International Association on Water Quality (IAWQ)
Association internationale pour la qualité de l'eau (AIQE)
1962 London UK
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).
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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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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