The Malaysian Water Association (MWA) brings together practitioners in the water service industries value chain. Our membership consists of both individuals and organisations.The strength of the association is derived from the mix of members coming from water supply and sewerage utilities, manufacturers, consultants, contractors, suppliers, regulators and academicians.
MWA is a platform for efforts towards bringing about enhancement of the knowledge and skill of its members and promotes awareness of water issues among the public. Together with this, public interests and environmental concerns are also promoted. MWA puts forward views of the members to the authorities and makes representation on strategic issues. In essence, we are committed towards promoting sustainable management of the water services.
Internationally, MWA maintains linkages with related organisations abroad to establish networking in order to realize the water industry’s common universal goals. We are also a Corporate Member of the International Water Association (IWA).
The present Council was elected during the election year in 2013 for the Session of 2013/2015, which is the thirteenth voted in by members, consists of 15 elected, 4 appointed and 1 Immediate Past President. The Council took over the management of the affairs of the Association after the conclusion of 25th AGM in April 2013. Their term of office will end at the conclusion of the 27th AGM in April 2015 when the new Council will take over.
The Secretariat is now occupying the second floor of its building in Taman Sri Hartamas since 1 May 2005. The third floor is now rented out to Malaysia Water Academy Sdn Bhd (MyWA). The ground floor is for multipurpose uses including meeting, technical talk, gathering of MWA members and serves as training centre.
Currently, there are four MWA staff; a Manager, an Assistant Accountant and Admin. Assistants while one staff under MyWA. A new Group Executive Director was appointed in May 2014.