Water Quality Technology Conference® & Exposition

The premier conference for water quality professionals around the world!

Nov. 15-19, 2015 
Salt Lake City, Utah

Interested in Exhibiting or Sponsoring?


This established and highly regarded conference provides a practical forum for a wide range of water professionals to exchange the latest research and information.

The 2015 WQTC program is now available. Registration opens July 22.

View the technical program

2015 Registration Rates

Registration Type

Member Early Rate
by Oct. 16
Rate/Standard Rate after Oct. 16

Full-Conference Registration (Best Value!) Includes technical sessions, exposition; meals; does not include workshops $645 $820
Student (ID required - Same as Full-Conference)


Monday-Only (includes Monday lunch and Monday reception)  $395 $560
Tuesday-Only (includes Tuesday lunch) $350 $500
Wednesday-Only (lunch on-own)

$320 $470
Speaker (40% discount off of the Full-Conference rate $390 $390

$60 $90

Sunday full-day Workshops (includes lunch) $tbd  $tbd
Sunday full-day Workshops $tbd  $tbd

Cancellation Policy
: Please send cancellations in writing, on company letterhead, via fax or email to AWWA. Phone cancellations are not accepted. All cancellations emailed/fax-dated by 9/15/15 will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. Beginning on 9/16/15, cancellations will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are always welcome. Fax requests for substitutions or cancellations to 303.347.0804 or email Customer Service

Hotel Information

Salt Lake City, Utah offers one-of-a-kind combination of metro and mountain—an urban oasis with a breathtaking alpine backyard. You'll enjoy a convenient airport access, world-class dining, and a city known as the crossroads of the west with access to 11 National Parks in Utah and neighboring states.

As equally remarkable as the grand peaks visible from downtown, the Grand America Hotel’s impressive white-stone building is a landmark in downtown Salt Lake City. The hotel’s famous Italian décor, stunning courtyards and gardens enhance an environment finely suited to getting business done. 

All conference events take place within the Grand America Hotel.

The Grand America Hotel
555 South Main Street
Salt Lake City, Utah 84111

WQTC Rate: $199.00 per night plus taxes, available thru Friday, October 16.

Reservations will be available in July 2015 thru www.awwa.org. Please book early! 

Alert: AWWA is aware of multiple organizations contacting attendees to solicit hotel rooms. For your protection, reserve hotel accommodations using only the  phone number above. Reservations made through any other housing services company cannot be guaranteed by AWWA and could result in hidden charges, unusual restrictions, or incorrect hotel placement. If you are contacted by an agency other than Par Avion - the official AWWA Housing Bureau, please email Brynn Findlay.


Interested in exhibiting or sponsoring at the 2015 WQTC?

We offer dedicated exhibit hours, Exhibit Hall Education Sessions, Poster Sessions, conference luncheons, refreshment breaks and networking receptions—all inside the WQTC exhibit hall!

Please visit our Exhibitor Resources page for complete information. Sign up today - booths are filling fast! 

Thank you to our 2014 Sponsors & Exhibitors!

View the 2014 Exhibitor List 

HDR - Conference Lanyards Sponsorship

Pall Life Sciences - Gold Sponsorship

Agilent Technologies - Registration Sponsorship

Water Research Foundation - Registration Sponsorship

CDM Smith - Bronze Sponsor

Leopold - a xylem brand - Bronze Sponsor

WEDECO - a xylem brand - Bronze Sponsor


WQTC at-a-Glance*           

All events take place at The Grand America Hotel, Salt Lake City, Utah

 Sunday, November 15, 2015  
 7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Registration Open
 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.  Sunday Workshops (additional fee)
 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open
 4:30 - 5:00 p.m.  New Member/New Attendee Program
 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.  Welcome Reception in Exhibit Hall
 Monday, November 16  
 7:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.  Registration Open
 8:15 - 9:30 a.m.  Opening General Session
 9:30 a.m. -1:15 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open
 9:30 -10:15 a.m.  Dedicated Exhibit Hall Time
 10:15 - 11:45 a.m.  Technical Sessions
 11:45 a.m. - 1:15 p.m.  Luncheon with Exhibits
 12:15 - 1:00 p.m.   Exhibit Hall Education Sessions
 1:15 - 5:00 p.m.  Technical Sessions
 2:45 - 3:30 p.m.  Break - Dedicated Exhibit Hall Time
 2:45 - 6:30 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open
 5:00 - 6:30 p.m.  Networking Reception in Exhibit Hall
 Tuesday, November 17  
 7:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Registration Open
 7:15 - 8:00 a.m.  Early Bird Session
 8:15 a.m. - noon  Technical Sessions
 9:45 a.m. -1:30 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Open
 9:45 -10:30 a.m.  Break - Dedicated Exhibits Time
 noon - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch with Exhibits
 12:15 - 1:15 p.m.  Exhibit Hall Education Sessions
 1:30 - 5:00 p.m.   Technical Sessions
 3:00 - 3:30 p.m.  Break
 Wednesday, November 18  
 7:00 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.  Registration Open
 7:15 - 8:15 a.m.  Early Bird Session
 8:30 a.m. - noon  Technical Sessions
 10:00 - 10:30 a.m.  Break with Poster Viewing
 noon - 1:30 p.m.  Lunch Break (on your own)
 1:30 - 5:00 p.m.  Technical Sessions
Thursday, November 19  
 7:45 a.m. - noon  Technical Facility Tours
 *Preliminary - Subject to Change  

For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact the Conferences and Events Group.

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