CIWEM Urban Drainage Group

Published: August 28, 2018 | Last updated: July 5, 2023

What Does CIWEM Urban Drainage Group Mean?

The Urban Drainage Group is a division of the Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), whose role is to support the advancement of and promote best practices in the wastewater industry and urban drainage management. This group continues on the work established by the now defunct WaPUG (Wastewater Planning Users Group) which was founded in 1982.


Trenchlesspedia Explains CIWEM Urban Drainage Group

The Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM), is an independent professional body registered in the United Kingdom dedicated to the water and environmental sector. They represent and support thousands of members in organizations across 89 countries.

The primary objectives of the CIWEM Urban Drainage Group subdivision are to:

  • Support advancements in the science and practice of urban drainage management to better serve the public
  • Help promote education, study, training and research in the urban drainage management field, and to publish associated research results
  • Establish, promote and maintain appropriate standards, codes and best practices related to urban drainage management


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