Santa Maria Water District (SMWD) was invited last July 24 to 27 for the Philippine Association of Water District (PAWD) Convergence 2018 with a theme of “Ensuring Quality Materials for Effective Water Operations” held at Cordillera Convention Hall, Baguio Country Club, Baguio City. The main purpose of the convergence is to allow Local Water District to do a knowledge sharing that might help others to be a better and effective Water District in terms water system and operations. Participants discuss common issues and concerns in product standards, trends in disinfection and chlorination, innovative fund sourcing schemes for water districts and the latest laws and regulations related to the operation of water districts.