New York Water Environment Association
Purpose:From the official New York Water Environment Association constitution and bylaws:
The New York Water Environment Association serves the best interest of the public by promoting sustainable clean water quality management through science, education, and training. It advances the professional well-being of its membership, provides opportunities to expand its knowledge and capabilities, and cultivate a forum to enable it to play a vital role in shaping an environmentally sound future.
Contribution:From the official New York Water Environment Association constitution and bylaws:
1) To advance fundamental and practical political, social, technical, legal, and fiscal knowledge concerning the development and administration of effective water quality management programs.
2) To advance fundamental and practical knowledge concerning the nature, collection, treatment, reclamation, minimization, and disposal of domestic and industrial wastewaters from point and non-point sources.
3) To advance knowledge concerning planning, design, construction, operation, and management of facilities for the collection, treatment, and disposal of domestic and industrial wastewaters and residuals.
4) To advance knowledge of the adverse impacts of non-point sources of pollution on water quality and methods to mitigate such adverse impacts.
5) To advance knowledge concerning the source, fate and effect of pollutants in streams, rivers, lakes, estuaries, oceans, and groundwaters through research, exchange of information, and educational activities.
6) To encourage and support of research activities leading to the development of new knowledge and improved processes for improved water quality management.
7) To encourage a friendly exchange of information and experience among its members, and other interested parties, by state and local meetings of its members, affiliation with the association, and participation in the activities of the association at the national, state, and local levels.
8) To improve the professional qualifications and status of members engaged in the development and administration of water quality management programs at the national, state, and local levels, and members engaged in the design, management, and operation of water quality management systems.
9) To advance public knowledge and understanding of water quality management through appropriate public information and education activities.
10) To support and encourage students in the study of water quality and related environmental issues.
11) To bring together in closer association those identified with or those actively interested in water quality management programs including related environmental management programs and to provide them more frequent contacts than are afforded by meetings of the association.
Current Club Officers:
|Woo Jong Kim||President|
|Arielle Mayourian||Vice President|
|Rena Otake||Vice President|