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Post Date:October 26, 2017

St. Charles Parish Waterworks Director Robbie Brou is set to serve another term as a Louisiana representative on the Water Utility Council of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Southwest Section. The term will expire in October 2018.

“As members of the Utility Council we attempt to gauge what regulatory or water quality issues are important to our membership,” said Brou. “We then advance these issues on a national level, through the U.S. Congress and AWWA national, as well as through our own state legislation and regulators.”

The purpose of the Water Utility Council is to develop action programs to initiate, evaluate, respond and comment, to the extent permissible under sections within the framework of Section and American Water Works Association policies, on legislative, regulatory and other matters which directly affect water utilities and to encourage provision of better water service to the consuming public.

Brou has served as the parish’s Director of Waterworks since 2000 and has been a member of the council since 2016.

The mission of the American Water Works Association is to provide opportunities to advance knowledge and to share information regarding the drinking water industry. The organization’s goals are:

  • To provide clear role and responsibility definition to the board and committees.
  • To be recognized as the resource for credible information on safe drinking water.
  • To be the member’s primary resource for education, knowledge exchange, and services.
  • To be acknowledged as the public policy advocate for the drinking water industry.
  • To maximize membership growth through retention and recruitment.

The mission of St. Charles Parish government is to provide high quality, efficient services to sustain and enhance the quality of life for all residents of St. Charles Parish.

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