CAW to host inaugural Water Summit

Central Arkansas Water to host inaugural Water Summit with Little Rock and North Little Rock elected officials

Central Arkansas Water has scheduled their inaugural Water Summit with the Little Rock Board of Directors and the North Little Rock City Council for 5 p.m. Thursday, September 5, 2013. The location of the meeting, which is open to the public, will be at the Metroplan Offices at 501 West Markham Street, Suite B, in Little Rock.

“As a water system serving the Little Rock-North Little Rock metropolitan area, Central Arkansas Water’s first Water Summit will bring together the Central Arkansas Water Board of Commissioners, Little Rock City Board of Directors, and the North Little Rock City Council in an attempt to raise awareness on local and regional water issues and discuss near and long-term policy issues such as water rates/pricing and future water sources and needs,” says Graham W. Rich, CEO, P.E., BCEE, “Hopefully, this meeting will serve as a catalyst for future meeting to discuss these important policy issues.”

Central Arkansas Water’s mission is to enhance the quality of life for Central Arkansas by delivering high-quality water and dependable service that exceed customer expectations; protecting and ensuring a long-term water supply for future generations; and serving as responsible stewards of public health, utility resources, and the environment. The utility supplies 16 cities and communities in Central Arkansas.