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Get to know WEF President Ifetayo Venner in this WEFTEC Live interview!

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Watch as WEFTEC volunteers work to complete the WEF Community Service Project.

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Water For People, a global nonprofit that helps people bring clean water and sanitation solutions to their communities for generations to come, is holding two fun — and fundraising — events alongside WEFTEC. Water For People is a WEF charity of choice.

Learn About These Events

WEF InFLOW (Introducing Future Leaders to Opportunities in Water) is a program to enhance diversity and inclusion in the water workforce. Hear from scholar Alma Rocha about what the program means to her.

Read Alma's Story

Make your voice heard with this survey. The results will be discussed on Tuesday, October 11, at the LGBTQ+ Community and Allies Learning Exchange.

Take the Survey

Each year WEFTEC features many special events to showcase the skills of students and young professionals. These events and programs both help them develop their careers as well as give everyone the opportunity to hear what’s important to tomorrow’s leaders.

Explore Opportunities to Interact with Students and Young Professionals

WEF is pleased to announce that this year it will introduce an Ombuds resource for meeting participants at WEFTEC 2022. The Conference Ombuds serves as a neutral, independent, off-the-record resource who is available on-site to hear concerns confidentially.

Learn What the Ombuds Does

WEFTEC Live is returning in 2022 with more experts, interviews, and updates from throughout WEFTEC.

See What's Planned

Every year, on the Saturday before WEFTEC, volunteers gather for the WEF Community Service Project. Help us continue this 14-year tradition and join us in New Orleans on Saturday, October 8.

Learn About This Year's Project

The Water Environment Federation is happy to announce the 14 distinguished members who make up the 2022 class of WEF Fellows. This prestigious designation recognizes their exemplary contributions to the WEF community and their significant professional achievements and stature.

Meet the 2022 WEF Fellows

Lara Grotz, EIT, shares her experience visiting Water Week in person for the first time and as a new mother.

Hear about Grotz's Experience

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is pleased to announce its 2021-2022 Board of Trustees, which will be led by new President Jamie Eichenberger.

Meet the Trustees

The Water Leadership Institute Class of 2021 includes 54 water professionals representing 29 states, Canada, and New Zealand. These graduates are the 10th class of the institute and join 343 alumni of the program.

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For the first time ever, we will broadcast live from WEFTEC. This programming will give everyone, everywhere the chance to sample some of the best of WEFTEC.

We also know that not everyone who wants to join us will be able to. To help bridge that gap and provide a sense of the action happening live in Chicago, we have designed this free, open access portal.

See What's Streaming Live

Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) are core principles to the Water Environment Federation's mission. We are committed to creating an organization that acknowledges and celebrates our unique differences and that includes bringing you a full slate of DEI programming at WEFTEC.

See what's planned