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The Publications Committee is tasked with publishing the Section magazine Tap Into Virginia on a quarterly basis. The committee is responsible for selecting a theme for each edition, developing and editing articles, photographing VA AWWA events, and other tasks required to generate an informative and interesting publication. In addition to water-related feature articles, each issue of the Magazine includes ection news, such as: information on committee activities, special events (seminars, workshops and conferences), scholarship announcements, member news, utility news, regulatory news, calls for papers, and updates on Section business.

For information on advertising in the VA AWWA Magazine please read more about the Virginia Media Kit and Advertising Rates.

If you have any information you think should be included in a future publication, please send information to

Publishers can download content on the Publication Download page.  Contact the Publications Committee Chair to gain access.

What should you expect as a VA AWWA Publication Committee Member:

  • Attend quarterly meetings
  • Quarterly review of articles for the magazine (this involved all members of the committee)
  • Montly review of articles for the e-newsletter (one committee member is assigned per month)

So if you would like to be a part of the success of a great magazine and e-newsletter, then the Publications Committee is for you.  How do you sign up?  Easy.  Follow this link to the Service Opportunities page and follow these steps:  1) Select Committees/Subcommittees; 2) drop down to Communications and Public Affairs; 3) select Publications; 4) fill out your contact information; and 5) submit the form! 

If you have any questions or would like to speak to someone directly before volunteering, please contact Keith Havron (Chair) at - 757-385-8845.


Keith Havron
Virginia Beach Public Utilities
2405 Courthouse Dr
Virginia Beach VA, 23456
Office: 757-385-8845


Kipp Hanley
Prince William County Service Authority
4 County Complex Ct
Woodbridge VA, 22192
Office: 703.335.8914


Rebecca Mitchell
Virginia Beach DPU Engineering
2405 Courthouse Drive, Bldg 2
Virginia Beach VA, 23456
Office: 757-385-8674