Member Benefits

Membership in the Washington Association of Sewer & Water Districts (WASWD) provides a wealth of resources and benefits in three key areas: 
 
Educational Benefits
WASWD ensures that members remain at the forefront of the industry through training programs, webinars, conferences, newsletters and industry alerts, member-only resources, and direct access to legal and financial assistance at no extra charge—all of which enables more informed decision-making and improved service at every level.
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Advocacy Benefits 
WASWD provides a strong, combined voice representing special purpose sewer and water districts — both within our state and at the national level; monitors and takes action on critical legislative issues; and provides direct representation on issues and laws that impact Special Purpose Districts and customers. 
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Collaboration Benefits 
WASWD offers multiple opportunities for sharing knowledge, perspective, and experience via regular meetings, issue-focused committees, and social events, along with a special Retrospective Rating Program opportunity for members to receive a refund of a portion of their state L&I premiums. 
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Associate Member Benefits 
Associate members receive access to member resources, including the member directory and mailing database, along with opportunities to present at conferences and section meetings. 
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Interested in becoming more knowledgeable?  
 
Concerned about the impact of emerging issues related to infrastructure, funding, utility policies, and legislation at both the state and national levels?  
 
Ready to gain access to a wealth of industry resources, expertise, education and networking?
 

We welcome your membership with WASWD! Please click the Join WASWD Today button to select a membership type and begin the application process. All applications must receive Board approval to initiate membership. We will confirm with you when it has been accepted.  

 

We look forward to receiving your application. 


 
If you are a past member who has not renewed in over a year, please contact staff@waswd.org to start the application process.

Membership Levels
Membership is open to special purpose water & wastewater districts, other public and private water utilities, and those companies and organizations that provide goods and services to the industry.
 
General Members:
A special purpose sewer, water or combined sewer/water district of the State of Washington that has been accepted by the Board of Directors and is in good standing. When selecting your member type in the application, please select either Water/Sewer district - Revenues BELOW $10 Million or Water/Sewer district - ABOVE $10 Million. Learn More >
 

 
Associate Members:
A person, company, state or local agency, non-district local government, consultant or association that is not a General Member, has been approved by the Board of Directors; and is in good standing. Learn More >
 

 
Non-District Utility Members:
A city, county, public utility district, or other form of utility providing sanitary sewer or drinking water services that is not a General Member or Associate Member, has been approved by the Board, and is in good standing. When selecting your member type in the application, please select either Non-District Utility - Revenues BELOW $10 Million or Non-District Utility- ABOVE $10 Million. Learn More >
 

 
Retro-Only Members
An organization that participates in the WASWD Retrospective Rating Group Program ("Retro Program") that is not a sanitary sewer or drinking water service provider, has been approved by the Board, and is in good standing.