Membership in the Water Design-Build Council is open to any private-sector company that is s engaged in integrated design and construction services or in construction management at risk (CMAR) – either as a prime contractor or is under a risk-sharing arrangement with a partner – and has in-depth, in-house comprehensive engineering capabilities to design and build public or investor-owned, rate-regulated utility water or wastewater treatment facilities in North America. WDBC has two membership categories, regular and associate, which are determine by the level of dues paid to the organization. Regular members are also members of the Board of Directors. All members attend and actively participate in Board meetings and Committee activities.
Eligible businesses can become a WDBC Member by completing the Member Application Form and sending it to the WDBC Office at P.O. Box 1924, Edgewater, MD 21037.
Applications for membership are submitted in writing on the form approved by the Board of Directors; and sent to the Council’s Operations Manager. The application includes a statement, which must be signed, that the applicant will abide by the approved WDBC Bylaws and Antitrust Compliance Policy and all other policy documents of the Council.
The Operations Manager forwards the application to the Executive Committee for concurrence that the applicant is deemed eligible. The application is then acted upon by the full Board of Directors. Upon receiving an affirmative vote of the Board of Directors, the member applicant is notified by the Operations Manager.
After acceptance to membership, the applicant will pay the identified dues according to its defined level.