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Membership in IDA is your connection to the global desalination and water reuse community. IDA offers memberships for individuals and corporations, as well as special rates for full-time students, non-profit libraries and individuals from Least Developed Countries (LDCs).

Individual membership in IDA brings you unparalleled opportunities to make important new connections, expand your network and advance your professional knowledge. Individual members are also eligible for IDA’s Fellowship and Scholarship Programs as well as the Young Leaders Program (age restrictions apply). For more information about individual membership, click here.

Corporate membership helps your company make business-building connections, gain visibility among industry decision-makers, and enhance the professional development of your staff. As an IDA member, you can take advantage of unmatched networking opportunities that help you reach your customers and other important stakeholders. To learn more about corporate membership, click here.

Students, non-profit libraries and individuals from LDCs are eligible for a special membership rate. To learn more, click here.

The following chart is an overview of the types of IDA membership. IDA’s membership year runs from July 1 – June 30. Fees are not pro-rated, but a new member joining between April 1 and June 30 will be a Member through the following June 30.


2018 – 2019 Membership Rates

Description (Eligibility)CategoryTypeAnnual Dues (USD)
Corporations/Utilities - 1 YR
Corporate/Utilities - 2 YR
Class IA$1175
Small Companies (10 employees or less)
1 YR
2 YR
Class IB$785
Universities / NGOs - 1YR
Universities / NGOs - 1YR
Class IB$785
Individuals who are not affiliated with Class IA or IB corporate members
Class IIA$135
Individuals who are employees of Class IA or Class IB corporate membersClass IID$85
Full-time StudentsClass IIIA$25
Non-profit LibrariesClass IIIB$25
Individuals from Least Developed Countries (LDCs)Class IIIC$25

To join IDA or renew your membership, click here. For additional information, please contact