Media Resources

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

Media Contact

Heidi Bragg
Senior Director, Public Outreach and Communications
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 Selects Strategic Transition Specialist as Interim Leader

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has selected Wm. Patrick (Pat) Nichols to serve as its Interim Executive Director, effective June 1, 2023. After taking the ...

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Industrial Water Resources
Industry Leaders to Present at WEF Circular Water Economy Summit

The Circular Water Economy Summit (CWES) has added several more industry leaders to its roster of prominent speakers. This inaugural event, hosted by the Water ...

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Industrial Water Resources
Inaugural WEF Circular Water Economy Summit Brings Industry and Utility Leaders Together

The Water Environment Federation’s first Circular Water Economy Summit will convene July 18-20 in Nashville, TN. The Summit is designed to bridge the gap between ...

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Upcoming Conferences

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

  • 06 - 09 Jun

    WEF/IWA Innovations in Process Engineering Conference 2023

    Save the Date for the WEF/IWA Innovations in Process Engineering 2023 Conference, taking place June 6-9, 2023 in Portland, Oregon! This conference is focused on innovations in treatment technologies and process engineering.

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  • 27 - 30 Jun

    Collection Systems Conference 2023

    Save the date for Collection Systems 2023! The robust program will highlight continued advances in the wastewater collection systems sector.

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  • 27 - 29 Jun

    WEF Stormwater Summit

    WEF will be hosting the Stormwater Summit in Kansas City, MO, in June 2023. This summit is crafted to deepen the technical knowledge of professionals involved with stormwater management and provide forums where leading issues in the sector are discussed.

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  • 18 - 20 Jul

    Circular Water Economy Summit

    Join us July 18-20 in Nashville, Tennessee, to discuss best practices, examine real-life examples of circular water solutions to industrial water challenges, explore the opportunities for developing circular water systems, and learn to commercialize the products that result from it.

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