Professional Memberships

Individuals working in water quality and contributing to making our world a better place to live.

Professional Membership Types


Designed for individuals involved or interested in water quality.

Annual Dues (US$) $140

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For those directly involved in water reuse, wastewater treatment, collection systems, or laboratory operations. License number is required to confirm eligibility.

Annual Dues (US$) $75

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Become a PO Member


This special dues pricing is available for 3 years to former student members or prospective members who are under the age of 35.

Annual Dues (US$) $49

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For those living outside of the U.S., U.S. Territories, and Canada. This type includes conference discounts.

Annual Dues (US$) $140

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For those living outside the U.S., U.S. Territories, and Canada. This type excludes conference discounts and is restricted to those who live outside of the U.S.

Annual Dues (US$) $32

Join as an E-Global Member


For upper-level managers interested in an expanded suite of WEF products/services.

Annual Dues (US$) $310

Join as an Executive

Life Member

WEF members with 35 or more consecutive years of WEF membership and who are 65 years or older can request this membership. APPLY HERE.

Annual dues are complimentary.

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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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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.

Get Involved with Fellow Operators

Join or Renew Your WEF Membership Today

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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