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, and health and wellness information, please visit our COVID-19 resources page.

Registration opens in June! 

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.


Sample 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: Cancellations must be received in writing and faxed, mailed, or emailed to AWWA. Phone cancellations are not accepted. All cancellations postmarked/fax-dated, email-dated by 8/12/22 will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. After August 12th, cancellations will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are welcome. Email requests for substitutions or cancellations to service@awwa.org or fax requests to 303.347.0804.

Future Years

Water Infrastructure 2023 - September 10-13, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Water Infrastructure 2024 - September 8-11, Phoenix, Arizona

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.

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 Exhibitor Prospectus 

2022 Exhibitor Prospectus coming soon!

 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! 






Book your room today!

Portland stands ready to welcome the 2022 Water Infrastructure Conference & Exposition in September! All conference events will take place at the Hilton Portland Downtown in Portland, Oregon.

Book your room today for the group rate of $208/night+taxes (including resort fee). This room block will close on August 5, or when sold out, whichever comes first.

Hotel Information

Hilton Portland Downtown 921 SW Sixth Avenue Portland, Oregon, 97204, USA

The Hilton Portland Downtown is located one block from Pioneer Place Square in the heart of Portland's city center financial and entertainment districts. Visit travelportland.com to learn about all the exciting things to do & see in this vibrant northwest city!


Alert: AWWA is aware of multiple organizations contacting attendees to solicit hotel rooms. For your protection, reserve hotel accommodations using only the link provided by AWWA. 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 Connections Housing/Par Avion - the official AWWA Housing Bureaus, please email awwaconferences@awwa.org.

The Call for Abstracts for WIC22 is now closed. The 2022 speaker portal will be released soon! For questions or issues concerning WIC22, please contact Education Services.




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