Malaysian Water Academy

Our Academy Overview


Malaysian Water Academy Sdn Bhd (MyWA) is a wholly own training provider by The Malaysian Water Association (MWA) to fulfill the role of developing human capital for the water and wastewater industry. MyWA is registered under Companies Commission of Malaysia (888975-M) and also a certified training provider by the Human Resource Development Fund (HDRF).

On April 7th 2010, MyWA was officially launched by the Minister of Energy, Green Technology and Water (KeTTHA). As such, the Minister of Water, Land and Natural Resources, YB Dr. Xavier Jayakumar, becomes the patron for MyWA.

MyWA ensures all of its programs to have high quality, niche, value added and with variations. Therefore, MyWA continuously engages with certified experienced trainers and collaborates with prominent partners that provide facilities for the excellence trainings to fulfill the competency requirements. Generally, MyWA programs can be catered to public audience and also redesign into in-house program depending on the needs of organization.

  • Vision

    MyWA to be a renowned and recognized institution in water & wastewater industry

  • Mission

    To create a Centre of knowledge and excellence for development of human capital assets and technology enhancement in water and wastewater industry

Our Aims & Objectives

To establish a capacity building hub for all stakeholder of the water and wastewater industry.

  • To provide institutional support for government initiatives towards the development of quality workforce for increasing the global competitiveness and liberalization of the water industry;
  • To provide integrated and accredited education and training for all stakeholders across public and private divide of the water and wastewater sector;
  • To provide strategic platform for collaborative research and innovations between academia and industry, local and foreign experts;
  • To safeguard professionals’ standards of the water and wastewater sector education and training; and
  • To become a one-stop Centre for the sourcing of expertise in the water and wastewater sectors.

Our Core Function

Our Core Function

  • Support MWA as an Industry Lead Body (ILB) for the water industry.
  • Identify & establish industry training needs in water and wastewater sector.
  • Conduct accredited and certified training programs.
  • Establish smart partnership with leading research and development institutions for water and wastewater.
  • Create opportunity for Young Water Professionals to participate and obtain knowledge, experience and skills through various association activities.
  • Provide platform for senior Professional Members to interact and share the knowledge, experience and skills to younger generation.
  • Service as platform for developing knowledge-based workforce.
  • Conduct collaborative research on emerging skill needs in the water industry.
  • Participate in providing assistance to vulnerable communities during disasters via its trained Emergency Relief Squad (ERS).

Products and Services

  • - Technical Training Programs
  • - Generic Training Programs
  • - Seminars & Forums
  • - Publication
  • - Coaching & Consulting

All MyWA programs are BEM and EiMAS CPD Applied

Board of Directors

Board Members of MyWA consist of 3 representatives from Ministry of Water Land and Natural Resources (KATS) and 3 representatives from The Malaysian Water Association (MWA) High-Committee.

    • YBhg. Datuk Ir. Abdul Kadir bin Mohd Din, FASc

      Chairman Board of Directors

    • Assoc. Professor Dr. Norhayati Abdullah
      Associate Director UTM International Kuala Lumpur
      Fellow, International Water Association (IWA)
      US-ASEAN Fulbright Fellow

    • Dr. Ching Thoo a/l Kim

      Undersecretary Water and Sewerage Service Sector Ministry of Environment and Water (KASA)

    • Ir. Rahmat bin Abd. Rahman 

      Director, Water Supply Division (Ministry of Environment and Water 

    • Ir. Ahmad Rozian bin Othman

      Deputy Director General, Sewerage Services Department

Management Team

    • Chief Executive Officer of Aliran Ihsan Resources Berhad

      Mr. Adam Saffian bin Ghazali, FCA
    • Associate Director UTM International Kuala Lumpur

      Assoc. Professor Dr. Norhayati Abdullah

MyWA Secretariat

Contact Us

Malaysian Water Academy Sdn Bhd (MyWA)

Malaysian Water Academy Sdn Bhd
Third Floor, 24, Jalan Sri Hartamas 8,
Taman Sri Hartamas, 54080 Kuala Lumpur
Contact : +603 6201 1457  |  +603 6201 1562
Fax : +603 6201 1466