Utility Management

Over the past three decades, members of AWWA and WEF have established The Utility Management Conference™ as one of the leading, most informative, and most prestigious management conferences available.  

2020 Registration now open!

Join AWWA & WEF in Anaheim to hear the latest approaches, practices, processes, techniques, case studies and research in all aspects of utility management. Come prepared to share experiences and learn from others in similar situations as we respond to the most pressing management issues of the day. Join the conversation in Anaheim in 2020! 

Learn More about Registration, hotel and programming.

Who attends UMC?

Public relations specialists
Utility managers and executives 
CFOs and finance directors 
Public works directors
Engineers Project managers
Human resource professionals
Public officials
Board members

2020 Conference Details



Technical Program

Announcing the program for The WEF/AWWA Utility Management Conference! 2020 - Learn More

2020 Conference at-a-glance

Tuesday, February 25  
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Pre-conference workshops (additional fee)
Wednesday, February 26  
7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.  Registration Open
8:30-10:00 a.m. Opening General Session
10:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Professional Sessions
noon - 1:30 p.m. Luncheon
5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Reception
Thursday, February 27  
7:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.  Registration Open
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Professional Sessions
noon - 1:30 p.m. Lunch Break - On Your Own
Friday, February 28  
7:30  - 10:30 a.m. Registration Open
8:30 a.m - noon Professional Sessions

Subject to change. Please refer to onsite program and mobile app for schedule changes. 


The AWWA/WEF Young Professionals (YP) Summit is the premier water and wastewater industry workshop for young professionals. Join other future leaders by exploring your role in water and discussing how you can best serve your organization and community. 

Sponsorship Opportunities

The Utility Management Conference offers a variety of sponsorship opportunities to enhance your company's impact and visibility throughout the conference.

Co-hosted by AWWA and WEF, The Utility Management Conference has been established as one of the leading, more informative, and most prestigious management conferences available to the water and wastewater industry. Over 800 attendees share experiences and learn from others in similar situations, as sessions respond to the most pressing utility management issues of the day.

For even greater visibility at UMC, review the sample sponsorship opportunities listed below. Being a conference sponsor is a great way to leverage your presence at the conference, increase your brand awareness, and put your organization’s name in front of all Utility Management Conference attendees.

Connect your company to a qualified and high-profile audience entirely interested in the management of today's water and wastewater utilities - join us! 




For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact the Water Environment Federation.