WE&RF Events

Throughout the year, WE&RF hosts and participates in events that focus on critical water quality issues. From web seminars to research workshops, these events provide opportunities for participants to learn about new research from water quality experts and to share ideas and connect with other industry professionals. Registration for WE&RF events is typically free to all members of subscribing organizations.

WE&RF Web Seminar Series

WE&RF's web seminars cover the latest water quality issues featuring leading scientific experts who discuss topics, demonstrate new technologies, and answer your questions. To register for a future event, see the complete schedule of upcoming web seminars.

Featured WE&RF Events, Presentations, and Media Partnerships

Resilient Utility Coalition Summit
January 25-26, 2018
Miami, FL

The first Resilient Utility Coalition Summit will bring together water, wastewater, and storm water utilities with industry, academia, and the greater community. The objective? Advancing utility infrastructure efforts to “Operationalize Resilience.” This first-of-its kind conference will serve to connect the global utility community to identify solutions and corresponding actions that address resilience challenges faced by utilities. Learn more.

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Utility Management Conference 2018
February 20-23, 2018
San Antonio, TX
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Water and wastewater managers and professionals will gather to hear the latest approaches, practices, processes, techniques, case studies, and research in all aspects of utility management. WE&RF subscribers can register at a discounted rate by using a promo code. The subscriber rates are listed below.

WE&RF Subscriber Rates: 


Before 1/26/2018

After 1/26/2018

Full Conference



One Day



Workshop Only - Full Day



Workshop Only - Half Day



2018 Water Research Foundation Conference
Atlanta, GA
May 6-8, 2018

The latest research addressing the challenges of integrated water management and reuse will be presented at the 2018 Water Research Foundation Conference (a continuation of the 20-year tradition of the former WateReuse Research Foundation) in downtown Atlanta, GA on May 6-8, 2018. The Research 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.
Registration will open in January 2018. Learn more.

BlueTech Forum 2018
Vancouver, BC
June 6-7, 2018

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Integrated Water

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Intelligent Water Systems


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CECs/Trace Organics

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Resource Recovery

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Water Reuse

Agricultural Reuse Workshop 
Sacramento, CA
January 31, 2017

Save the date! In partnership with the State Water Resources Control Board in California, WE&RF is holding a workshop to inform attendees on the state of the science of agricultural water reuse, particularly as it pertains to the Western U.S. region. This includes the unique drivers, design/permitting, treatment technologies, economics, operations, and how to gain stakeholder support. Information presented will include findings from timely WE&RF research efforts and an expert panel session on stakeholder experiences with the use of recycled water for agriculture. Register now!


LIFT For more information on LIFT events, please visit the LIFT Events page.

Past Featured WE&RF Events

11th IWA International Conference on Water Reclamation and Reuse
Long Beach, California
July 23-27, 2017

WEFTEC 2017 
Chicago, IL
September 30 – October 4, 2017