Developed by three of the world's leading scientific organizations
The finest minds in the water community come together to produce Standard Methods, the mutual publication of the American Public Health Association (APHA), American Water Works Association (AWWA), and the Water Environment Federation (WEF). It gives you the combined resources and the collective knowledge of the largest public health and water associations in the world. Whether your concern is domestic water, industrial water, wastewater treatment, public health, or environmental protection, you are assured of having the latest water analysis methodology with Standard Methods for the Examination of Water and Wastewater.
The American Public Health Association (APHA) is the oldest and largest organization of public health professionals in the world, representing more than 50,000 members and affiliates from over 50 occupations of public health. The Association and its members have been influencing policies and priorities in public health since 1872. APHA brings together researchers, health service providers, administrators, teachers, and other health workers in a unique, multi-disciplinary environment of professional exchange, study and action.
The American Water Works Association (AWWA) is an international nonprofit scientific and educational society dedicated to the improvement of drinking water quality and supply. Founded in 1881, AWWA is the largest organization of water supply professionals in the world. Its more than 55,000 members represent the full spectrum of the drinking water community: treatment plant operators and managers, scientists, environmentalists, manufacturers, academicians, regulators, and others who hold genuine interest in water supply and public health.
Founded in 1928, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organizational. Its goal is to preserve and enhance the global water environment. Federation members number more than 41,000 water quality professionals and specialists from around the world, including engineers, scientists, government officials, utility and industrial managers and operators, academics, educators and students, equipment manufacturers and distributors, and other environmental specialists.