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Water Environment Research Foundation (WERF)

Program areas | Form 990s | Financials | Vendors | Personnel | Peers

WERF is a water or wetland protection organization based in Alexandria, VA that was founded in 1989. As of 2018 they had $10 million in revenue and $15 million in assets.

Water Environment Research Foundation is dedicated to wastewater and stormwater issues. Throughout the last 25 years, we have developed a portfolio of more than $130 million in water quality research.

(571) 384-2100
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Program areas at WERF

Research -- Werf Research falls into one of six main topical areas, called program areas. These areas were ranked as high priority by Werf subscribers and focus on critical Water quality issues.conveyance systems: centralized and decentralized wastewater and stormwater systems design, evaluation, rehabilitation, and optimization; cso/sso control; hydraulics and system capacity.infrastructure management: facility and asset management at plants and collection systems; security strategies and tactics; monitors, sensors, and early warning systems; energy management.solids treatment, residuals & reuse: nutrient treatment and removal technologies, pathogens and micropollutants; odors, aerosols, and air pollutants impact and control; biosolids land application and management.stormwater: develops products that help subscribers effectively manage stormwater quality and quantity to mitigate adverse impacts, protect and restore ecosystems, and provide amenity. Wastewater treatment & reuse: centralized and decentralized treatment for nutrients, pathogens, and micropollutants; intermittent flow issues; odors, aerosols, and air pollutants impact and control; Water reusewatershed management & Water quality: ...

Research results dissemination - editing and printing reports, software, or other media based upon Research sponsored by the Foundation, planning and implementing workshops or seminars to disseminate information derived from Foundation sponsored Research, fulfilling request for materials workshops, seminars, and meetings related to sponsored Research.

Subscriber services - providing information, assistance, materials, or any other service, written or oral, to a subscriber or potential subscriber, cooperating organization, potential or actual funding source.

Form 990s for WERF

Fiscal year endingDate received by IRSFormPDF link
2018-01Dec 14, 2018990View PDF
2017-12Oct 18, 2018990View PDF
2016-12Oct 30, 2017990View PDF
2015-12Jun 17, 2016990View PDF
2014-12Nov 24, 2015990View PDF
...and five more Form 990 PDFs

Financials for WERF

Total grants, contributions, etc.$1,884,169
Program services$8,491,001
Investment income and dividends$157,956
Tax-exempt bond proceeds$0
Royalty revenue$0
Net rental income$81,589
Net gain from sale of non-inventory assets$32,704
Net income from fundraising events$0
Net income from gaming activities$0
Net income from sales of inventory$0
Miscellaneous revenues$21,543
Total revenues$10,668,962

Vendors for WERF

VendorServicesAmount paidDate
DrupalContent management system software2020-06-15
██████Fundraising software2020-06-15
███████ ███ ████Fundraising software; Payment processing2020-06-15
████ ███ █████Tax accounting; Audit accounting2018-10-18
█████ █████It Support$129,1852018-10-18
███████ ████Legal Services and Lobbying$180,0002013-12-01

Personnel at WERF

NameTitleCompensationMost recent data
Peter GrevattChief Executive Officer-July 17, 2019
Tania HaskinsChief Financial Officer-July 17, 2019
████ ████████Chief Innovation and Development Officer$114,959Jan. 8, 2019
████ ██████Chief Research Officer-July 17, 2019
█████ ██████Executive Director-July 17, 2019
███████ ██████Multi - Media Production Director-July 17, 2019
███████ ██████Director of Special Projects-July 17, 2019
█████ █████Program Director-July 17, 2019
███████████ ██████Digital Communications Manager-July 17, 2019
█████ █████████Human Resources Manager-July 17, 2019
...and 18 more key personnel

Peer water quality and wetland conservation organizations

1San Francisco Estuary Institute501(c)(3)$10 millionRichmond, CA
2Florida Oceanographic Society501(c)(3)$3.8 millionStuart, FL
3Dauphin Island Sea Lab (DISL)501(c)(3)$15 millionDauphin Island, AL
4Stroud Water Research Center501(c)(3)$10 millionAvondale, PA
5The Water Institute of the Gulf501(c)(3)$8.2 millionBaton Rouge, LA
6SHRM Foundation501(c)(3)$2.6 millionAlexandria, VA
7Houston Advanced Research Center501(c)(3)$4.8 millionThe Woodlands, TX
8Rare501(c)(3)$21 millionArlington, VA
9Recreational Boating and Fishing Foundation501(c)(3)$12 millionAlexandria, VA
10Amazon Conservation Team (ACT)501(c)(3)$5.6 millionArlington, VA
11WateReuse Research Foundation501(c)(3)$4.6 millionAlexandria, VA
12Food Allergy Research and Education501(c)(3)$14 millionMclean, VA
13American Institute for Cancer Research501(c)(3)$15 millionArlington, VA
14Ecology Project International (EPI)501(c)(3)$6.0 millionMissoula, MT
15Safe Water Network501(c)(3)$4.3 millionNew York, NY
16Water for Good501(c)(3)$3.9 millionWarsaw, IN
17US Water Alliance501(c)(3)$3.6 millionWashington, DC
18The Mono Lake Foundation501(c)(3)$4.8 millionLee Vining, CA
19Center for Watershed Protection501(c)(3)$3.4 millionEllicott City, MD
20Lower Columbia Estuary Partnership501(c)(3)$5.4 millionPortland, OR
21Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN)501(c)(3)$2.9 millionWashington, DC
22Superior Watershed Partnership501(c)(3)$6.0 millionMarquette, MI
23Splash International501(c)(3)$6.0 millionSeattle, WA
24Connecticut Fund for the Environment (CFE)501(c)(3)$6.0 millionNew Haven, CT
25The Everglades Foundation501(c)(3)$10 millionPalmetto Bay, FL