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Register for the 2018 Water Research Foundation Conference in Atlanta, GA
February 7, 2018 (Alexandria, VA) – Registration is open for the 2018 Water Research Foundation Conference on Advancing Reuse and Integrated Water in Atlanta, GA on May 6-8. Following a 20-year tradition of annual research conferences, this event is the inaugural conference as the newly formed organization, The Water Research Foundation. The conference is designed to help communities prepare for the future with a comprehensive program offering innovative approaches and creative solutions for managing our water resources.

Water professionals and researchers will meet to network, exchange ideas, and share the latest research addressing the challenges of integrated water management and reuse. During the three-day event, attendees will be able to choose from twenty-four diverse technical sessions. Our presenters will cover a range of topics, including green infrastructure, direct and indirect potable reuse, stormwater management, alternative water supplies, microbial monitoring, and much more. In addition, attendees will benefit from plenary/panel discussions and poster presentations. Technical tours of several innovative plants and facilities around the Atlanta region are also planned. 

Academics, consultants, engineers, planners, scientists, utility officials, and water agency managers are encouraged to attend. The preliminary agenda and other conference information is available.

Register before March 19 for Early Bird Registration rates. 

The Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (now The Water Research Foundation), a 501c3 non-profit organization, funds research, pilot projects, and technology demonstrations that maximize the value of water, including wastewater, stormwater, and other water sources. WE&RF is recognized worldwide as a trusted source of innovation and peer-reviewed research in wastewater, water reuse, and resource recovery.