About Advocacy

About Advocacy

 WEF advocacy activities aim to educate WEF members and the water sector on public policy issues related to water quality and water resources, and equip them to play a greater role in water policy discussions.

WEF engages in appropriate and nimble advocacy on legislative and regulatory issues to improve the scientific and technical foundation for water quality laws and regulations, support the need for continued progress in controlling pollution, protect public health and the health of aquatic ecosystems, and promote sustainable management of water resources.


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Legislative Affairs

WEF works closely with its membership to educate Congress on clean water issues impacting their districts and States, and disseminates information on Congressional activities to WEF membership via meetings, webcasts and emails.

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Water Advocates

Let’s speak with a loud, united voice. Speak up. Share your knowledge. It is more important now than ever. Inform government decision-makers and the public about the importance of water.

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This Week in Washington is an online news portal that provides updates on the latest legislative and regulatory developments that affect the water and wastewater communities.

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Water Week

Hosted by WEF, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, and the Water Environment Research Foundation, this event will be held in April in Washington, in conjunction with Water Week 2018.

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Policy & Position Statements

The Water Environment Federation has developed a series of clean water policy and position statements to guide the critical work WEF provides in clean water policy. The statements provide the public and clean water professionals with an understanding of how WEF approaches the work of ensuring the availability of clean water.

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Global Programs

WEFGlobal's mission is to identify, develop and manage opportunities for WEF and its members to actively participate in educational, policy, technology, economic, and information sharing forums that affect the global water environment.

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