News | March 31, 2010

Registration And Housing Is Now Open For WEFTEC 2010 In New Orleans

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Registration and housing is now open for WEFTEC 2010, the Water Environment Federation's 83rd annual technical exhibition and conference. This year's event will take place October 2-6, 2010 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, La.

If it's about water, it will be at WEFTEC. As the largest water quality conference in North America and largest annual water quality exhibition in the world, WEFTEC continues to offer the best educational, business and networking opportunities in the water profession today. This year's world-class technical program will feature 112 technical sessions, 35 workshops and six local facility tours. A wide range of topics and focus areas allow attendees to design their own, unique learning experience while earning up to 35 contact hours for continuing education units and 9 professional development hours.

The 2010 focus areas include collection systems, instrumentation, & automation, industrial issues & treatment technology/microconstituents, leading edge research, residuals & biosolids management, sustainability/energy conservation, utility management, water reclamation & reuse, watershed issues, and more. As a complement to the technical program, WEFTEC's unrivaled exhibition will provide access to more than 900 exhibiting companies and the latest developments, research, regulations, solutions, and cutting-edge technologies in the field.

Other conference highlights will include the Opening General Session that will feature Steven Solomon, economics journalist and author of the best-selling book, Water: The Epic Struggle for Wealth, Power, and Civilization; the Students & Young Professionals' "Bioswales in the Bayou" community service project that will construct a bioswale in one of the neighborhoods still recovering from Hurricane Katrina; poster sessions, the design competition, the 23rd annual Operations Challenge competition, and much more.

Registration rates will not increase for WEFTEC 2010. Please visit for full details.

Complimentary registration is available for credentialed media representatives. Please visit the online pressroom at for more information.

About WEF
Formed in 1928, the Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with 36,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. WEF and its Member Associations proudly work to achieve our mission of preserving and enhancing the global water environment. For more information visit