Vision & Values

Our vision

To be the career partner of choice for the water sector

Our mission

To enable members to reach their full potential to drive the sector forward

Our values


  • Our membership demonstrates how we value and respect people from diverse disciplines, backgrounds, cultures and of differing levels of experience.
  • We work collaboratively to achieve better outcomes together.


  • Regardless of position or experience, all our members are offered the same opportunities and are encouraged to stretch their networks in all directions.


  • We work with employers, members and other stakeholders to provide services that support personal and professional development.


  • We bring people together in an informal, friendly and warm setting in an aim to maximise every experience of the Institute.


  • We create a sustainable organisation, working to reduce our environmental impacts.
  • We are financially resilient, investing appropriately in our assets.
  • We have succession planning in place for our staff and our volunteers.