WEF/AWWA Utility Management Conference 2024

February 13-16, 2024 | Portland Oregon

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WEF and AWWA are delighted to welcome you to Portland, Oregon, for another exciting and informative event focused on water and wastewater utilities.

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This conference is jointly hosted by the Water Environment Federation and American Water Works Association with cooperation from the Pacific Northwest Clean Water Association.

Program & Continuing Education

The 2024 technical program includes 6 pre-conference workshops and 36 technical sessions focused on a wide variety of topics related to utility management.

Learn more about Continuing Education Credits for UMC 2024.

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Thank You!

The 2024 WEF/AWWA Utility Management Conference was a remarkable success. We extend our sincere gratitude to our esteemed speakers, valued sponsors, and dedicated attendees. Your contributions were pivotal. Thank you for your commitment to excellence in utility management.

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Thank you to everyone who attended and supported the SOLD OUT 2024 WEF/AWWA YP Summit.

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Program & Continuing Education

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Continuing Education for UMC 2024

WEF provides an easy way for conference registrants to receive continuing education (CE) credits through reliable credit tracking, anytime access to CE credit documentation, and archived record keeping for state reporting. Access to CE credits for registrants will be available within 4 weeks after the conference. The direct link will be provided on the event website and via direct email immediately following the conference.

For Professional Engineers
Most U.S. state licensing boards accept WEF education and training events for engineers.

WEF also maintains Provider Status with several state engineering boards, including the Florida Board of Professional Engineers (FBPE) and the New York State Education Department (NYSED).

For Professional Operators
WEF is pursuing CE credit pre-approval with several state operator licensing boards for the 2024 WEF/AWWA Utility Management Conference, including CA, CO, FL, GA, OR, and WA.

Further state pre-approvals may be added up until the conference dates with the full list of state approval information provided on the UMC 2024 website.

If you are a licensed Operator seeking CE credits from a state that is not represented in our active site list, please contact ce@wef.org  for assistance.

*States’ licensing boards encourage licensees to familiarize themselves with credit policies and requirements and to verify which events are approved or accepted in their state(s).

For more information, visit the main Continuing Education Credits page.

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YP Summit 2024

The WEF/AWWA YP Summit will also take place in Portland at the same time as the WEF/AWWA Utility Management Conference.

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Operations

From hands-on-training and leadership opportunities, such as Operations Challenge, to online training, such as the Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals series, WEF provides operators with many opportunities to advance on-the-job knowledge and develop their careers.

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Water & Wastewater Treatment

More than 16,000 publicly owned water resource recovery facilities operate in the United States. Skilled engineers and operators work together to ensure new and updated facilities continue to protect public health and the environment.

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Biosolids Resource Recovery

Through biosolids management, solid residue from wastewater treatment is processed to reduce or eliminate pathogens and minimize odors, forming a safe, beneficial agricultural product. Biosolids are carefully monitored and must be used in accordance with regulatory requirements.

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Industrial Water Resources

Industries treat and reuse wastewater and process water as well as provide environmentally sustainable wastewater treatment while reducing costs and maintaining value for their businesses.

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Utility Management

To respond to myriad daily challenges faced by water and wastewater utility leaders, WEF continuously works with its members and partners to develop a variety of management initiatives; resources; and educational, training, and networking opportunities.

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Government & Regulatory Affairs

WEF advocacy activities aim to educate WEF members and the water sector on public policy issues related to water quality and resources and equip them to play a greater role in water policy discussions.

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Collection Systems and Conveyance

The system of underground pipes and maintenance structures that convey wastewater has brought dramatic improvements to public health. Most sewers carry wastes from households and commercial establishments and are referred to as sanitary sewers.

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Stormwater & Watershed Management

Take a comprehensive look at how all water resources, including uplands, drainage basins, wetlands, stormwater, surface water, and groundwater interact.

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Public Health

The water sector and its systems protect public and ecological health. Using the data that can be collected through smart water technologies provides additional insights to address complex public health issues.

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