The committee shall develop, recommend, and conduct programs to promote general improvement in reducing air quality and odor emissions impacts related to water quality, biosolids handling, treatment and disposal, and wastewater treatment and collection. The volunteer members of the Committee:

  1. Develop workshops and moderate technical sessions each year at WEFTEC;
  2. Sponsor the biannual WEF/A&WMA Odors and Air Pollutants specialty conference;
  3. Author articles for WEF's technical journals;
  4. Provide comments to WEF Government Affairs on Federation Position Statements and U.S. government regulations and policies; and
  5. Assist the Technical Practice Committee in the development of books and Manuals of Practice.

To apply to this committee, please go to [email protected] and send an email with the following information:

  • Name
  • WEF ID Number
  • Committee of Interest
  • A short explanation of why you would like to join this committee (1 – 2 sentences). 


Chris Hunniford, 2022-2024
Tel: 713-568-9067
Email:[email protected]

Inken Mello, 2022-2024 
Email: [email protected] 

Staff Manager

Mahia Qureshi 
Tel: 703-684-2400
Email: [email protected]

Air Quality

While Air Quality is not necessarily more visible it is a very important aspect of a wastewater utility position in the community.  Protecting the water environment also includes protecting the land and air resources.

Air Quality Subcommittee

 Ray Porter
 [email protected]