NYWEA staff are closely monitoring information on COVID19 from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and World Health Organization (WHO). Due to the evolving situation regarding COVID19, and to ensure the safety of NYWEA members there are a few events that will be postponed. For specific information visit the events page on this site. In the meantime, we are taking precautions to prevent the spread of germs to help put participants' minds at ease.
Calling all NYWEA members with children, grandchildren, nieces and nephews! As a way to celebrate Imagine a Day Without Water on Wednesday, October 21,
we are looking to engage and get input from a younger age group on why water is important! NYWEA will stream the videos together and release them on October 21.
We hope you and your family will participate! We invite you to submit a short video (30 seconds or less) by Wednesday, October 14. For more details on how to participate and upload your video,
go to: A Day Without Water Video Submissions
The NY Water Environment Association is made up of seven (7) geographic chapters. Each chapter has its own Board of Directors, and carry out their own technical and social programs throughout the year. By joining NYWEA you are able to select three chapters to be affiliated with. See what is happening in a chapter near you!
The NY Water Environment Association is taking its educational support to a higher level as we celebrate 90 years of protecting
public health and the environment. In 2018, we are recognizing the 20th Anniversary of our scholarship program, where we
have granted $417,000 in Scholarships to 177 students.
Makenzi Herbst from RPI shares her story of how meaningful receiving a scholarship from NYWEA was to her. She was recognized for her environmental leadership during NYWEA's 20th Anniversary Scholarship Fundraiser
Feb. 9-18, 2021
June 7-9, 2021