Membership Dues

NACWA membership dues are billed annually, based on the Association's fiscal year, October 1 to September 30.  Members who join in the second, third, and fourth quarter of the fiscal year are billed at a prorated membership rate.

Below are membership dues categories, a brief description of each category and the dues table. Please contact us if you are unsure of which category fits your utility or organization.

Dues Categories

 Publicly Owned Treatment Agencies

Publicly Owned Treatment Agency dues are based on service area population. This dues category includes public agencies with responsibility for wastewater treatment services only, or wastewater treatment and drinking water services, collection, reclaimed water, and/or municipal stormwater. For purposes of membership: the Publicly Owned Treatment Agency is considered to be part of the Public Agency Member Type.

Service Area Population

FY 2018 DUES

≥ 5,000,000 $79,500
≥ 4,500,000 $78,000
≥ 4,000,000 $76,500
≥ 3,500,000 $73,000
≥ 3,000,000 $68,500
≥ 2,500,000 $65,000
≥ 2,000,000 $61,000
≥ 1,750,000 $57,000
≥ 1,500,000 $53,000
≥ 1,250,000 $49,000
≥ 1,000,000 $45,000
≥ 900,000 $39,500
≥ 800,000 $36,000
≥ 700,000 $32,000
≥ 600,000 $28,000
≥ 500,000 $24,500
≥ 450,000 $21,600
≥ 400,000 $20,100
≥ 350,000 $18,600
≥ 300,000 $17,000
≥ 250,000 $15,450
≥ 200,000 $13,350
≥ 150,000 $11,850
≥ 100,000 $10,400
≥ 75,000 $7,100
≥ 40,000 $1,000
> 0 $750

 Conveyance System & Stormwater Management Agencies

Conveyance System & Stormwater Management Agency dues are based on service area population and include public utilities that convey or manage stormwater only – they do not treat.  For purposes of membership: Conveyance System & Stormwater Management Agencies is considered to part of the Public Agency Member Type.

Service Area Population

FY 2018 DUES

≥ 500,000 $8,590
≥ 450,000 $8,120
≥ 400,000 $7,510
≥ 350,000 $6,970
≥ 300,000 $6,450
≥ 250,000 $5,910
≥ 200,000 $5,370
≥ 150,000 $4,840
≥ 100,000 $4,300
≥ 75,000 $3,780
≥ 40,000 $1,000
> 0 $750

 Corporate Affiliates

Corporate Affiliate dues are based on a company’s municipal water and wastewater revenue. This membership type includes private organizations whose interests are compatible with, and in support of the objectives NACWA.

Municipal-Related Revenue

FY 2018 DUES

$251M+ $31,200
$101M - $250M $26,000
$51M - $100M $23,920
$26M - $50M $18,740
$11M - $25M $15,430
$5M - $10M $12,130
$1M - $4M $8,820
$500K - $1M $5,510
Under $500K $2,210

 Legal Affiliates

Legal Affiliate dues are based on the number of environmental attorneys at a law firm.  This membership type includes private law firms who represent the interests of the wastewater community.

No. of Enviro. Attorneys

FY 2018 DUES

9+ $11,020
3 - 8 $6,610
1 - 2 $2,210

 Supporting Affiliates

Supporting Affiliate dues are based on a flat fee and include non-profit or academic organizations that are supportive of the goals and objectives of NACWA. To be eligible for this category, the organization must not be eligible for any other category of affiliate membership.

Category

FY 2018 DUES

Academic/Non-Profit Organization $2,210



 
Membership Dues or Contributions to NACWA are not tax deductible as charitable contributions.

Seven percent of your payment to NACWA will be spent on lobbying efforts with the intention to influence legislation; and are, therefore, not deductible as a business expense.  This percentage is calculated in accordance with IRS guidelines and based on the IRS definition of lobbying efforts.