Water Environment Federation 

This conference was held by the Water Environment Federation (WEF) in cooperation with the Central States Water Environment Association and The Water Research Foundation.

The 2019 Nutrient Removal and Recovery Symposium has now passed. 


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The 2019 Nutrient Removal and Recovery Symposium has now passed.

Download the Onsite Program

Couldn't attend in 2019 and want the proceedings?  They are available for purchase by calling  1-800-666-0206 or visiting  www.wef.org/ShopWEF. Stock Number – CPNR1904.


Questions? Please contact:

WEF Education & Training
703.684.2400 x7450



Advanced registration is now closed.

Onsite Registration Hours at Great Northen Lobby of 
Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot.

July 23; 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM


July 24; 7:30 AM - 5:15 PM  
July 25; 8:00 AM - 5:15 PM



WEF Members (Before 6/17/2019 | After 6/17/2019) **New Date!

  • Full Conference: $570 $745
  • Student Full Conference: $0
  • One Day Full Conference (either Wednesday or Thursday): $400 $520 

 Non Members (Before 6/17/2019 | After 6/17/2019) **New Date!

  • Full Conference: $935 $1205
  • Student Full Conference*: $200 $260
  • One Day (either Wednesday or Thursday): $535 | $660

Pre Conference Workshops; held on Tuesday, July 23
(Before 6/17/2019 | After 6/17/2019)

  • WEF Members: $179 $199
  • WEF Student Members: $0
  • Non Members: $209 | $229
  • Non Member Students*: $179 | $199

*All student non members must bring a valid student ID or another form of student verification.  For questions, please email Registration@wef.org

 Registration Fee Includes:

  • Full conference registration includes: Receptions, Technical Sessions on July 24 and 25, lunch on July 24 and online Conference Proceedings.
  • One-Day conference fee includes:  Technical Sessions on either July 24 or 25 and online Conference Proceedings.  Wednesday registration will include lunch and the Networking Reception.

Registration questions?

Registration Coordinator
Phone: 703-684-2441
Email: Registration@wef.org

Cancellation Policy: All cancellation requests must be submitted in writing with a detailed explanation by 7/12/2019. A 25% administrative fee will be deducted from all refunds. Registrants who fail to notify WEF of cancellations by July 12 will be liable for the full registration fee. 

Substitutions are welcomed without penalty and should be submitted in writing by mail or by fax no later than July 12, 2019.  The substitute must submit the original registrant’s name & registrant ID number with their request.  Substitutions needed after July 12 must be done onsite.  Substitutions must be for the whole registration, no partial substitutions. 


Renaissance Minneapolis Hotel, The Depot - SOLD OUT!
225 3rd Avenue South

Minneapolis, MN 55401


The Radisson Red Minneapolis is taking hotel reservations.




The 2019 Nutrient Removal and Recovery Symposium has now passed.

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  • Enhanced visibility to conference attendees and WEF Members
  • Logo recognition on corresponding sponsor slide at the Opening General Session
  • Branding on signage recognizing all sponsors on display for the duration of the conference
  • Logo with sponsor directory listing including company website in conference program
  • Logo on conference homepage rotating banner recognizing all conference sponsors
  • Access to sponsor graphics for your marketing use
  • Pre-registered or final attendee lists in Excel format
  • Sponsor badge ribbons

Continuing Education

How Do I Receive Credit For this Conference?
To receive credit for all technical sessions and pre-conference workshops, please fill out a Continuing Education Request Form and be sure to have a room monitor initial for verification.

Attendees will have to submit their CE Request Form to the Registration Desk at the end of the conference. Please request a continuing education form when you check-in and ask WEF staff at the Registration Desk if you have further questions.

Pre-Conference Workshops:
WEF offers Continuing Education Units (CEUs) for participation in workshops. One CEU is the equivalent to 10 hours of training or formal instruction. These are distributed for structured, relevant professional training above and beyond that of initial certification or employment in a particular field.

Technical Sessions:
WEF offers Professional Development Hours (PDHs) for participation in technical sessions. A PDH is defined as one hour spent engaged in an activity that contributes to the advancement or enhancement of professional skills or scientific knowledge of a professional engineer or operator.

When Will I Receive Credits For this Conference?
Certificates and transcripts for this event will be emailed within 8 weeks of the conference. Please keep in mind that although WEF does provide these files, most states will require the individual licensee to report continuing education credits.

Note: Educational Credits will not be recorded and documentation will not be distributed unless the attendee is a confirmed registrant of this event and the proper steps are completed as indicated in the directions provided.

Are WEF Continuing Education Credits Approved in My State?
WEF applies for approval in many states and will be happy to work with individuals and Member Associations for additional state or agency approvals upon request. In addition, WEF has been approved as a Training Provider through the following:

The Florida Board of Professional Engineers, the New York State Department of Education, and the Ohio EPA. Many other states accept WEF PDH credits and WEF CEU credits as long as subjects and content meets with state requirements. For example: California (CWEA), Nevada, and New Jersey.

What Else Do I Need to Know?
WEF follows the International Association of Continuing Education and Training (IACET) guidelines along with state-specific regulations to achieve strict policies and procedures regarding its Continuing Education Program. WEF calculates education credits following a standardized method that is the most widely accepted by certification and licensing agencies. However, many states differ in the type and/or number of credits they will approve for educational events. Because of this, participants are responsible for exploring their state requirements and for ensuring that WEF conference credits are accepted.

Service and Support…
In keeping with IACET guidelines, WEF maintains a database of all continuing education files for a minimum of 7 years. You may contact WEF’s Customer Service Team between the hours of 8:30am and 5:00pm EST, Monday through Friday to request these files. Please call 1-800-666-0206 or submit an email request to CSC@wef.org.

More Information
Learn more about the WEF Continuing Education Program