AWRA American Water Resources Association

The mission of AWRA, the American Water Resources Association is to advance multidisciplinary water resources education, management and research. AWRA promises a balanced, professional approach to solving water resources challenges in a friendly and comfortable atmosphere.

AWRA objectives include:

The advancement of water resources research, planning, development, management and education.

The establishment of a common meeting ground for physical, biological, and social scientists, engineers, and other persons concerned with water resources.

The collection, organization, and dissemination of ideas and information in the field of water resources science and technology

AWRA Description:

Founded in 1964, the American Water Resources Association is a non-profit professional association dedicated to the advancement of men and women in water resources management, research, and education. AWRA’s membership is multidisciplinary; its diversity is its hallmark. It is the professional home of a wide variety of water resources experts including engineers, educators, foresters, biologists, ecologists, geographers, managers, regulators, hydrologists and attorneys.

Publications include the Journal of the American Water Resources Association or JAWRA and Water Resources Impact.

AWRA membership services include access to the AWRA online networking directory

AWRA has technical committees on

Agricultural Hydrology

Aquifer Storage and Recovery

Water Education

Floodplain Management

GIS and Remote Sensing

Hydrology and Watershed Management

International Water Policy

Stream Ecology

Student Activities


Wildland Hydrology

AWRA also has AWRA State Sections and AWRA Student Chapters.

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