About Us

AWRA’s members are professionals who have chosen to reach beyond our individual fields to make a difference in water resources management. By tackling the hard questions, AWRA creates opportunities to engage in the vital conversations surrounding water resources management.

A Message from Our President

Each year, AWRA elects a new president to chair the Board of Directors and set the strategic direction for the association. The President’s message is a bi-monthly note to AWRA members, with news of the association and the water resources industry.

Vision and Mission

AWRA offers more than 50 years of leadership in multidisciplinary water resources management.

Board and Staff

AWRA has a 10-member, volunteer Board of Directors from around the country representing various disciplines within the water resources management industry. AWRA's staff work remotely at various locations.  


AWRA Partner Members are an integral part of our organization and the field of water resources management.

Career Center

AWRA's Career Center is designed for job seekers and employers. Sign up to find a job, fill a position, and stay focused in your search.

Awards and Scholarships

AWRA annually recognizes outstanding individuals in the water resources profession.

State Sections

AWRA has 22 state sections each offering local resources and events.

Student Chapters

AWRA has 21 student chapters operating at colleges and universities across the country.

Technical Committees

AWRA has five technical committees: Flowing Waters, Future Risk, Integrated Water Resources Management, Policy and Technology.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about AWRA or membership, please contact us. 


If you actively engage in our community, your career and organization will benefit. We offer multiple opportunities for engagement via conferences, social media, webinars, committees and publications.