WEF Webcasts

WEF offers two dozen webcasts a year on a variety of industry topics!

Webcasts are an hour and a half to two hours long. Recommended Professional Development Hours (PDHs) may be earned for participating in most webcasts.

Webcasts are available to everyone: members at no charge, and non-members at a $40 fee. There are several public service webcasts that are available to everyone for free covering a variety of topics including legislative and regulatory updates, as well as emerging issues.

WEF is dedicated to advancing the professional growth and expertise of its members and the entire water sector. As a member, your investment is returned through the high-quality programming, training, and services that WEF provides to equip water professionals with the latest industry trends, practices, technologies, and solutions.

 Contact webcasts@wef.org with any questions.

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WEF utilizes the GoToWebinar platform. View GoToWebinar's comprehensive customer support page for guidance on attending webcasts.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Exclusive Sponsor ($8,265) Receives:

  • Exclusive Sponsorship of webcast of choice
  • Primary contact information for registered sites
  • Opportunity to present to attendees (5 to 8 minutes at the conclusion of webcast)
  • Naming in e-blast marketing the webcast (i.e., “Best Practices in Water Resources Webcast presented by WaterCo. Inc.”)
  • Logo and product promo slide in an archived webcast for future download
  • Mention in opening and closing remarks of the event and in an archived webcast for future download
  • Acknowledgment on the event website (logo)
  • Logo placement in presentation (live and archived)

If you have any questions regarding sponsoring a WEF webcast, please email nchristy@wef.org

Fine Print

The contents of the webcasts are not intended to be a standard of the Water Environment Federation (WEF) and are NOT intended for use as a reference in purchase specifications, contracts, regulations, statutes, compliance, or any other legal document. No reference made in these courses to any specific method, product, process, or service constitutes or implies an endorsement, recommendation, or warranty thereof by WEF. WEF makes no representation or warranty of any kind, whether expressed or implied, concerning any product or process discussed in this publication and assumes no liability. Anyone using this information assumes all liability arising from such use, including but not limited to infringement of any patent or patents.


Please be assured that the WEF team strives to deliver glitch‐free webcasts despite working with different materials and teams for each webcast provided. Sound and visual glitches may occur during the recording due to incompatible or unfamiliar technology between WEF and partnering staff. Several test trials are executed prior to every live webcast feeds in order to provide our audience with the best possible sound and visual recording quality.

Under the unlikely case of a date and/or time change, all registrants from the original roster will be automatically transferred and registered for the rescheduled event. Members receive unlimited access to all webcasts posted after their membership has been activated. For non‐WEF members, this recording will be available 90 days after purchasing or from the time of the live viewing if purchased beforehand. Additional fees are required after the 90 days if non‐members wish to view this recording again.

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