Technical Committees


Exclusively for AWRA members, Technical Committees meet regularly, host webinars, design specialty conferences and conference sessions, produce special reports, and develop policy statements for the Board of Directors.

Flowing Waters Committee

This committee seeks to advance multidisciplinary water resources management, planning, research and education in all areas of "Flowing Waters," including surface and groundwater hydrology, watershed management, stormwater, water quality, water supply, source water protection, stream ecology, ecological flows, ecosystem restoration, forest hydrology, agricultural hydrology, and wildland hydrology, etc.
2020 Committee Chair: TBD 
Board Liaison:
Jerad Bales

Future Risk Committee

This committee focuses on developing strategies to adapt the changes and mitigate the risks of an increase in runoff, flooding, sea level rise, and drought that threaten urban development and our ecosystem.
2020 Committee Chairs: Tapash Das and Bangshuai Han
Board Liaison: Jason Zhang

Volunteer! Learn more at our virtual informational meeting on November 16 at 3:00 PM ET.

Sign up 

Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) Committee

This committee fosters an ongoing conversation about how to make Integrated Water Resources Management (IWRM) the standard practice in water resources management across the country.
2020 Committee Chairs: Mike Antos and Mike Sheer 
Board Liaison: Lisa Beutler

Volunteer! Learn more at our virtual informational meeting on November 17 at 3:00 PM ET.

Sign up 

JAWRA

The Journal of the American Water Resources Association (JAWRA) is a bi-monthly, peer-reviewed journal, featuring original papers that examine the multidisciplinary and complex issues surrounding water resources.

Editor-in-Chief: Venki Uddameri, Ph.D., P.E.

Get Published! Learn more at our virtual informational meeting on November 18 at 2:00 PM ET.

Sign up

 

Policy Committee

This committee provides help to the AWRA Board in taking a national and international leadership role in the area of water‐resource policy and translates scientific work into a format for action that public decision-makers can use as they formulate water policy. 
2020 Committee Chairs: Joanna Endter-Wada and Owen Mills 
Board Liaison: 
Sharon Megdal

Volunteer! Learn more at our virtual informational meeting on November 16 at 2:00 PM ET.

Sign up 

Technology Committee

This committee engages AWRA members in defining the role of technology in water resources by using comprehensive and collaborative approaches that take full advantage of available data services, analytic tools, and cross-discipline program coordination. 
2020 Committee Chairs: David Blodgett and Steve Kopp 
Board Liaison: Scott Kudlas

Volunteer! Learn more at our virtual informational meeting on November 17 at 12:00 PM ET.

Sign up 

WHAT CAN MEMBERSHIP DO FOR YOU?

If you actively engage in our community, your career and organization will benefit. We offer multiple opportunities for engagement via conferences, social media, webinars, committees and publications.

State Water Plans Report