Driving Results

Enter the world new and seasoned operators and industrial experts transform ambitious plans into tangible outcomes

Operations, Industrial & Workforce Development

Get hands-on in a world where the workforce is more than just technical experts and operators and technicians achieve strategic efficiency. This area of interest celebrates your skills and talents as you bridge the gap between innovative designs and real-world applications.

Emphasizing technical expertise and common goals, see how seasoned professionals manage to integrate aged equipment with modern technologies, maintain cost-efficiency, and adhere to stringent regulations—all aimed at achieving operational excellence in municipal or industrial settings. From refining petroleum to implementing cutting-edge water reuse technologies, this area highlights the people with the know-how to turn challenges into achievements.

Operations Challenge

Operations Challenge is the water sector's best professional development program wrapped up in a competition.

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  • Laboratory
  • Collection Systems
  • Safety
  • Vaughan Maintenance

These events simulate real-world challenges faced in the operation and maintenance of wastewater treatment facilities.

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Get the Most From Your WEFTEC

Get Education Credits

You need to maintain and grow your professional qualifications. To help make it easier, WEF applies for pre-approval of continuing education credits for WEFTEC across North America and will work with individuals and Member Associations for additional state or agency approvals.

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Find Solution Providers

Meet the solutions providers at the forefront of water technology. Witness firsthand the cutting-edge products and services driving the water sector forward.

Square footage in the 2024 WEFTEC Exhibition is outpacing the last time we were in New Orleans by 21%.

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Connect with Your Peers

With over 21,000 water professionals converging in New Orleans, you’ll find your professional home at WEFTEC.

Connect with the heart of the water community at WEFTEC. Engage in meaningful dialogue, exchange ideas, and build lasting relationships with peers, thought leaders, and innovators from across the globe.

Plan Your WEFTEC

Find all the important dates, information, and links to begin your path to WEFTEC.

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