NYWEA - Western Chapter

New York Water Environment Association


The New York Water Environment Association, Inc. (NYWEA), was founded in 1929 by professionals in the field of water quality as a non-profit, educational organization focused on protecting and enhancing our water resources. Members include civil, design and environmental engineers; biologists, chemists, local and state government officials, treatment plant managers and operators, laboratory technicians, students, professors, lawyers, environmental scientists, equipment manufacturers and distributors.

The NYWEA is a Member Association of the international Water Environment Federation, which is comprised of 64 member associations (19 of which are international), 6 recognized operator associations, and affiliation with 3 additional corresponding international organizations. NYWEA consists of seven local chapters representing the various geographic regions across the State: the Capital, Central, Genesee, Long Island, Lower Hudson, Metropolitan, and Western. The Western Chapter covers Erie, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Niagara, Allegany, Wyoming, and Genesee counties.

Upcoming Events


3/15/16 - 34th Annual Greater Buffalo Environmental Conference <Agenda>
Due to the overwhelming response to the conference, the number of pre-registrations received to date, and the amount of breakout and main ballroom seating, we are at capacity and unable to accept walk-in registrations the day of the conference. We apologize for any problems this may cause. We appreciate everyone’s interest in conference and hope to see you next year.

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