The Virginia Section Magazine, Tap Into Virginia, is published quarterly to inform members, local and state officials, and elected representatives about water supply issues in Virginia. In addition to water-related feature articles, each issue of Tap Into Virginia includes key Section 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.  All publication information is managed by our Publications Committee

Media Kit

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

Submission Guidelines
Theme

Each issue of the Tap Into Virginia has a theme and includes feature articles related to the theme. The Publications Committee selects the theme for each issue. However, other VA AWWA committees are encouraged to suggest themes and submit related articles. Magazine Theme Schedule

Content

Feature articles pertaining to the selected theme should generally be 800-3000 words in length and announcements should be less than 800 words in length. Articles and announcements should be provided in a Word format. VA AWWA members are also encouraged to submit significant news related to Section activities or water-related developments in Virginia.

Graphics

Accompanying photos, images, graphs, and sidebars are welcome. Images should be formatted as a jpg or tif file with a 300 dpi resolution. Please include captions and identify the people pictured for all images.

Deadlines

The Magazine submittal dates are as follows:                            

Issue
Material Due Date
Fall 2020
Friday, Sept 25th
Winter 2021
Friday, Dec 4th
Spring 2021
TBD
Summer 2021
TBD
 
The E-newsletter submittal dates are as follows:
All content for the e-newsletter needs to be submitted to Geneva Hudgins by the 25th of each month for publishing in the following edition.  

Submission

Please submit material for the magazine or e-newsletter by emailing them to admin@vaawwa.org

 

If you have any questions, please contact the Editor of Tap Into Virginia by e-mail:

Kevin Alvarado
Whitman, Requardt, and Associates
 
kalvarado@wrallp.com