Water Leadership Institute

Water Leadership Institute

The Water Leadership Institute program is aimed at educating, training, and providing opportunities that enable developing and emerging leaders to build strong lasting relationships within the water industry. This intensive program allows participants the opportunity to engage in management training and leadership development through a blended learning approach that includes the examination of complex challenges facing the water and wastewater industries and networking with public and private sector practitioners. Participants will build skills and knowledge needed to affect change within their organizations. Participation in this program is determined by a competitive application process. 

NEW Application Requirements

The 2020 application period is now closed.

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Read about Dan O'Sullivan's experience in the WLI19

Learn more about the WLI experience from more alumni in this
 WEF Water Blog and WEF Highlights Article

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WLI is a program for emerging leaders in the water sector.

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