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Member Benefits
  • Prestigious association with the University of Arizona, National Science Foundation, and the Water Quality Center (WQC).
  • University interactions with industry provides credibility with the general public.
  • There are no indirect costs on membership fees, whereas University overhead is usually 51.5%.
  • Voting rights on the Industrial Membership Board (IAB) allow industry members to influence research areas.
  • Direct means to positively affect water quality at the local, national, or international level.
  • Industry members have the ability to fund additional directed research with 0% indirect costs or administrative costs.
  • There are little or no WQC administrative costs, thus, all money is directed toward research.
  • The membership fee is a tax deductible business expense.
Member Requirements
  • WQC members are private companies, industrial firms, and federal, state, and local government and nongovernmental agencies.

  • There are three levels of membership:

  • Voting on IAB Board at all levels is based on fee membership with $3k = 10 votes.

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