Call for members: Join IWRA’s Smart Water Management Task Force

IWRA was accepting applications from members to join its Smart Water Management Task Force & Working Groups

IWRA was pleased to announce the general call for IWRA members to join its Smart Water Management Task Force, and one or more of its current Working Groups! 

While applications to join this Task Force will remain open for all IWRA members, interested members were asked to contact the Smart Water Management Bureau before Friday 10 June, 2022. This ensured that members would be part of the development of the following two Working Group topics, and other future Working Groups:

  1. Smart Urban Water Management
  2. Smart Rural Water Management

Call for Working Groups for Action:

The Task Force was seeking applications from all interested IWRA members to join the Task Force. If you just want to find out more on this important topic, or to join one or more of the Working Groups to help produce specific outputs directly related to water security, then have a look at the details as set out below.

IWRA members are encouraged to get in touch with the Smart Water Management Task force Bureau to let us know your areas of interest, or key messages that IWRA should pursue with regards to smart water management.

Members will be put in contact with working group leads in order to contribute to the development of activities related to these sub-themes. Depending on members’ interest, more topics will be introduced in future.

How can you join this Task Force and its Working Groups? 

  1. Ensure that you have an active IWRA membership.
  2. Send an email to with “SWM Task Force application” in the subject line.

What to include in the email:

  • Your name, email, location, affiliation, and IWRA membership number (you can find this on your membership profile – but if you cannot find this, we will find it for you)
  • Your CV and brief cover letter.
  • Tell us what your particular area of interest is related to Smart Water Management, and if you would be interested in joining one of the proposed Working Groups, or you would like to establish another one.

The IWRA Smart Water Management Task Force – Bureau was formed to position IWRA in discussions on smart water management and inform its debates. The Task Force Bureau’s role is to identify topics of interest from the IWRA membership at the interface of science and policy, to work in an interdisciplinary way to better understand the issues and develop solutions, as well as offer policy advice at country, regional, and international levels. The Task Force Bureau will form Working Groups drawn from its membership to produce specific concept notes, academic research, policy briefs or webinars around various sub themes of interest. Click for more information.