About the New York Water Environment Association, Inc.

Background

The New York Water Environment Association, Inc. (NYWEA) was founded in 1929, by professionals in the field of water quality as a non-profit, educational organization. Association members helped lead the way toward existing state and national clean water programs. Today the Association has over 2,500 members representing diverse backgrounds and specialties, but all are concerned and involved with protecting and enhancing our precious water resources.

Mission Statement

NYWEA will serve the best interest of the public by promoting sustainable clean water quality management through science, education and training.

NYWEA will advance the professional well being of our membership, provide opportunities to expand their knowledge and capabilities and cultivate a forum to enable them to play a vital role in shaping an environmental sound future.

Our Members

Members include civil, design and environmental engineers; biologists, chemists, local and state government officials, treatment plant managers and operators, laboratory technicians, students, professors, lawyers, environmental scientists, equipment manufacturers and distributors.

Cover of the Membership Brochure and Application
  • Categories of Membership and Membership Costs
  • Benefits of Membership
  • On-line Membership Application Form
  • Young Professional Membership Application Form  (0.659 mb)
  • Membership Brochure and Application Form  (0.527 mb)

The Organization

The Association has seven local chapters which meet regularly, elect chapter officers and conduct technical as well as social programs.

The NYWEA is a Member Association of the international Water Environment Federation which is comprised of 64 member associations, (19 of which are international) 6 recognized operator associations and affiliation with 3 additional corresponding international organizations.

Directions to the Executive Office

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From the West:

  • 690E to Bear St. Exit (past Hiawatha Blvd. exit).
  • Continue on Bear St. about 1 mile.
  • Turn right on Solar St.
  • Continue about 1 mile to The Lofts at Franklin Square Parking Lot (on right).
  • Parking lot entrance on Solar St.
  • Building located on corner of Plum and Solar. Entrance under the artistic structural steel framework.
  • From the East:

  • Take 690W to 81N.
  • Take Court St. Exit and bear left.
  • At stop sign take left onto Court St. Stay on Court St. (approx. 1 mile).
  • Turn left onto Solar St. (light). Proceed about 1/2 mile to The Lofts at Franklin Square Parking Lot (on right).
  • Parking lot entrance on Solar St.
  • Building located on corner of Plum and Solar. Entrance under the artistic structural steel framework.
  • From the North:

  • Take 81S to Franklin St. Exit.
  • At light take sharp right turn onto Franklin St.
  • Turn left on Plum St.
  • Turn right on to Solar St. (parking lot on left).
  • Building located on corner of Plum and Solar. Entrance under the artistic structural steel framework.
  • From the South:

  • Take 81N to the Court St. Exit and bear left.
  • At stop sign turn left onto Court St. Stay on Court St. (approx. 1 mile).
  • Turn left onto Solar St. (light).
  • Proceed about 1/2 mile to The Lofts at Franklin Square Parking Lot (on right).
  • Parking lot entrance on Solar St.
  • Building located on corner of Plum and Solar. Entrance under the artistic structural steel framework.