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New memorandum pledges mutual support & facilitates continued collaboration
The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and the International Water Assn. (IWA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) intended to accelerate joint work to grow and disseminate water knowledge and to serve and advance the global water profession.
The MOU, which builds on the history of collaboration between the two leading water quality organizations, underscores the intent for continued work together toward improved water management. Specifically, WEF and IWA will seek opportunities for mutually beneficial joint activities, initiatives and special projects as well as support each other’s events and encourage continued collaboration between their shared members, the professionals working to protect and sustain the world’s water resources.
“WEF is delighted about this important step to strengthen an already great working relationship with IWA on multiple fronts,” said WEF Executive Director Eileen O’Neill. “As a result of this MOU, we can look forward to more exciting initiatives that support our mutual interest in improved water management through service to water professionals.”
Ger Bergkamp, executive director of the IWA added that, “the deepening collaboration between IWA and WEF underscores the commitment and determination of both organizations to improve water management, and to deliver solutions to meet the water challenges of the future. The MOU is an exciting development for the joint work of IWA and WEF going forward.”