association with the University of Arizona, National Science
Foundation, and the Water Quality Center (WQC).
interactions with industry provides credibility with the general
are no indirect costs on membership fees, whereas University
overhead is usually 51.5%.
rights on the Industrial Membership Board (IAB) allow industry
members to influence research areas.
means to positively affect water quality at the local, national,
or international level.
members have the ability to fund additional directed research
with 0% indirect costs or administrative costs.
are little or no WQC administrative costs, thus, all money
is directed toward research.
membership fee is a tax deductible business expense.
members are private companies, industrial firms, and federal,
state, and local government andnongovernmental agencies.
are three levels of membership:
on IAB Board at all levels is based on fee membership with
$3k = 10 votes.