into the field faster than ever before.”

ISAWWA provides a long list of tools for the benefit of its membership, including seminars, webinars and one of AWWA’s largest annual section conferences in the form of WATERCON.

“We’ve been impressed by the ISAWWA team’s focus on providing valuable resources to their members,” said Jason Wuliger, vice president of, “We are similarly obsessed with providing our subscribers with the right tools, and are thrilled to partner with an organization who shares our priorities.”

“This is a great tool for our member’s toolkit, and one more way we are making membership in the Illinois Section a great value,” Dougherty added.

“It’s great to be swimming in the same direction!” Holst said.