Water Environment & Technology (WE&T) is the premier magazine for the water quality field. A magazine written by members of the water sector for the water sector.

Published monthly, Water Environment & Technology is the flagship publication of the Water Environment Federation. The magazine provides information on what professionals demand: Cutting-edge technologies, innovative solutions, operations and maintenance, regulatory and legislative impacts, and professional development.

Write for WE&T

We're always seeking new stories for WE&T. We welcome submissions of opinions pieces, technical discussions, how-to articles, case studies, business new, product annoucements, and more. Find out more information on writing for WE&T.

Download the editorial calendar to see a list of upcoming topics. Then, let us know what you'd like to write for WE&T.

2021 WE&T Editorial Calendar

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WEF members can access full online version of WE&T back to September 2010.

Browse Back Issues

Nonmembers and members who choose not to log in can browse a partial list of archives back to January 2015 as well as find some open-access articles.

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Advertise in WE&T

Because of WE&T's position as the water sector's prestige publication, advertsing in WE&T is a great way to enhance your company's image and stature as well as reach about 42,000 readers.

Here's a glance of what survey readers said about WE&T:

  • 96% of readers rate the magazine as "excellent" or "good."
  • 63% have called an article to the attention of a colleague.
  • 58% have subscribed for at least 10 years.

Find out more about How to Advertise.

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This regular column for operators presents easily accessible and digestible fundamental information. It is intended to share “what every operator should know” about each topic covered.

The archive includes every installment of this section from 2010 for members. Some installments are available open-access to all.

Product Submissions for WE&T

If you would like to have your product included in the Products section Water Environment & Technology magazine monthly issues, email it to [email protected] or [email protected]. Submissions are FREE and are not dedicated only to new products. We are accepting products throughout the year.

To be considered for inclusion, please e-mail the following information with your submission:

  • Company Name
  • Company Address (for queries)
  • Company or Product Web Site
  • Contact Name
  • Contact Phone Number
  • Contact E-mail Address
  • Product Name
  • Product Description (100 words or fewer).
  • Product Photo (please see below)


You are encouraged to include a product photo with your submission. Photos should be submitted at the same time as the product information and must meet the following specifications. (Photos that don’t conform to these specifications may not be used.) 

  • JPG or TIFF format
  • 300 dpi at 100% of image size (at least 2 in. x 2 in.)
  • Color photos should be saved as CMYK


Please contact Margaret Richards at [email protected] or (703) 684-2400, ext. 7551.

Subscription Pricing and Order Information

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Water Environment & Technology is published monthly. Prices above reflect 2018 pricing.

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