Potable Reuse & Biological Treatment


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Covering the latest innovations in treatment, operations, and monitoring strategies, the 2023 Potable Reuse and Biological Treatment Symposium will attract professionals from across the nation to discuss the most important and challenging issues associated with both direct and indirect potable reuse, as well as engineered and passive biological systems from both the research and utility perspectives. Don’t miss the opportunity to present and share ideas on these important topics with a strong community of subject matter experts and industry professionals. For COVID-19 resources and health and wellness information, please visit our COVID-19 resources page.

Registration Opening February!

We hope to see you in Salt Lake City for the 2023 Potable Reuse & Biological Treatment Symposium

All conference events will take place at the Sheraton Salt Lake City Hotel; unless otherwise noted
(subject to change).

Who Attends the Potable Reuse & Biological Treatment Symposium?

  • Water Reuse, Wastewater, and Drinking Water Treatment Professionals
  • Water Utility Management & Executives
  • Water Treatment Professionals
  • Microbiologists
  • Local, State, and Federal Government Agencies
  • Water Quality Specialists
  • Public Affairs Managers
  • Scientists & Researchers
  • Academics & Students
  • Industry Consultants

Sample Registration Rates
Non member 
Non member 
Potable Reuse & Biological Treatment Full Conference
(Best Value!)  Includes all technical sessions, networking reception & two lunches
$535 $735  $735  $835
Potable Reuse Symposium Only (Monday & Tuesday)
Includes M/T technical sessions, networking reception & Monday lunch
$560  $560  $760
Biological Treatment Symposium Only (Tuesday & Wednesday)
Includes T/W technical sessions, networking reception & Wednesday lunch
$360 $560  $560  $760
Student (ID required - Same as Full Conference) $35 $35  $50  $50
Speaker Potable Reuse & Biological Treatment Full Conference $400 $600  $600  $700
Speaker Potable Reuse Symposium Only (Monday & Tuesday) $300 $500  $500  $600
Speaker Biological Treatment Symposium Only (Tuesday & Wednesday) $300 $500  $500  $600

Cancellation Policy: AWWA must receive cancellations in writing. Phone cancellations are not accepted. All cancellations dated on or before early bird deadline will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. After early bird deadline, cancellations will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are welcome. Email requests for substitutions or cancellations to service@awwa.org.

International Attendees: Do you need a letter of invitation from AWWA? Submit the request form. Requests will be honored for attendees and presenters with the intent to register.

Potable Reuse & Biological Treatment Programs

The planning committee is excited to share another outstanding technical program for 2023.
Check back in Spring for details!

Potable Reuse Symposium

July 24 & 25, 2023

The Potable Reuse Symposium focuses on innovation, key questions, challenges, solutions, and areas of acute interest most relevant to the advancement of potable reuse. The Symposium is designed to engage attendees not simply as listeners in the audience, but also as active participants in facilitated discussions.

Biological Treatment Symposium

July 25 & 26, 2023

The Biological Treatment Symposium features case studies on how utilities are implementing new and improved biological treatment to solve water challenges. Sessions address ways to meet regulatory requirements and ensure public health during design and implementation. 

Additional details and agendas will be available within the Online Program.

The 2023 Call For Abstracts is Now Closed

Notifications are scheduled to be emailed mid-March.
Thank you for all submissions.