Who Are We

WATER AND WASTE MANAGEMENT (WWM) INTERNATIONAL is a Not for Profit Organization registered in Illinois, USA with IRS recognized 501 (C) 3 status.

Water and Waste Management (WWM) is an eclectic team of Consultants, Scientists, Engineers, and Academicians from USA, Australia, Canada, Europe, Singapore, Thailand and India with expertise in water and waste management. With an average experience of about 30+ years, the Group provides a global platform for Governments, Industry, and the Public to share the knowledge and expertise for sustainable living and environmental development.

The vision of WWM is to promote science, technology, and policy-based solutions for sustainable management of water and waste. In view of sustainable developmental goals and targets, WWM aims to integrate the principles of waste and water management as a part of sustainable development.

WWM envisions and facilitates a global platform for knowledge sharing and Business networking.

WWM enables exchange of knowledge on innovations and technological advancement that are vital for attaining the agenda for Good Health and Wellbeing (SDG-3), Clean Water and Sanitation (SDG-6), Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG-11), Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG-12), Climate Action (SDG-13) and Partnerships for the Goals (SDG-17).

The mission of WWM is being accomplished through:
  • Facilitating a platform for networking of Government, Corporate, Academia and Research Organizations and Policy Makers for advancement of water and waste management solutions
  • Promoting best practices, innovations, and appropriate technologies for ensuring a clean environment
  • Accessing database of experts and knowledge products including WWM EXPO (Virtual and Physical Meetings)

Strategic approach of WWM aids in accelerating the implementation of International and National Plans for Waste and Water Management. The saga of WWM since 2019 is aimed at dissemination of knowledge on various scientific and environmentally viable methods for Water and Waste management. Moving forward, WWM conferences and Expo will be hosted to pursue the following:

  • Develop network of International and National stakeholder to map the activities related to WWM
  • SCIENCE EXPO for disseminating innovative solutions, best practices, technologies, and knowledge products including seminars, newsletters, scientific and technical discussions/ presentations, and roundtables for WWM.

WWM is international event that encompass the high-level plenaries involving government functionaries, policymakers, researchers, social scientists, young professionals.


WWM International Conference and Expo

WWM International is blending the innovation and entrepreneurship opportunities, technology exchange, knowledge sharing and consultancy business approaches for addressing water and waste management. In this pursuit, Since its inception, WWM (I) consortium conducted First and Second international conferences in India in February 2019 and 2020. Third WWM International Conference was launched in 2021 (virtual mode). The event was organized in dual time zone from USA and India. It was first of its kind event that launched 8 parallel tracks pertaining to water and waste management. The event also facilitated the International Expo in 3D virtual reality platform to showcase various technologies in WWM. All previous editions of the WWM were well-received and created a niche Knowledge and Business platforms.


The 4th WWM International Conference and Expo, Thailand was hosted from 15th to 17th June 2022, Bangkok, Thailand (praesentia mode). WWM-2022, Thailand highlighted the advancements in emerging technologies and innovations in various thematic areas, including Water conservation and treatment, waste management and circular economy, health and well-being, agriculture, and Climate Impacts in connection with Water and Waste Management. The conference provided a platform to integrate ideas and solutions from senior government functionaries and scientific experts working in all areas of water and waste management. It facilitated knowledge exchange through networking of industries and civil society representatives, non-governmental organizations, research institutes and academic institutions and universities around the world. IT also presented a virtual platform for showcasing novel and emerging business opportunities in water and waste management sectors. Thus, the 4th WWM served as a global platform to unite policy makers, researchers, industrialists, entrepreneurs, scholars, and legal experts from various parts of the globe.

Moving forward, the 5th WWM International Conference and Expo was launched in India by collaborating with KIIT Deemed University, an Institute of Eminence in India during Feb 22-24, 2023, at Bhubaneshwar, India. Deliberations of the conference focused mainly on Water Resources Management, Water Treatment and Quality, Solid Waste Management, Water reuse and circular economy, Innovation and business opportunities, Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH).

