The Indian Water Works Association is a voluntary organization of Professionals concerned with WATER.
WATER for Municipal, Industrial & Agricultural uses.
WASTE WATER collection, treatment, disposal and reuse.The Association founded in 1968 (and registered under the Societies Registration Act of 1961) with headquarter in Mumbai and 35 IWWA centers in the Country; presently has membership of 11,000 plus professionals spread all over the country and abroad. To cite a few, they include:
The decision makers in Water & Waste Water Sector such as Chief Engineers and Heads of Departments of Government and Semi - Govt. Organizations.
The policy implementing Engineers, Scientists, Hydro-Geologists, Environmentalists, Chemists, Biologists etc.
The beneficiary & contributing organizations of the Sector viz. Municipalities, Water Supply and Sewerage Boards, Pollution Control Boards, Irrigation Departments, Engineering &Science Colleges, Research Institutes etc.
The supporting limbs of the Sector viz. Industrial Houses, Equipment Manufacturers, Consultants, Contractors etc.
To promote environmental awareness related to water and wastewater treatment & disposal
The Objective of IWWA is to stimulate and promote the development of Science, Technology, Economics, Environment, Ecology and Social Sciences in managing the Water; both fresh and waste water. It provides a common platform for the persons and organizations working in this sector to exchange views, share ideas, disseminate information and knowledge about new and appropriate technologies for improving and upgrading the services.
IWWA is now in its fifties and have accumulated good experience in the promotion and transfer of knowledge in Water and Waste Water management, Science & Technology and handling the related issues. It serves to promote programs to accelerate and enhance sustainable growth of Water and Waste Water systems in INDIA. At the International level, it has relations with other similar Associations such as:
International Water Association (IWA)
American Water Works Association (AWWA)
Japan Water Works Association (JWWA)
Global Water Partnership (GWP)
World Water Council (WWC)
India Water Partnership (IWP)
These linkages provide a vista to the members of the Association to exchange and promote ideas at international level.
|Sr. No.||Title of Activity||Resource Person||Year of the activity||Number of students participated in such activities|
|1||Monthly Lecture Series topic "Integrated Water Resources Management-Mapping and Analysing the Maharashtra’s Most Critical Resources" on occasion of World Nature Conservation Day-2023 celebration at IWWA hall, Shankarnagar, Nagpur between 7pm to 9.30pm||Er. Subhash Deshpande, Former Secretary & Executive Director, Water Resources Department, Maharashtra
Dr. Kalpana Bhole, Former Executive Engineer, MJP Nagpur
|2||Site Visit to "200 MLD Sewage Treatment Plant, Bhandewadi, Nagpur"||Mr. Vinay Wadgaonkar (9637303884), Er. Prashant Waghmare NMC Office (7020664477) Plant Manager, Bhandewadi Sewage Treatment plant, Nagpur (200 MLD)||14.08.2023||38|
|3||Site visit to "CSIR-NEERI campus, Nagpur"||Mr. Prakash Kumbhare,
Senior Principal Scientist,
PRMMG, CSIR NEERI
|4||Guest Lecture on "Recent Technologies in Waste Water Treatment with special emphasis on Moving Bed Bio Reactor (MBBR) Technology"||Dr. O. N. Mukherjee,
Director, ONM consultants and
Vice Chairman IWWA
|5||Late Dr. P.R.Bhave Memorial Lecture series at Indian Water Works Association (IWWA) Nagpur Centre, Shankar Nagar, Nagpur between 7pm to 10pm
Topic 1: "India's Policy on Achieving 24x7 Water Supply"
