Water Quality Technology



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.

Registration will open in July! 

The 2019 Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition will take place November 3-7, 2019, in Dallas, Texas. Registration will open in summer 2019.

Who attends WQTC?

Water Quality specialists
Lab personnel
Academics & Students
Water Utility Managers
Distributors & Manufacturers
Product representatives
Local & Federal Government
Treatment plant managers


Sample WQTC Registration Rates
Non member 
Non member 
Full-Conference Registration (Best Value!) 
Includes technical sessions, exposition; meals; does not include workshops
$665 $845  $845  $945
(includes Monday lunch and Monday reception)
$590  $590  $695
Tuesday-Only (includes Tuesday lunch) $360 $545  $545  $645
Wednesday-Only  $330 $515  $515  $615
Student (ID required - Same as Full-Conference) $35 $35  $35  $35
Speaker (40% discount off of the Full-Conference rate) $400 $400  $400  $400
Exhibits-Only $60 $90  $90  $90
Spouse/Guest Registration
(non-industry guest access to exhibit hall)
$35 $35  $35  $35
Pre-Conference Workshops Costs vary

Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be received in writing and faxed or mailed to AWWA. Phone cancellations are not accepted. All cancellations postmarked/fax-dated by early deadline will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee. Cancellations post-deadline will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are welcome, if pre-approved in writing.

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.

Photo and Information Release: By registering for this event, you agree to allow AWWA to use your photo in any AWWA-related publication or website. Registrants may receive show-related and promotional emails from exhibitors. AWWA uses a third party for this service, and at no time was your email disclosed to exhibitors. 

Thank you for joining us in Toronto! 

2018 Conference Proceedings

Conference proceedings will be available within the online program for 6 months after the conference. 


Congratulations to our 2018 Award Winners:

Golden Spigot Award: Kira Smith & Richard Giani 
Emerald Erlenmeyer Award: Michelle De Haan 

WQTC Student Paper Award: Husein Almuhtaram and Evelyne Dore

WQTC Poster Awards:
1st place – Life Cycle Environmental and Economic Assessment of Disinfection Byproduct Reduction Techniques in Small Drinking Water Systems
Weiwei Mo, Pablo Cornejo, Tyler Kane, James Malley 

2nd place –  Investigating Biological and Water Quality Impacts of Inline-POU Filters
Katherine Alfredo, Jie Lin

3rd place – Hydraulic Efficiency Analysis of Contact Basins Using Computational Fluid Dynamics 
Hallie Thornburrow, Jordan Wilson, Carrie Knatz

Visit the WQTC Exhibit Hall!

The WQTC exhibit hall showcases the latest in water quality technology and services with more than 60 targeted exhibitors and dedicated exhibit hall time. Attendees will enjoy extensive networking opportunities, poster sessions, attendee luncheons, refreshment breaks, and receptions—all taking place inside the exhibit hall!

2018 Exhibitor List & Floor Plan

2017 Exhibit Hall Education Sessions

Interested in exhibiting or sponsoring at WQTC? Booths sales for WQTC 2018 have already begun! See Exhibitor Tab for details.
Attendees earn CEUs by attending 'Lunch N Learn' and 'Coffee & Credit Breaks'
These Exhibit Hall Education Sessions encourage attendees to visit participating exhibitors in a coordinated program to learn and earn CEUs/PDHs. Attendees will gather at participating booths at designated times for the sessions, and exhibitor representatives will each have 15 minutes to give their presentation. Exhibitors - watch your emails for instructions on how to get your chance to participate! 


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 industry of water quality. 2019 Booths sales have begun - join us in Dallas! 


Exhibit Booth Application
Floor Plan & Current Exhibitor List
Exhibitor & Sponsor Prospectus
Sponsorship Application


Already exhibiting? 

Visit the Exhibitorzone in August 2019 to access the exhibitor service manual and other resources to prepare for a successful exhibit experience. For all exhibit & sponsor inquiries please contact AWWA Exhibitor Services.

The Water Quality Technology Conference & Exposition is the premier event for water quality solutions in North America - be there! 






The 2019 Call For Abstracts is now closed. Speakers will be notified and the technical program will be released in Summer 2019.

Call For Abstracts Flyer

If you have any questions or concerns, please email Education Services or call 800.926.7337.
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For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact the Conference and Education Group.