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Industry Memberships

Staying ahead in knowledge, impacting industry news, laws, regulations and more on behalf of our customers.


For more information about our industry memberships, please contact us at 263-2631, option 1.

Muscatine Power and Water Industry Memberships

MPW’s talented staff have access to industry experts through memberships to various associations. Memberships with these associations provide numerous benefits such as networking, training and education, certifications and licensing, and information sharing and influence. Many of MPW’s staff serve in leadership or committee roles with these industry organizations, gaining valuable insight and opportunities to influence and advocate on behalf of our three utilities, our industries, and customers.

In a fast-paced, competitive world, these relationships benefit our customer-owners by bringing best practices in each service to our area.


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The American Public Power Association (APPA), based in Washington, D.C., metro area, is the service organization for the nation’s more than 2,000 community-owned electric utilities. Collectively, these utilities serve more than 48 million Americans.

Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most important resource.

The National Cable Television Cooperative (NCTC) works on behalf of more than 750 independent cable and broadband operators.  NCTC leverages cumulative buying power to negotiate licensing agreements with cable content providers for over 200 networks and with Tier 1 carriers for affordable broadband access. 

The Iowa Association of Municipal Utilities (IAMU) represents 754 municipal broadband, electric, gas and water utilities across the state with everything from Iowa legislative representation, to disaster assistance, mutual aid programs and much more.  IAMU is the largest organization of its kind.

Midcontinent Independent System Operator, Inc (MISO) is an independent, nonprofit organization responsible for the safe, cost-effective delivery of electricity across 15 U.S. states and the Canadian province of Manitoba. 

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The Greater Muscatine Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s (GMCCI) objective is to create a prosperous economic and business climate throughout the County.

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The Iowa Association of Business & Industry (ABI) is a broad-based organization of Iowa businesses working together to promote Iowa commerce.