Mitchell Lewis & Staver is a strong supporter of industry groundwater and rural water organizations. Please visit these vital assets to our industry.

National Ground Water Association

The National Ground Water Association is the hallmark organization for anyone affiliated with the groundwater industry. A nonprofit organization, NGWA is composed of U.S. and international groundwater professionals — contractors, scientists and engineers, equipment manufacturers, and suppliers. Our purpose is to provide guidance to members, government representatives, and the public for sound scientific, economic, and beneficial development, protection, and management of the world's groundwater resources.

California Ground water Association

The California Groundwater Association (CGA) is a non-profit organization that has promoted protection of groundwater since 1948. Our members include water well drilling and pump contractors, suppliers and manufacturers, geologists, engineers, hydrologists, government employees and others working in the groundwater field.


In 1948, Idaho's Well Construction Industry developed an organization to assist, promote, encourage and support the interests and welfare of the Ground Water Industry within the state. The organization (formerly called the Water Well Contractor's Association) is now called the Idaho Ground Water Association.


The Washington State Ground Water Association (WSGWA) is a trade association for ground water professionals including drilling and pump contractors, employee drillers and pump installers, manufacturers and suppliers, technical associates, and others with interest in the ground water industry. WSGWA is dedicated to protecting, promoting, and educating the public about ground water.


The Mountain States Ground Water Association is a compilation of the Ground Water Associations and Water Well Associations of Arizona, Colorado, Nevada, New Mexico and Utah.


Arizona Water Well ASSOCIATION

The Arizona Water Well Association was formed in 1957. Without direction for many years, the group reorganized in 1977 to become an effective voice for the state’s water well industry, and continuously assists the members of the Arizona water well industry.

AzWWA’s objectives are to assist promote and support the interests and welfare of all phases of the water well industry. To achieve these, it works to advance well construction and development methods and to advance the science of ground water hydrology. Harmony and cooperation are sought among contractors, suppliers, technical personnel and government agencies.

Montana Water Well Drillers ASSOCIATION

The Montana Water Well Drillers Association (MWWDA) has been a trade association since 1946.

The purpose of the MWWDA is to organize, maintain and operate a trade association for the benefit of its members. To collect and share to its members any scientific, educational or general trade information regarding the subject of well drilling and the sanitary aspects thereof. To introduce any legislation seeking to regulate the drilling of wells and the sanitation aspects involved. To advance and further the general welfare and interests of its members.

American Exploration and Mining Association

American Exploration & Mining Association (formerly known as the Northwest Mining Association until 2013) is a 120 year old, 2,500 member, non-profit, non-partisan trade association based in Spokane, Washington. AEMA members reside in 42 states and are actively involved in prospecting, exploring, mining, and reclamation closure activities on USFS administered lands, especially in the West.