McCormick Place | Chicago, IL

Conference: September 30 - October 4, 2017

Exhibition: October 2 - 4, 2017

WEFTEC® is recognized as the world’s largest annual water quality technical conference and exhibition, providing extensive educational opportunities and unparalleled access to the field’s most cutting-edge technologies and services.

Join the Water Environment Federation, the not-for-profit group that produces WEFTEC. 

WEF Members can save as much as $370 on WEFTEC 2017 Full Conference registration by the Best Rate deadline.

See Current Exhibitors

The WEFTEC Exhibtion is filling up already. More than 80% of the Exhibition space has been reserved.

Find out which companies will be at WEFTEC 2017.

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Submit Late-Breaking Research

The Program Committee is pleased to announce that abstracts are now being solicited for late-breaking research-based sessions to be held at WEFTEC 2017 in Chicago.

Submissions are due by April 3, 2017 at 11:59 pm.

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Browse Facility Tours

Facility Tours are an opportunity to observe construction, special projects, and/or operations at sites within the local host community.

Learn about this year's seven tours today. Tour registration will open on April 18.

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  • Creating the Future of Water was the theme of WEFTEC 2016's Opening General Session, featuring a keynote address from Joe Whitworth, president of The Freshwater Trust, a nonprofit organization that protects and restores freshwater ecosystems through science, technology, and incentive-based solutions.

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  • George Hawkins, CEO and General Manager of the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) will provide the keynote address during this luncheon. He will focus on celebrating the work of collection systems professionals.

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Why Exhibit?

Coinciding with the technical conference is WEFTEC’s expansive exhibition — the largest in the world — which draws buyers and representatives of leading water and wastewater companies from around the globe.

In all, over 22,000 registrants and exhibitors come to WEFTEC to gain practical knowledge, share ideas, and conduct business.

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Want to Speak?

There are many opporutunites to speak at WEFTEC.

Visit the Call for Abstracts page to find out all the detials on when the Program Committee is accepting submissions.

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Sponsorship Opportunities

Become a sponsor and reinforce your brand image with more than 20,000 water quality professionals from around the world.

Onsite, online, or print advertising options can increase visibility, build brands, and increase booth traffic.

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