Each year Water Week invites water professionals from across the nation to help advance key water policy priorities such as sustained growth in federal infrastructure investment, addressing water affordability, supporting water research & development and advancing sound science-based solutions, and making our critical infrastructure more resilient.
Water Week 2024 will be April 7-13, 2024
- 2024 Policy Fly-In Date: Tuesday, April 9, 2024
- Water Week Reception: Evening of Tuesday, April 9, 2024
- WEF/NMSA Stormwater Policy Forum: April 8, 2024, 12 – 5 PM (registration opening in early February)
- Hotel: The Policy Fly-In will take place at the Hilton Washington DC National Mall The Wharf, 480 L’Enfant Plaza SW, Washington, DC 20024, (202) 484-1000. Click here for more information about the hotel and to reserve a room!
National Water Policy Fly-In | April 9, 2024
Registration is OPEN!
The one-day event will take place on April 9, 2024, where attendees will gather to network and hear from key senior EPA and other government officials. The afternoon will be reserved for attendees to meet with legislators on Capitol Hill and, finally, attendees will round out the day with friends and colleagues at the 2024 Water Week Reception. A joint one-pager will be a
vailable for attendees to use as a “leave behind” when attending Hill visits.
The Fly-In is co-hosted by WEF, the National Association of Clean Water Agencies, the Water Research Foundation, and the WateReuse Association.
The Joint 2024 One - pager Will be Ready shortly
Water Environment Federation’s Young Professional Scholarship
This scholarship will cover the registration cost to attend the National Water Policy Fly-In during Water Week 2024 in Washington, DC, as well as provide a $800 stipend to help cover transportation, lodging and food costs. Fill out the form below and return before March 1, 2024. Hope to see you there!
2024 YP Scholarship Form
These infographics were created by WEF to be used in communicating the value of water and the importance of investment in infrastructure. They can be used as handouts during discussions and shared on social media.
How to Participate in Water Week
- Contact your congressional office: Contact the offices of your members of Congress. Let them know it is Water Week and voice your support for the policy asks. Invite them to visit a water facility or project.
- Post to social media: Be active on social media. Use #WaterWeek2024 in your posts. Voice support for funding and policies outlined in the document. Tag your members of Congress. Follow and share posts from WEF on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
- Publish an op-ed or blog: Use the policy request document as the basis for an op-ed for the local newspaper or blog for your website. Include local examples of why water is important and why investment is needed.
- Join WEF’s Water Advocates: It is a grassroots advocacy program that makes it easy for WEF members to engage with their federal elected officials on matters of importance to the water sector. Membership is free and you will raise your profile among your water professional colleagues as a champion for our sector.
If you have any questions about Water Week, please contact Steve Dye at firstname.lastname@example.org.