An alliance of businesses in the business of water

About WIA

Who we are

The Water Industry Alliance is a globally-recognised hub of water expertise and research based in South Australia, which drives growth for its members and the Australian economy. We strive to represent, support and promote our members to ensure we maintain and grow our capability to deliver leading-edge water solutions and drive national and global demand for our members' products and services.

Formed in 1998, the Alliance is a not-for-profit association with over 120 members that collectively represent the complex business of water, including: manufacturers, contractors, engineering services, technology companies, water utilities, government departments, professional services and research organisations.  The Alliance and its members are focused on sharing our water expertise with the world and growing the water industry through networking, collaboration and business development opportunities.

What we do


The Water Industry Alliance informs and enhances our members' and partners' awareness of the national and international business of water.


The Water Industry Alliance develops relationships and connects members to people and opportunities.


The Water Industry Alliance promotes and advocates for the importance of the business of water and our members' and partners' capabilities.


The Water Industry Alliance participates and facilitates activities that contribute to growing an innovative and capable industry.

Strategic Directions 2016-2020

Our Strategic Directions document sets out what type of organisation we will be and where we will apply our efforts to respond to these challenges and help the South Australian water industry and the businesses that make up that community to prosper and grow. It reinforces our focus on helping business do business and driving an integrated and collaborative approach. 

We encourage you to read our new Strategic Directions document and join us on this journey. View the Strategic Directions here.