Thus, WWM (I) International envisions and facilitates global platform for knowledge sharing and networking. WWM (I) enables exchange of knowledge on innovations and technological advancement that are vital for attaining the agenda for Good Health and Wellbeing (SDG-3), Clean Water and Sanitation (SDG-6), Sustainable Cities and Communities (SDG-11), Responsible Consumption and Production (SDG-12), Climate Action (SDG-13) and Partnerships for the Goals (SDG-17). Thus, outcomes of the conference are intended to contribute to the vision of WWM - 2022 for promoting science, technology, and policy-based solutions for sustainable management of water and solid waste.


Academic and Research Activities and Collaborations

WWM believes that academic entrepreneurship research collaboration is very important for providing solutions to address research gaps in water and waste management sector. in this context, WWM believes that industry and university collaboration is vital for advancing knowledge focused products and processes. Hence, we integrate the innovations in water and waste management through academic, research and industry collaborations to foster the innovation and entrepreneurship. In this pursuit, WWM is associated with Research Institutes, Training Centres, Universities, Government Departments for disseminating knowledge through workshops, Seminars/ Webinars, Invited Talks, International Conferences and Delegation Visits etc.


WWM has been associated with institutes such as Environment Protection Training and Research Institute (EPTRI), Government of Telangana, National Institute of Rural Development and Panchayat Raj, Government of India, Osmania University and Affiliated Colleges and Engineering Colleges under Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University (JNTU), Hyderabad. As a part of capacity building, Training and Conference Activities, WWM involved about 5000 to 10,000 students from these institutions as well school children. WWM has been organizing pilot project demonstrations for various government functionaries, NGOs, College Students, Researchers and Academicians in Wastewater treatment technologies, bioremediation of lakes, water conservation and rainwater harvesting technologies. WWM facilitated about 500 collaborative activities and industry group interactions for exchanging knowledge in allied areas of water and waste management sector. Moving forward, as a part of the academic and research collaboration, WWM is in the process of launching short term training, entrepreneurship and innovation management programs, industry interaction sessions and capacity building for various government functionaries including policy makers.


Sponsors / Collaborators

  • Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago (MWRD)
  • The American Water Works Association
  • University of Illinois Chicago, Energy Research Centre
  • Zero Waste International Alliance Center for the Transformation of Waste Technology, Chicago USA
  • US India Chamber of Commerce, Midwest, USA
  • Bharthi Theertha, Naperville USA
  • Caterpillar
  • Surge for Water, Chicago USA
  • Water Research Foundation USA
  • LA Sanitation
  • American Telugu Association, USA
  • American Association of Physicians, USA
  • Rivers of the World Foundation, USA

  • Kale Tech, Naperville USA
  • Water Quality Association, Naperville
  • Swedish Waste Management, Sweden
  • ISG Minneapolis, USA
  • NanoTechnologies, Deerfield USA
  • Sync Power, Schaumburg USA
  • Conservation Foundation IL, USA
  • Senryo, Naperville USA
  • Chicago Andhra Association, Naperville, USA
  • Indo American Community Services, Chicago, USA
  • Spaan Tech, Chicago, USA
  • American ground Water Solutions
  • Baxter and Woodman Chicago, USA
  • Binder Group, Germany

WWM Committee and Advisory


Patricia Theresa Flynn

Vice President – MWRDGC, USA
Chairperson 2024

Mr. Marcelino Garcia

Chairman of Finance - MWRDGC, USA
Chairman 2023

Dr. Prakasam Tata

Executive Director, CTWT,

Kimberly Neely Du Buclet

The Commissioner, MWRDGC, USA

Frank Avila, P.E


Mariyana T. Spyropoulos, P.E,

Commissioner,MWRDGC, USA

Mr. Syam Pappu, P.E


Bhaskar Chilukuri

Founder, CEO

Dr. B. Siva Prasad


Upendra J. Chivukula


Dr Roger iliff,


Mr. Hitesh Shah, P.E,


Mr. Khaja Moinuddin, P.E,


Krishna Murthy Sagaram


Chetan Kale P.E,


Sikander Singh


Sanjay Patel P.E