Water Infrastructure


Learn about water infrastructure issues and discuss solutions to these challenges, including the latest cost-effective strategies to manage aging infrastructure, control water loss, protect critical infrastructure, and finance capital projects and operation and maintenance activities. For COVID-19 resources, current cancellation policy, health and wellness information, please visit our COVID-19 resources page.

Thank you!

And that's a wrap on WIC21 in Phoenix! 

Thank you to attendees, speakers, and sponsors who joined us for our return to in-person conferences, September 12-15, 2021 in Phoenix, Arizona. It was wonderful so see such strong attendance and experience the benefits of in-person learning. 

We look forward to seeing you September 11-14, 2022 in Portland, Oregon!

Who attends the Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition?

Utility Organizations

  • Managers: Process & Facilities
  • GM/Directors: Engineering, Planning & Construction, Capital Projects
  • Emergency Response, SCADA Systems Engineers
  • Collection, Distribution & Dual Distribution Systems Decision Makers
  • Security Specialists
  • Computer/Process Control Systems Professionals
  • Operators and Maintenance Personnel

Consulting Firms

  • Technical Practice Leaders
  • Project Managers and Engineers
  • Treatment Plant Operations Consultants
  • Pipeline Rehabilitation Consultants
  • Security, Emergency and Cybersecurity Advisors

If you require a registration form, please reach out to AWWA Customer Service at service@awwa.org.

Water Infrastructure Conference COVID-19 Procedures
AWWA is committed to protecting public health. Together with the Arizona Grand Resort & Spa and in consideration of guidance and information shared by the CDC, and local government requirements & guidance, we are planning for the following:
  • All conference participants are required to wear masks (regardless of vaccination status) while in WIC21 events, sessions, exhibit hall or meeting space. Show Management will have masks available as needed.
  • Physical distancing encouraged
  • Hand sanitizing stations
  • AWWA Show Management and Arizona Grand Resort & Spa Associates will continue to wear masks
  • When picking up your badge, you will be required to accept the Waiver review and release to obtain attendance

Register by September 10, 2021 for best rates!

Registration Rates Early Member Rate Early Nonmember Rate Late Member Rate Late Nonmember Rate
Full-Conference Registration (Best Value!) 
Includes sessions, exposition, receptions & meals; does not include workshops
$620 $820  $820  $920
(includes Monday lunch and Monday reception)
$375 $575  $575  $675
Tuesday/Wednesday-Only (includes Tuesday lunch) $375 $575  $575  $675
Student (ID required - Same as Full-Conference) $35 $35  $50  $50
Speaker (Discount off of the Full-Conference rate) $370 $575  $575  $675
Exhibits-Only (non-booth staff) $60 $90  $90  $90
Spouse/Guest Registration
(includes admittance to Monday evening reception)
$35 $35  $35  $35
Sunday Workshops (half day/full day) $125/$250 $225/$350 $225/$350 $325/$450

Cancellation Policy: For attendees canceling due to COVID-19, AWWA will apply 2021 paid registration fees to the following year's conference. A refund of dollars paid will be processed upon request. AWWA shall not be liable for any expenses incurred. Substitution registrations are welcome. To apply for the substitution registration or transfer or refund of fees, submit your cancelation request in writing to service@awwa.org

Future Years

Water Infrastructure 2022 - September 11-14, Portland, Oregon
Water Infrastructure 2023 - September 10-13, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

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

2021 Technical Program

The full program of technical sessions is now available to view online. Check out the outstanding content the planning committee has prepared! 


Conference Proceedings

Conference proceedings will be added within the online program approximately 6-8 weeks after the conclusion of the event.

Certificates of Completion

Use the conference Mobile App to obtain Certificates of Completion for sessions you attend. Follow the instructions here.

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

AWWA offers a wide variety of sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities to enhance your company's exposure and visibility throughout the conference.

Connect your company to a qualified and high-profile audience entirely interested in the infrastructure of today's water industry.

2021 Resources:

2021 Floor Plan & Current Exhibitor List
2021 Exhibitor Prospectus 

 For all exhibit & sponsor inquiries please contact AWWA Exhibitor Services.

The Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition is the premier event for infrastructure solutions in North America - be there! 






The Call for Abstracts is now open. Call for Abstracts will be open until 4:00 p.m. (MDT) on Thursday, January 6, 2022. Any submissions provided after the call closes will not be accepted.

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