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Annual Conference
July 14-19, 2024
Lake Charles Event Center
Lake Charles, LA
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Host Hotel

L’Auberge Casino Resort
777 Avenue L’Auberge; Lake Charles, LA 70601

Call 866-580-7444 to make reservations.     Group Code is SLARW24

Or online at and enter the group code SLARW24

Reservations must be guaranteed and accompanied by a first-night deposit or guaranteed by a credit card.
Reservations not canceled twenty-four hours before arrival will be charged for the first night’s room and tax.

Discounted LRWA Conference rate $139.00
A daily resort fee of $13.99 plus 15.20% tax will be charged.
The resort fee includes:  pool & lazy river access; pool towel usage; guestroom WIFI; fitness center; bottled water; in-room coffee; HBO; unlimited local calls; self-service business center; print boarding pass; overnight valet parking; trolley service; & turndown service upon request

Maximum of 4 guests per room / Check-in time is 4:00 PM and check-out time is 11:00 AM

To receive the discounted rate, reservations must be made by 8:00 am on June 21, 2024

There will be NO conference events held at this hotel, all events will be held at the Lake Charles Event (Civic) Center.  When LRWA reaches room block capacity at the L’Auberge Casino Resort we will utilize other area hotels for the overflow.  (we can not add additional rooms to the block as reservation personnel will tell you)

If your system is Tax-exempt and you have a reservation at L’Auberge they ask you to have your tax-exempt paperwork with you for check-in. If the paperwork is not present, they will charge taxes.


LRWA is still working with other area hotels for discount room rates.  Please check back periodically for those to be posted.


LRWA Seeks Experts to Present at LRWA's Annual Conference
Share your Expertise with Future Leaders!

The Louisiana Rural Water Association has opened the Call for Presentations for the Annual Conference scheduled for July 15-18 at the Lake Charles Event (Civic) Center, Lake Charles, Louisiana. Please complete the online form for those wishing to volunteer to provide a presentation for consideration.

The deadline to submit a conference presentation is March 11, 2024, at which time LRWA will begin selecting presentations for the agenda.

We are looking for topics relevant to the water and wastewater industry (new technology, security, utility management, board training, etc.). The Conference offers training opportunities for all water and wastewater industry aspects, from operation to management to regulation. LRWA offers specialized education and networking opportunities specifically designed for utility managers, town council members, and utility board members.

**24-Hour Technical Classroom Sessions will be held July 16, 17 & 18 (Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday)

**Exhibit Hall 30-minute presentation at your booth will be held Thursday, July 18 from 10:00 am-11:45 am

Louisiana Rural Water Association Annual Conference is designed to bring together water and wastewater utility systems – large and small, municipal, and rural – for operations, management, boardmanship, and governance sessions.

Click to the right to complete the necessary forms.

The deadline to submit a conference presentation is March 11, 2024, at which time LRWA will begin selecting presentations for the agenda.

Awards Nomination

Do you employ/know an outstanding system or outstanding employee? If so, please consider nominating them for one of LRWA’s prestigious awards. Each year LRWA recognizes the systems and system personnel who have gone above and beyond in operations, maintenance, and management of water and wastewater systems as well as outstanding office personnel who are necessary to keep the systems running smoothly. The deadline to submit nominations is March 8, 2024Awards will be presented at a luncheon on Wednesday, July 17, 2024.

Click on either the Online Form, or the PDF format below.

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