WEFTEC Topics

WEFTEC Education Topics

The WEFTEC Program Committee is developing the program for 2022 and will focus on the following topics:

  • Air Quality and Odors 
  • Asset Management
  • Collection Systems 
  • Disinfection and Public Health
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion
  • Effective Utility Management 
  • Energy Management and Optimization
  • Energy Recovery
  • Future Issues
  • Industrial Issues and Treatment Technologies (industrial settings include food & beverage, downstream oil and gas/refining, upstream oil and gas, chemicals, petrochemicals, pharmaceuticals, power, mining and forest products) 
  • Instrumentation, Control, and Automation
  • Microconstituents, Contaminants of Emerging Concern, and Trace Organic Compounds
  • Nutrients: Mainstream Nitrogen Removal 
  • Nutrients: Mainstream Nutrient Removal (both N and P Removal)
  • Nutrients: Mainstream Phosphorus Removal 
  • Nutrients: Sidestream Treatment (including urine/source separation) 
  • Project Delivery
  • Rates, Finance, and Capital Planning
  • Residuals and Biosolids 
  • Resiliency and Security (including emergency operations and safety) 
  • Small Communities, Decentralized Systems 
  • Stormwater
  • Treatment Advanced
  • Treatment: Preliminary and Primary 
  • Treatment: Secondary 
  • Water Reuse, Desalination, and Brine Recovery
  • Watershed Management 
  • Wet Weather Issues