Plan to join us in Washington, D.C. for Water Week 2023, April 23 – 29.

Waterweek23.jpgWater Week 2023 invites water professionals from across the nation to help advance key water policy priorities such as sustained growth in federal infrastructure investment, addressing water affordability, supporting water research & development and advancing sound science-based solutions, and making our critical infrastructure more resilient.

Calendar of Events

Monday, April 24

  • Noon-5 p.m. — WEF & National Municipal Stormwater Association Stormwater Policy Forum (by invitation only)
  • 6-8 p.m. — Stormwater Reception*

Tuesday, April 25

  • a.m. TBD — Stormwater Fly-In Capitol Hill visits
  • a.m. TBD — Young Professional Scholarship Recipients Meet & Greet (1 hour)*
  • Noon-1 p.m. — WEF Government Affairs Committee Meeting (1 hour)*
  • 1-5 p.m. — National Water Policy Fly-In – Federal Agencies Updates
  • 6–8 p.m. — Fly-In Welcome Reception

Wednesday, April 26

  • 8-11 a.m. — Congressional updates
  • 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. — Fly-In Capitol Hill meetings
  • 6-8 p.m. — Water Week Congressional Reception

* Event potentially may change


Young Professionals Scholarships

Again this year, WEF will offer stipends to help offset the cost for young professionals to attend the Fly-In. More details on the scholarships and application instructions will be posted in early February.

National Water Policy Fly-In | April 25-26

ww-2020-logo.pngThe two-day event will begin on Tuesday afternoon, April 25 where attendees will gather to network and hear from key senior EPA and other government officials. The agenda will continue Wednesday morning, April 26, where prominent Members of Congress will deliver remarks. Wednesday afternoon will be reserved for attendees to meet with legislators on Capitol Hill – which is once again fully open to the public. Finally, attendees will round out the week with friends and colleagues at the 2023 Water Week Reception.

The Fly-In is co-hosted by WEF, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, the Water Research Foundation, and the WateReuse Association.

Fly-In registration opening mid-February


Fly-In Hotel

Hilton Washington DC National Mall The Wharf
480 L’Enfant Plaza SW
Washington, DC. 20024
(202) 484-1000

Discounted rate: $319 per night plus applicable taxes | Reservations must be made by Monday, April 3, 2023, to receive the discounted rate, while rooms are available.

Reserve a Room

More WEF Advocacy Programs

WEF pursues many different advocacy and outreach through several programs aimed at various audiences. Explore these opportunties via the links below.