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Connect with our community of water professionals who ensure that our local communities have access to clean water that protects public health. Explore our member benefits and find the membership type that’s right for you.

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Explore the WEF membership categories and learn about our member benefits.

Professional Membership

For water quality professionals, engineers, technicians, and operators.

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Academic Membership

For educators and students with an interest in the water quality sector.

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Organization Membership

For organizations and service providers within the water quality sector.

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Membership benefits include access to exclusive content, discounts on products and services, networking opportunities, and a platform to share best practices.

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Member Testimonials

Bernadette Drouhard
Young Professional Member

My career growth has been exponential thanks to the network of professionals, mentors, and peers I have developed through WEF. I have become a more confident leader, an efficient meeting facilitator, and a resource to students and young professionals.

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Mason Ericson
Student Member

Whether a person attends [WEFTEC] for PDHs, the exhibition hall, or networking, they will find what they are looking for. On top of WEFTEC, committees/communities such as the student and young professional community or technical committees are great ways of getting plugged into the water industry.

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Michael Bonomo
Professional Member

There is ongoing learning from networking, articles, and presentations. I feel part of an organization that I can contribute to, feel valued, and enjoy the give-and-take relationship.

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Janet Hurley Cann
Professional Member

My involvement in WEF has provided me [with] education and skills that have helped further my career. My involvement in my Member Association, WEASC, created a relationship that helped me find the job and role I now have at Spartanburg Water.


WEF is committed to enhancing diversity, equity, an inclusion to create an organization that acknowledges and celebrates our unique differences among our members, partners, staff, and more.

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Awards & Recognition

WEF proudly promotes opportunities to recognize individuals and organizations who make outstanding contributions to the water environment profession and to the organization.

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Community Engagement

As a membership organization, WEF understands the value of member engagement and using the collective knowledge of an entire profession to improve water quality worldwide.

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Online Community Platform

This virtual workspace empowers WEF members to network and collaborate in an online environment. Chat with other members, share news, and find opportunities to get involved.

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Member Associations

WEF’s Member Associations (MAs) provide exciting and informative activities and services to WEF members around the world. Their programs include high quality technical conferences, operator training and certification programs, local and regional legislative and regulatory activities, educational programs, affiliations with other professional organizations, and much more.

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Young Professionals

The Students and Young Professionals are the future of our industry. WEF’s programs, resources and networking opportunities give students and young professionals the keys to launch a successful career in the water and wastewater field by promoting involvement within WEF and the Member Associations and providing professional development and leadership opportunities.

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Professional Operators

Professional operators are the backbone of our industry. WEF’s discounted operator membership provides hands-on training and leadership opportunities, such as Operations Challenge, to online training, like our Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals series. The membership provides operators with various opportunities to advance their on-the-job knowledge and career.

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