Honorary Members

EWA awards the Honorary Membership to individuals, who have done a remarkable job in the European water sector.

You can find below the list of all Honorary Members of the EWA through the years.

Honorary Members Ceremony - IFAT 2022


On May 31st 2022, during the Council Meeting organized at IFAT in Münich, two members of the EWA received the prestigious title of Honorary Members.


Dr. Károly Kovács, Head of the Economic Committee of the EWA, former President of the EWA and Chairman of the Hungarian Water Association.

As well as Dr. Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy, Executive Director of the Internation Water Association (IWA). 


Due to the pandemic, Honorary Members from previous years could not be honored in person. We were very pleased to do so this year. Mr. Jos Lens,Dr. Jörg Londong and Prof. Jiři Wanner were congratulated again.


Congratulations to all of them for an outstanding job!

List of Honorary Members of the EWA

Year Honorary Member Country
2021 Dr. Kovács Károly HU
2021 Dr. Kalanithy Vairavamoorthy UK
2020 Mr. Jos Lens BE
2020 Prof. Dr. Jörg Londong DE
2019 Prof. Jiři Wanner PR
2019 Mr.sc. Bojan Zmaić HR
2018 Prof. Pertti Seuna FIN
2018 Dale Jacobsen US
2016 Dr. Jean Phililppe Torterotot FR
2016 Peter Gammeltoft DK
2016 Dr. Helmut Blöch AT
2011 Prof. Peter Matthews, UK
1989 Dr. Plümer (deceased) DE
1987 Mr. Truesdale (deceased) UK
1984 Dr. Kuntze (deceased) DE

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