Urban drainage is an immense source of pollution and can foster environmental damage through erosion, as well. Stormwater Industry Association Inc. provides information, education, resources and more to help stem the growing problem presented by a lack of stormwater infrastructure. In addition, the organization takes a nationwide view, fostering understanding of the problem from a higher perspective, rather than focusing on problems from only a local area’s point of view.
The Stormwater Industry Association Inc. is active throughout Australia and has offices within all areas, including New South Wales, Queensland, Vitoria, South Australia, Western Australia and an office for New Zealand located in Canberra, as well.
Members of the Stormwater Industry Association Inc. are able to enjoy several key benefits, including membership in one of the fastest growing organizations in Australia. In addition, the organization offers a range of different membership types. Individual memberships are available and allow individuals or very small businesses to take part in the association, while benefiting from conferences, workshops, publications and discounts available to members only.
Corporate memberships are also available and allow larger businesses to become involved with the association. Benefits include the same privileges as individual members, and if a corporate member wishes to enroll more than four employees in the association, individual membership fees are waived. Student memberships are available for those learning about the industry, and these can be upgraded at a later date. Finally, the association also offers a sustaining membership, which all the benefits of corporate and individual memberships, plus some additional ones.