WEFTEC Featured Articles
How Should Infrastructure Funding Be Prioritized?
With the $1.2-trillion bipartisan infrastructure bill finally passed following lengthy congressional negotiations, U.S. water and wastewater utilities are in line to get help for solving some longstanding issues, from crumbling pipes and outdated treatment plants to modernizing operations for efficiency and resiliency.
What Are The Biggest Challenges Facing The Water Industry Today?
Over the course of three days in Chicago, the Water Online editorial staff sat down with leading members in the water industry at WEFTEC 2021. We asked them all one simple question: What is the biggest challenge facing the water industry today? We found their responses hit on similar themes, including aging infrastructure, climate change, aging workforce, innovation, and supply-chain issues. Below is a sampling of the responses we heard, lightly edited for length and clarity.
WWEMA Window: WEFTEC 2019 From A Manufacturer Representative’s Perspective
Many in our profession have recently returned from WEFTEC 2019, which was held in Chicago, IL, September 22 to 25, 2019. That week is one of the busiest weeks for manufacturer’s representatives, with the hosting of visiting clients to meet with various principals, principal training sessions, and time spent at the principals’ booths. WEFTEC gives us the opportunity to meet with key personnel from those principals who exhibit at WEFTEC (our firm had about 20 of our principals exhibiting) and to walk the exhibit floor to see if there are any new potential lines that we should secure. There is also a wealth of technical presentations for us to attend to keep abreast of the latest technology, regulatory, and government issues.
Manufacturer’s Representatives Attend In Force At WEFTEC 2018
Most of the manufacturer’s representatives have just returned from attending WEFTEC 2018, held in New Orleans from September 30th through October 3rd. This year’s Annual Technical Exhibition & Conference was a showcase of the latest technologies, developments, and services for the water sector and continues to be the largest water quality event in the world.
10 Water-Tech Winners From WEFTEC 2017
For the second straight year, the Water Environment Federation Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC) came to McCormick Place in Chicago, returning also to the city which launched WEFTEC 90 years ago. As always, it was a showcase of the latest technologies and ideas available in the water/wastewater industry, but each show also has its own "feel" that reflects the times.
Manufacturers Reps Are Working To Advance The Industry — Come Hear How At WEFTEC 2017
What is the perspective of today’s market from the view of a manufacturer’s representative marketing a diverse line of water and wastewater treatment products, along with pumps, solids handling/dewatering equipment, and infrastructure assessment?
Registration Is Now Open For WEFTEC 2016
Join us in New Orleans, Louisiana for WEFTEC 2016, September 24th-28th. Experience high-quality, comprehensive education such as 29 workshops, 130 technical sessions, 16 mobile sessions on the exhibit floor, facility tours and so much more!
10 Exciting Technologies From WEFTEC
Judging by WEFTEC 2015, the water industry is on a roll.
In The BREW Tank, Everyone’s A Winner
The BREW Tank was a series of brief product pitches in the vein of television’s popular reality competition “Shark Tank.”
Evolution In Wastewater Goes With The Flow
While options for clean water flow measurement abound, there is room for improvement on the wastewater side — but new technologies are closing the gap.