MSO is a Malaysian registered non-profit NGO founded for the purpose of spreading know-how and awareness in Urban Stormwater Management or its more popular acronym MSMA and Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC) in Malaysia. It manages the certifications of Certified Professionals by EnviroCert Int (ECI) and CISEC in Stormwater management and ESC. Both parent organizations ECI and CISEC are based in the USA, and both offer international certifications (i.e. for any interested nationality). MSO manages all Malaysian registrants of both organizations, on their behalf e.g. collects yearly fees, disseminates news materials, liaise with Government Department on regulations, enforces code of ethics and is recognised to conduct their exams in Malaysia.