Submit IWRA Fellow and Honorary Members Nominations by 31 December!

IWRA is calling for nominations for the following award membership, to be presented at the XVII World Water Congress in Daegu, May 2020, during the Awards Ceremony. Nominations should be sent by e-mail to, before 31st of December 2019. The winners will be notified by 29th of February 2020.

                                                                                Honorary Members

An Honorary Member is the highest honour IWRA can bestow and is awarded to those who have made significant contributions to the field of water resources and/ or attained acknowledged eminence in some field of water resources, as determined by the Executive Board upon recommendation of the Membership and Awards Committees. IWRA Honorary Membership provides free membership for life to an individual. Honorary Membership is awarded to:

  • An external water professional or policymaker who has had a profound and distinguished career in the field of water resources; or

  • An IWRA member who has made an outstanding and sustainable contribution to the water resources world.

You can find the nomination guidelines for Honorary Members here.

                                                                                 Fellow Members

The IWRA Fellow is granted to an existing IWRA member who has been with IWRA for at least ten years and has made major contributions to IWRA, been involved in the field of water resources management, held a position of high responsibility, and attained a high level of academic qualification, or carried high responsibilities in the field of water resources management. IWRA Fellows receive discounted membership for life.

You can find the nomination guidelines for Fellow Members here.

We are looking forward to your applications!