The premier conference for water quality professionals around the world!
This established and highly regarded conference provides a practical forum for a wide range of water technology professionals to exchange the latest research and information. For COVID-19 resources, and health and wellness information, please visit our COVID-19 resources page.
Conference Policies & Code of Conduct
WQTC 2024 - Exact Dates TBD, Schaumburg, Illinois (Northwest Chicago suburbs)
WQTC 2025 - Exact Dates and Location TBD
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.
WQTC features technical oral & poster sessions and a comprehensive exhibit hall dedicated to water quality professionals.
2022 Technical Program & Proceedings
2022 Onsite Digital Program
2022 Schedule at-a-Glance
WQTC Facility Tour offers an additional opportunity for in-depth, hands-on learning. Registration and fee is required, these items are not included in the Full Conference registration.
A tour of the Greater Cincinnati Water Works will include a history of the utility and 200 years of progress in both water distribution and treatment. The tour will take place in a 100-year-old pump station at the Richard Miller Treatment Plant containing four large triple-expansion steam engines and will include a visit to the pump floor where you will stand six feet beneath the floor of the Ohio River.
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 industry of water quality.
WQTC23 Floor Plan
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Exhibitor Service Center
The Call for Abstracts is now open. Call for Abstracts will be open until 4:00 p.m. (MDT) on Thursday, April 6, 2023. Any submissions provided after the call closes will not be accepted.
AWWA is solcitiong abstracts covering the following topics:
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PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM DISCLAIMER
While AWWA has taken care to ensure the qualifications of speakers, presenters, and moderators at this conference, the opinions, comments, and other views made by a participant in his/her presentation(s) are not necessarily those of AWWA nor its officers, directors, planning committee, or staff.
PHOTOGRAPHY & INFORMATION RELEASE
By registering for this event, conference participants agree to allow AWWA to use their likeness in any AWWA-related production or publication, including, but not limited to, emails, social media posts, printed materials, videos, and websites. Additionally, participants agree to receive show-related and promotional emails from conference hosts and exhibitors through a third-party distributor. At no time, however, will attendees' email addresses be sold or otherwise directly disclosed to exhibitors or conference vendors.
AWWA Member Code of Practice prohibits sexual harassment, and inappropriate sexual conduct at conferences, seminars and events. Sexual harassment includes unwelcome sexual advances, requests for sexual favors, and other verbal or physical conduct of a sexual nature, including jokes and innuendo. Any person who believes a violation of the Member Code of Practice or any other misconduct has occurred should report to the AWWA Director of Human Resources, Deputy Chief Executive Officer, or any Presidential Officer. AWWA prohibits retaliation against any AWWA staff, volunteer, member, conference participants, or other person for making a complaint under AWWA policy or for assisting in a complaint investigation.
SOCIAL MEDIA, CAMERA, & CELL PHONES
AWWA encourages the use of social media during our conferences and events. Filming or live streaming of any presentation, session or exhibit hall booth is prohibited without the permission of the presenter or exhibitor. Additionally, if you are unsure about whether it’s appropriate to post a picture or quote, please speak with the presenter or exhibitor to request their permission prior to posting. Violation may result in confiscation of the media and removal from the event. This policy is intended to protect the intellectual property and hard work of both our presenters and exhibitors. AWWA’s conference proceedings will contain all presentations and additional materials provided by the presenters who wish to have their information published. Attendees are asked to be respectful of their colleagues by turning off or silencing all mobile devices before entering meeting rooms.
For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact the Conference and Education Group.