Water Quality Technology


Water Quality Technology Conference

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.

Join us in 2024! 

Schaumburg, Illinois (near Chicago O'Hare Airport)
November 17-20, 2024
Renaissance Schaumburg Convention Center Hotel
Registration will open in June 2024.

Who attends WQTC?

Water Quality Specialists Treatment plant managers Local & Federal Government
Scientists Engineers Academics & Students
Lab personnel Researchers Water Utility Managers
Distributors & Manufacturers Consultants Regulators

2024 WQTC Registration Rates
Non member 
Late  Non member 
Full-Conference Registration (Best Value!) 
Includes technical sessions, exposition; meals; does not include workshops
$725 $925  $925  $1025
Monday-Only (includes Monday lunch & reception) $445 $645  $645  $745
Tuesday-Only (includes Tuesday lunch) $420 $620  $620  $720
Wednesday-Only  $375 $575  $575  $675
Exhibits Only $60 $90 $90 $90
Student (ID required - Same as Full-Conference) $50 $75  $50  $75
Speaker (40% discount off of the Full-Conference rate) $435 $635  $635  $735
Spouse/Guest Registration
(non-industry guest access to exhibit hall)
$50 $50  $50  $50
Pre-Conference Workshops & Tours - price varies, see registration        

Cancellation Policy: AWWA must receive cancellations in writing. Phone cancellations are not accepted.  All cancellations dated by deadline will receive a refund, minus a 25% administrative fee.  After deadline, cancellations will not be refunded; however, substitute registrants are welcome.  Email requests for substitutions or cancellations to service@awwa.org

Conference Policies & Code of Conduct

Future Years

WQTC 2024 - November 17-21, Schaumburg, Illinois (Northwest Chicago suburbs)
WQTC 2025 - November 8-12, Tacoma, Washington

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.

Technical Program

Program will be released in July 2024! 

WQTC features technical oral & poster sessions and a comprehensive exhibit hall dedicated to water quality professionals. The planning committee is compiling the 2024 program; in the meantime feel free to explore the sessions from 2023:

2023 Technical Program & Proceedings

2024 Schedule at-a-Glance

Pre-Conference Workshops & Tours 

Workshops and Facility Tours offer additional opportunities for in-depth, hands-on learning.

Pre-Conference Workshops will take place on Sunday, November 17, 2024. Separate registration and fee will apply - Details coming soon! 

Certificates of Completion

AWWA will provide Certificates of Completion for sessions & workshops. Use the conference Mobile App to track your session attendance by downloading “AWWA Events” from your app store, then entering posted Check-in & Check-out codes at the beginning and conclusion of each session.

Mobile App Tutorial Video

How to access Certificates of Completion

Important Note: All approvals are at the discretion of your licensing agency, and a Certificate of Completion does not guarantee that your agency will award you credit. It is the individual's responsibility to contact the licensing agency to confirm that the education program is acceptable for continuing education credit. Visit awwa.org/credits to learn more.

Please allow 30-60 days for certificate processing time. For login assistance, call 800.926.7337 or email service@awwa.org. For certificate discrepancies or continuing education questions, email EducationServices@awwa.org.

Sponsor & Exhibitor Opportunities

Connect your company to a qualified and high-profile audience entirely interested in developments in Water Quality Technology. We invite your company to build brand awareness, build relationships and generate leads.

WQTC24 Floor Plan

Reserve Your Booth Online

WQTC24 Exhibitor Hub

Exhibitor Listing

WQTC24 Exhibitor Instructions


For questions about reserving exhibit space, sponsorships, advertising, or membership please contact AWWA Sales.

Companies Starting with 0-9 and A-I

Donna Walstrom - Sales Manager

Companies Starting with J-Z

Eddie Quinn - Sales Manager

For general exhibitor questions, including logistics, rules and regulations, badge registration, facilities, scheduling, and special needs, contact AWWA Exhibit Services exhibitormail@awwa.org

Call For Abstracts is Now Closed.

Thank you to all who submitted - notifications will be sent in late June 2024.

Visit our Presenters webpage to see other events currently accepting submissions. 


The 2024 Water Quality Technology Conference will take place November 17-20, 2024 in Schaumburg, IL




For questions regarding registration, lodging or general conference questions, please contact the Conference and Education Group.