For the Media

Somewhere. Every drop of water that we use goes somewhere. It comes to us. Together, we are creating the future of water and building a legacy that is protective of public health, our environment, and our communities. Share your stories, your pictures, your accomplishments, your successes with us and let WEF celebrate the many ways you’re creating the future of water and building a solid water legacy! #MyWaterLegacy



WATER'S WORTH IT is a national public awareness campaign that aims to raise awareness about the value and importance of water, water-related issues, and the water profession.

Tell a friend, tell a neighbor, tell the world what water's worth to you! 

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WEF is a founding partner of the Value of Water Campaign The goal of this national, water sector-led effort is to educate, inspire, and build public & political will for investment in America's water infrastructure.

AWWA-WEF Communicating the Value of Water Toolkit available

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The #MyWaterLegacy social media campaign celebrates the important work, contributions & successes of WEF members & water professionals around the world.

Tell your story, share your legacy. #MyWaterLegacy 

Media Contact

Travis Loop
Sr. Director, Communications & Public Outreach
703-684-2465 - direct 
[email protected] 


WEF's Communications Department does not accept or redistribute press releases. Please submit to WEF editors at [email protected]


Reprint permission requests should be sent to [email protected]


For non-media inquiries, please consult the Contact Us page for the appropriate contact.

Press Badge Policy

Complimentary press registration for WEF events is reserved for credentialed media representatives only.


Proof of media credentials are required. Examples include a business card (with editor, journalist, publisher, or other media-related title), a copy of press credentials, or a published bylined article. Marketing, sales, and any other non-media professionals are not eligible.


Eligibile events and approval of complimentary press registration is at the sole discretion of the Water Environment Federation.

WEF Camera Policy

Photographing, videotaping, filming, or live-streaming the events of any WEF workshop, technical session, event, or in the exhibit halls is strictly prohibited.  Any participant violating this policy will be required to relinquish the film or digital media and will be immediately removed from the conference. Media may contact WEF communications staff for authorization at WEF events. 


There is a separate policy and authorization form for WEFTEC, WEF's annual technical exhibiton and conference.