IAWEES (International Association for Water, Environment, Energy, and Society) was formed in 2016 by the representatives of Universities, Government Organizations, Research Institutes, and Industries representing various countries, including India, USA, Canada, Australia, The Netherlands, Japan, Hong Kong, UK, South Africa, Kenya, Romania, Egypt, Malaysia, China, Brazil, Tunisia, France, and Poland. It is an international nonprofit organization set up to promote research and develop processes and technologies for Empowering Society with Water, Environment and Energy Sustainability.