Topic 2: "Modified Guidelines for Achieving 24x7 Water Supply"
|Dr. M. Dhinadhayalan, Advisor(PHEE), CPHEEO, New Delhi
Dr. S.V. Dahasahasra, Member, National Task Force of 24x7 Water Supply and Expert Committee, Water Manual, MoHUA
|6||Expert Lecture "Career Guidance in Civil Engineering Softwares"||Ms. Priyanka Kawale,
Ms. Anjali Khote,
Mr. Omesh Athar,
Software Trainer & Design Engineer, Astral Informatics (P) Ltd. Nagpur
|7||Forum Reinstallation, IWWA Student Chapter Establishment, Felicitation of Toppers, Expert Lecture on "Scope of Civil Engineers in Water Engineering"||Dr. O.N. Mukherjee
Vice Chairman, IWWA Nagpur Centre
Dr. Isha Khedikar
Joint Secretary, IWWA Nagpur Centre
|8||Site Visit at Gosekhurd Dam, (Wahi) Pauni, Bhandara||Mr. D. R. Patil (Junior Engineer), Ms. Sarita Harne(AE-II) and Shri. N. N. Thakare (CEA), Office-Assistant Engineer Gr-I, Gosikhurd||18.03.2023||56|
|9||Expert Lecture to celebrate World Water Day-2023 at IWWA hall on topic "Accelerating change in Water And Wastewater Management"||Dr. Atul Vaidya,
|10||Monthly Lecture Series topic "Remote Sensing for Sustainable Natural Resources Management" at IWWA hall on Earth Day-2023 Celebration||Dr. Ashok Kumar Joshi, Director, MRSAC, Dept. of Planning, GoM, Nagpur||24.04.2023||10|
|11||Site visit to Water Treatment Plant, Khapri for First Year Civil Engineering Students||Dr. O. N. Mukherjee, Director ONM consultant and Vice Chairman IWWA (9422126526), AE Mr. Nagrale (9021440203)||17.07.2023||45|
|12||Guest Lecture (E-Expert Talk Webinar) on “Drone Technology for Environmental Engineering”||Mr. Piyush Kokate, Senior Scientist, Energy & Resource Management Division, CSIR-NEERI, Nagpur.||23.08.2021||83|
|13||Department of Civil engineering organised a Virtual (Online) site visit to CSIR-NEERI Nagpur.
Mr. Prakash Kumbhare, Senior Principal Scientist, PRMMG guided this complete visit to following departments :
1)Water Technology & Management Division,
2) Air Pollution Control Division,
3) Waste Water Technology Division, Chemical & Hazardous Waste Management Division &
4) Harit Sangrahalaya.
Virtual Site Visit coordinated by Prof. Mohitsingh Katoch.
|Mr. Prakash Kumbhare,
Senior Principal Scientist,
PRMMG, CSIR NEERI
|14||E-Expert Talk: "Introduction to HEC-RAS software"||Mr. Vignesh Iyer, Associate Enginer at Stantc, Pune Region
|15||Site Visit to "Sewage Treatment Plant, Bhandewadi"||Mr. Pramod Malshiraskar, 7043349544||12.03.2022||53|
|16||Guest lecture on "Irrigation Planning, Yield Studies and Simulation"||Er. Narayan Oke,
|17||E- Expert talk (webinar) on “Planning of Drinking Water Supply Scheme”||Er. O. N. Mukharjee,
Director, ONM Engineering Consultant, Nagpur &
Hon. Secretary of IWWA
|18||E- Expert talk (webinar) to commemorate WORLD ENVIRONMENT DAY-2021 on Topic “Water Quality Management: Impact On Water Quality Due to Covid-19 Lockdown”||Dr. Sandeep Kumar Shukla, Quality Manager and Research Officer, Wainganga Division, Central Water Commission, Govt. of India||06.06.2021||250|
|19||Guest Lecture - Rain Water Harvesting||Er. O. N. Mukharjee, ONM Engineering Consultant, Nagpur & Hon. Secretary IWWA||28.01.2020||79|
|20||Site Visit at Waste Water Treatment Plant, Bhandewadi, Nagpur||Mr. Anshuman (Resource person)||01.02.2020||33|
|21||Industrial Site Visit to Gosekhurd Dam and Spillway Bhandara, Nagpur||Prof. Shivani Khanke (Coordinator)||29.02.2020||30|
|22||WEBINAR to commemorate World Environment day was organized on the topic “Biotechnology based Solutions in Agriculture & Environment Sector”||Er. Milind Bodkhe||05.06.2020||101|