IWA Membership

Together, towards a water-wise world

The International Water Association (IWA) continuously works toward a world in which water is wisely managed to satisfy the needs of human activities and ecosystems in an equitable and sustainable way.

Our members, based across over 140 countries, are committed water specialists who help achieve IWA’s goal by coming together, transcending disciplines, sectors, geographies and cultures; sharing pioneering science and leading practice; and ultimately, putting together innovative water-technology solutions for the world’s pressing water issues.

Are you looking to make a difference in the world of water? As an IWA member, you will find many ways to actively contribute to changing the water practice for a better future. Choose the membership package that suits you best and become an agent of change together with us, the global network of water professionals.

Watch our members’ Career Stories

By sharing their Water Career Stories, the IWA water professionals want to contribute towards a water workforce that is adequate in size and competencies. Contributing towards a world in which water is wisely managed to satisfy the needs of human activities and ecosystems in an equitable and sustainable way, the IWA mission.

Helena Alegre
Head of the Hydraulics and Environment Department at LNEC

Silver Mugisha
Managing Director at National Water and Sewerage Corporation


Xiaojun Fan
CEO of Sino-french Water Devlopment Co. Ltd. (SFWD)


Jacob Amengor
Chief Coordinator iWASH Africa


Benjamin Tam
Managing Director, Isle Utilities 

United Kingdom

Fionn Boyle
Shop Window Manager, Anglian Water Services

United Kingdom

Adam Lovell
Executive Director, Water Services Association of Australia


Chataigne Djuma
Secretary, IWA YWP DR Congo Chapter

DR Congo

Daniel Nolasco
President of Nolasco & Associates S. A.


Katerina Schilling
Communication and Program Manager, Voice of Danube


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Meet our members 

Membership benefits

IWA’s membership benefits are constantly reviewed and enriched to reflect the changing needs of our members.

Your membership,
your choice

  • 3 membership options: Individual, Corporate, and University.
  • Join for 1 or 2 years membership cycle.
  • High/Low Income Country classification for membership fees structure (HIC/LIC).
    This classification is based on the member’s country of residence, not on the country of origin. The membership fee structure and the country classification can be accessed here.


Empower the water professional in you to become an agent of change and make a difference in the water sector.


Facilitate the professional development of your staff and enable your organisation to become a thought leader in water solutions.


Unlock the potential of your institution and its faculty by sharing, bench-marking, and profiling your research findings.

Which membership is right for me?

Ready to become a member?

IWA Connect, your membership platform

IWA members receive an account on IWA Connect, the digital platform for water professionals. Today, with more than 10,000 registered members, it embodies the thriving IWA community worldwide.

With an account on IWA Connect, IWA members can outline their skills and expertise, network and chat with other fellow members and, join and participate in IWA’s various groups. Furthermore, IWA Connect enables our members to manage their membership whenever and wherever they want – from purchasing journals to renewing their engagement with the Association. On IWA Connect, everything is possible.

IWA-CIWEM dual membership

 IWA and the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental management have launched the IWA-CIWEM dual membership. Find out more about the dual membership here…

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