WEFTEC 2021
94th Annual Technical Exhibition & Conference
Chicago, Illinois | McCormick Place
Conference: October 16-20, 2021
Exhibition: October 18-20 , 2021
WEFTEC Online: November 16-18, 2021

Education and Programming

Learn from the brightest and most innovative minds through WEFTEC’s world-class education that delivers everything there is to know about water quality to you through a variety of learning styles.

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Your Health and Wellbeing

WEF and our event production partners are taking proper precautions, so that you can connect, learn, and do business safely in person.

Expectations and Guidance

Become an Exhibitor

General exhibit sales are underway!

Exhibit in 2021

Streaming Live from WEFTEC SEE ALL EVENTS

  • WEF President Lynn Broaddus and WEF Executive Director Walt Marlowe will welcome everyone to the first major in person water sector event two years. This program will welcome you to WEFTEC 2021 and get you ready to network, connect, and learn all week. Then, Laura Schwartz, author of "Eat, Drink, and Succeed: Climb Your Way to the Top Using the Networking Power of Social Events," will provide the keynote address

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Access Water Knowledge

Papers presented during WEFTEC Connect and past WEFTECs are available through WEF’s digital library for the water sector, Access Water.  Discover over 20,000 items of technical content from past conferences’ proceedings; fact sheets; books; technical reports; articles; and more!

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Operations Challenge

The water industry's premier skills competition for Water Resource Recovery Facility personnel.

In 2020 two- and four- person teams representing WEF's Member Associations competed remotely in three categories: process control, laboratory, and collections.

Experience the Virtual Competition

Your Conference Experience

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