Applicants for the Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer credential for the American Academy of Water Resources Engineers must complete the AAWRE application in its entirety and remit the appropriate fees by the specified deadlines in order to be considered. The application must be completed in English and all payment must be in U.S. dollars.
Upon submission of the application, the application will be reviewed for completeness by AAWRE staff prior to being sent to the AAWRE Admissions Committee. If an application is deemed incomplete at the published deadline, further processing/review will be delayed until the next application cycle.
Once an application has been approved by the AAWRE Admissions Committee, the applicant will be required to appear for an oral examination as a second step in verifying attainment of the water resources engineering body of knowledge. Only after satisfactory completion of the application and oral examination process will the AAWRE Board of Trustees issue the certificate of special knowledge indicating attainment of the Diplomate, Water Resources Engineer credential.
AAWRE has expanded our application reviews to 4 times per year, with deadlines at end of each of the following months: March, June, September, December.
All applicants must submit a $300 application fee ($400 application fee for non-ASCE members) with their completed application. This fee covers program expenses including application review, oral examination, record keeping, issuance of a certificate of special knowledge and pin, and first year's certification dues.
All fees shall be paid in United States dollars by check or money order drawn on a United States bank.
Diplomates will receive a renewal notice annually. The renewal form will require that the Diplomate:
The Annual Certification Fee is set by the AAWRE Board of Trustees and is currently $125.
For any questions regarding the application process, please send email to AAWRE at firstname.lastname@example.org.