Program areas at WEF
Weftec is the world's most comprehensive gathering of Water quality professionals and thought leaders, featuring the sector's leading technical education program; an extensive exhibition showcasing the field's most cutting-edge solutions; and a variety of valuable networking opportunities. Weftec provides access to the latest technologies, services and products for those looking to design, build, maintain, or upgrade Water management systems and programs.
Publications and subscriptions - wef publishes technical and educational magazines, newsletters, books, technical reports, fact sheets, conference proceedings, and training materials. Water Environment & technology (we&t) is the publication professionals read to learn about the latest technologies, trends, and news in Water quality. Members receive it monthly as a membership benefit. In addition, the publication is sold on a subscription basis to libraries and other Water professionals. Wef publishes several digital newsletters: the stormwater report, weftec now, and wef smartbrief. Wef also publishes Water Environment research, a peer-reviewed research journal, in partnership with wiley. Wef publishes an extensive range of peer-reviewed manuals of practice, textbooks, and supplemental texts for classroom use as well as a comprehensive operator training series titled wastewater treatment fundamentals. This training series includes manuals, trainer's kits, companion online training, and study guides. Wef co-publishes standard methods for the examination of Water and wastewater with the american public health association and the american Water works association. Wef's conference proceedings, magazine features, technical reports, fact sheets, books, and training materials are published on access Water, wef's online library.
Technical programs, seminars and workshops - as the leading source of Water quality expertise, wef is committed to advancing the professional and workforce development of the Water sector through educational seminars and workshops that focus on environmental, sustainability, and public health topics. Wef provides education to Water professionals from over 70 countries at weftec, as well as at wef's specialty conferences. Wef's educational content includes all areas of Water resources management, including utility management and operations, collection systems, stormwater, Water and wastewater treatment, and biosolids. Wef's commitment to the sustainable development goals focus on safe, sustainable access to clean Water and sanitation, innovation and a circular economy. In response to the 2020 pandemic, wef provided in-depth education on biological hazards to wastewater operators through virtual workshops and public health communications platforms, and provided a free update to a manual of practice on safety and security of Water resource recovery facilities.