At WEF we are committed to providing the resources and tools needed to enrich the expertise of water quality professionals from across the globe. Our suite of member benefits are designed to provide unparalleled opportunities for quality education, training, networking and knowledge sharing.


Learn About WEF's On-Demand Wastewater Library

WEF membership includes access to our On-Demand Wastewater Library of peer-reviewed Operator Fact Sheets, a resource for training O&M staff or supporting operator certification programs. The fact sheets cover topics such as Collection Systems, Process Control, Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals and more, providing science-based principles and best management practices applied at today’s water resource facilities and utilities of the future.


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WEF Member Benefits at a Glance:

Networking & Leadership 

Get involved and make a difference. Participation on WEF Committees offers members the opportunity to contribute to the  planning of WEF initiatives and programming while networking with other water quality professionals.

Events & Conferences

Meet your colleagues, learn about breakthrough research and technologies, promote your work and enhance your career and opportunties through WEF Events and Conferences. 

Professional Development

WEF offers comprehensive online training resources for wastewater and stormwater professionals such as On-Demand Webcasts, The Knowledge Center and the Online Wastewater Library (OWWL).


WEF publications keep you informed and offer insights on cutting-edge technologies and innovative solutions for today's water quality professional.

Member Discounts

As a WEF member, you'll enjoy discounts on many WEF benefits including publications and event registration. Make the most of your WEF membership. Learn which discounts you may qualify for, view our benefits matrix.

Member Associations

WEF has 45 Member Associations (MAs) located in North America, and 30 internationally. Tap into your local MA for a variety of events and professional development activities in your geographic area.

WEF Events

Learn About WEF Events

WEF provides the opportunity for members to network and learn throughout the year by providing access to national and local events. Through opportunities like, WEFTEC® , the largest national water quality event for water professionals and the many specialty focused conferences and symposuims, WEF members get the chance to make in-person connections and share insights.

WEF Member Associations

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. Get involved with the water community at the local level through your WEF MA.

Buyers Guide

WEF Buyers Guide

As a WEF member you have access to the most comprehensive, interactive directory of solutions providers for water professionals. 

WER Online

We've expanded our member benefits to include access to Water Environment Research Online! All WEF members have year-round access to the most groundbreaking research on the world’s most important resource. This issue is the first under a new partnership with Wiley, whose online scientific, technical, medical, and scholarly journals, books, and other digital content build on a 200-year heritage of quality publishing.

WEF Member Discounts


WEF Members can take advantage of several money saving opportunities as a benefit of their membership including:

WEF Newsletters

WEF publishes several newsletters monthly that focus on topics across the water sector? As a WEF Member you can subscribe to one or more of our informative newsletters to keep abreast of WEF news, events and exclusive member content.

WEF Job Bank

Start your career as a water quality professional with the help of the WEF Job Bank. The WEF Job Bank is updated monthly with new listings for careers in wastewater, operations, consulting, engineering and much more. 

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Advance your professional growth and expertise with WEF Webcasts. Our webcasts offer access to learning opportunities on top-of-mind water topics presented by our sector's foremost thought leaders. 

View and listen from the comfort of your own desk while earning Professional Development Hours (PDHs)!



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WEF Publications

WEF Publications are the most valuable tool in your resource’s toolbox. Keep up with news and technology, while gaining insights on top-of-mind issues effecting the water sector.


WEF Knowledge Center


Get access to the knowledge you need to propel your career with WEF's Knowledge Center. The WEF Knowledge Center offers comprehensive online training materials for water professionals and students. Study at your own pace by taking one of our courses to obtain recommended continuing education credits.  13 courses are preapproved in 12 states.

Stockholm Junior Water Prize



Do you have a high school student in your household? Encourage them to select a water-related project and enter into the 2019 Stockholm Junior Water Prize competition, for a chance to win a $10,000 scholarship! Through this program we're working to support the future of water by encouraging the interests of young scholars within the sector.