Media Resources

Providing media professionals with the latest information about WEF activities, announcements, events, and public outreach initiatives

Media Contact

Christy M. Murphy
Communications & Public Outreach
703-684-2465 - direct
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Press Badge Policy

Complimentary press registration for WEF events is reserved for credentialed media representatives only.
Proof of media credentials is required. Examples include a business card (with editor, journalist, publisher, or another media-related title), a copy of press credentials, or a published bylined article. Marketing, sales, and any other non-media professionals are not eligible.
Eligibile events and approvals of complimentary press registration are at the sole discretion of the Water Environment Federation.

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Camera Policy

Photographing, videotaping, filming, or live-streaming the events of any WEF workshop, technical session, event, or in the exhibit halls is strictly prohibited. Any participant violating this policy will be required to relinquish the film or digital media and will be immediately removed from the conference. Media may contact WEF communications staff for authorization at WEF event.
There is a separate policy and authorization form for WEFTEC, WEF's annual technical exhibition and conference.

See WEFTEC Camera Policy

Press Releases

WEF Seeks Applications for Utility of the Future Today Recognition Program

The application period is open for the Utility of the Future Today recognition (UotFT) program. Applications are due by April 12, 2023,11:59 p.m. ET.

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Water Environment Federation Launches Fifth Intelligent Water Systems Challenge

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) announces the Intelligent Water Systems Challenge is set to once again challenge participants to use innovation and data to ...

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Decentralized Systems
Research Centers for Stormwater Infrastructure Funded After WEF, NMSA Support

Research centers focused on stormwater infrastructure will be established through federal funding after extensive support from the Water Environment Federation ...

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Upcoming Conferences

In addition to conferences, WEF offers webcasts and other meetings and events. View the list of All Events.

  • 28 - 31 Mar

    WEF/AWWA Utility Management Conference 2023

    Register today for the WEF/AWWA Utility Management Conference 2023 in Sacramento, California, to join water and wastewater managers and professionals at one of the leading, most informative, and most prestigious management conferences in the water sector.

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  • 16 - 19 May

    WEF/IWA Residuals and Biosolids Conference 2023

    The WEF/IWA Residuals and Biosolids Conference 2023 will highlight new technologies, successful innovations, and current best practices in the industry. Save the date: May 16-19, 2023 in Charlotte, North Carolina!

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  • 16 - 19 May

    Odors and Air Pollutants 2023

    This conference will once again bring together environmental professionals from around the world for a showcase on odors and air pollutants management. The biennial Odor Conference is designed to educate practitioners, facility owners, operators, researchers, and public administrators about current odor issues, including regulatory requirements and methods for analyzing problems and finding solutions.

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