Water & Wastewater Trade Associations

Association of Water Technologies

The Association of Water Technologies (AWT) is the international water treatment association representing more than 500 companies that specialize in applying water treatments for industrial and commercial cooling and heating systems. AWT works daily to support its members and provide them with the tools they need to succeed and grow — training, certification, networking, and regulatory and public awareness programs. 

AWT’s quarterly magazine, The Analyst, represents the water treatment industry by presenting technologies and applications in the areas of cooling, boiler, and wastewater treatment. Each issue includes technical/scientific articles on topics such as chemistry, water treatment processes, the structure of polymers, pumps, biofilms, etc. — highlighting practical applications of available technologies. The magazine also keeps readers abreast of regulatory activities and business practices impacting the industry. https://www.awt.org/resources/analyst.cfm

American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)

The ASME Foundation provides support for ASME programs, scholarships, awards and honors. The ASME Foundation champions ASME's mission to serve diverse global communities by advancing, disseminating and applying engineering knowledge for improving the quality of life, and communicating the excitement of engineering. https://www.asme.org/

American Water Resources Association (AWRA)

AWRA’s vision is to be recognized as the pre-eminent multidisciplinary association for information exchange, professional development and education about water resources and related issues. http://www.awra.org

American Water Works Association (AWWA)

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. With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life. http://www.awwa.org/

Hydraulic Institute

Since 1917, the Hydraulic Institute (HI)—the largest association of pump industry manufacturers in North America—has served member companies and pump users by providing product standards and a forum for the exchange of industry information. HI has established itself as the leading spokesperson for the North American pump industry. The Institute offers a wide variety of programs and services, each tailored to member needs: standards development, networking opportunities, access to specific statistical data and economic reports, promotional opportunities, educational materials, breaking industry news, participation in industry initiatives, and more. http://pumps.org/

National Ground Water Association

NGWA is a community of groundwater professionals working together to advance groundwater knowledge and the success of its members through education and outreach, advocacy, cooperation and information exchange, and the enhancement of professional practices. http://www.ngwa.org/Pages/default.aspx

National Rural Water Association NRWA

The National Rural Water Association is a nonprofit organization dedicated to training, supporting, and promoting the water and wastewater professionals that serve small communities across the United States. The mission of NRWA is to strengthen State Associations. http://www.nrwa.org

Submersible Wastewater Pump Association (SWPA)

The Submersible Wastewater Pump Association (SWPA) is a national trade association representing and serving the manufacturers of submersible pumps for municipal and industrial wastewater applications. Founded in 1976, the association's primary focus is on industry guidelines, education and promotion. http://www.swpa.org/swpa/home.asp

Texas Water Utilities Association

The Texas Water Utilities Association is a water utility, member-centered organization. It provides training programs, technical publications, and mutual problem solving opportunities for those employed in, or otherwise interested in, the water utility industry. http://www.twua.org/

Water Environment Federation

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 33,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. Since 1928, WEF and its members have protected public health and the environment. As a global water sector leader, its mission is to connect water professionals; enrich the expertise of water professionals; increase the awareness of the impact and value of water; and provide a platform for water sector innovation. http://www.wef.org


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