International Association on Water Quality (IAWQ)

Association internationale pour la qualité de l'eau (AIQE)

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Founded

1962 London UK

History

1962, London (UK). Formally constituted 1965, Harrogate (UK). Current constitution adopted 1986. Originally constituted as International Association on Water Pollution Research (IAWPR) -- Association internationale de la recherche sur la pollution des eaux (AIRPE) -- Asociación Internacional de Investigación sobre la Contaminación del Agua (AIICA). Name changed, Mar 1982, to International Association on Water Pollution Research and Control (IAWPRC) -- Association internationale pour la recherche sur la pollution des eaux et sa maîtrise (AIRPEM) -- Asociación Internacional de Investigación sobre la Contaminación del Agua (AIICA). Listed name adopted May 1992. UK Registered Charity: 289269. Ceased to exist, 7 Sep 1999, when merged with H-XB2807 - International Water Services Association (IWSA), to form C-XC0103 - International Water Association (IWA).

Aims

Advance the science and practice of water pollution control and water quality management worldwide, including: sources, causes and effects of pollution; collection and treatment of municipal and industrial wastewaters; management techniques. Expand amd disseminate scientific and technical knowledge relating to water quality and promote water pollution research and water quality protection. Promote practical application of research and experience in: engineering design, construction, operation and control; management of wastewater collection systems and purification and reclamation plants; river, lake, estuary and coastal water quality management problems.

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Structure

Biennial Conference. Governing Board, consisting of National Members' representatives. Executive Committee (meets at least annually), consisting of President, 2 Vice Presidents, Executive Director, Honorary Treasurer, President of next biennial conference, Past President and several co-opted members. Secretariat, headed by Executive Director. Specialist Groups (each member may belong to up to 5). E-XE4054 - Joint Committee of IAHR and IAW on Urban Drainage (JCUD) set up 1982.

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UN Sustainable Development Goals **

GOAL 3: Good Health and Well-beingGOAL 6: Clean Water and SanitationGOAL 7: Affordable and Clean EnergyGOAL 8: Decent Work and Economic GrowthGOAL 14: Life Below Water

UIA Org ID

XC1379

Last News

1998

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