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.  Our Publications Committee manages all publication information

Media Kit

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

Submission Guidelines

Each issue of 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. 


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.


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


The Magazine submittal dates are as follows:                            

Material Due Date
  Estimated Delivery
Fall 2022 September 23, 2022 November 14, 2022
Winter 2023 January 6, 2023 March 10, 2023
Spring 2023
February 24, 2023
  May 12, 2023
Summer 2023
May 5, 2023
July 24, 2023
Fall 2023
September 22, 2023
November 24, 2023
Winter 2024
January 6, 2024
March 8, 2024
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.  


Please submit material for the magazine or e-newsletter by completing the online form


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

Dawn Ray Panaguiton
City of Virginia Beach DPU