Based in California, RMC Water and Environment
focuses its efforts solely on this vital resource. RMC
Water and Environment holds organizational
membership in several environmental groups and
professional associations, including the American
Public Works Association, which helps public works
professionals and organizations extend their reach.
APWA participates in government through federal
advocacy efforts, seeking a better environment for
public works organizations through position
statements. Its Government Affairs Committee
creates a list of yearly priorities which are then acted
on by its Washington, D.C. office.
The APWA currently seeks to improve federal
investment in surface transportation at all levels. It
also places a strong priority on research that could
lead to better management of stormwater.
Its other policy priorities include wastewater and
drinking water infrastructure management, as well as
general environmental and public health issues. By
advocating for improvements in these areas with an
eye toward local authority and streamlined
government oversight, APWA hopes to enhance the
overall quality of life for communities across the