The IWA Fellows and Distinguished Fellows programme recognises an individual’s sustained outstanding contribution to the water profession, and to delivering the IWA mission of creating a water wise world.
IWA Fellows are nominated based on their significant contributions as engineers, educators, utility managers, regulators, researchers, scientists, or technical leaders.
IWA Distinguished Fellows are outstanding water professionals, recognised for their unique contributions to advancing water science and management and to supporting the IWA’s mission and objectives.
What do IWA Fellows do?
An IWA Fellow is appointed for an initial period of 5 years. During that time Fellows represent the IWA through relevant activities, events and meetings, and support the IWA’s mission and leadership in the implementation of the organisation’s strategic plan.
Distinguished IWA Fellows
Distinguished Fellow participate in and lead key activities for the Association, such as during the World Water Congress, at conferences, workshops, specialist groups and the development of position papers. The focus of these contributions is to advance the aims of the IWA and the professional standing of its members and corporate partners. Distinguished Fellows are appointed for an initial 10 years.
IWA Distinguished Fellows