Waterborne Pathogens

The International Symposium on Waterborne Pathogens provides a comprehensive forum to exchange the latest information and cutting-edge ideas related to the critical public health issue of waterborne pathogens. The 2019 Symposium explored a holistic approach for addressing the challenges associated with pathogens in drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, reuse and premise plumbing systems. 

Thank you for attending!

Thank you to everyone who participated in a successful 2019 Symposium.

Who attends the Symposium?

Water Quality specialists
Lab personnel
Academics & Students
Water Utility Managers
Lab Personnel
Pubic Health Officials
Local & Federal Government



 Sample Registration Rates
Non member 
Non member 
Full-Conference Registration (Best Value!) 
Includes sessions, reception & lunch
$495 $695  $695  $795
(includes sessions & reception)
$550  $550  $750
Tuesday-Only (includes session & lunch) $360 $545  $545  $645
Student (ID required - Same as Full-Conference) $35 $50  $35  $50
Speaker (40% discount off of the Full-Conference rate) $355 $355  $355  $355

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.

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 sponsors. AWWA uses a third party for this service, and at no time was your email disclosed to sponsors.

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.

The 2019 Technical Program

On-Site Program Digital Version

Proceedings are available within the online program and will remain accessible for 6 months after the conference.

2019 Schedule at-a-glance

Monday, April 29
7:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. Registration Open
8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Opening Plenary Session
9:30 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Technical Sessions
12:30 - 2:00 p.m. Lunch (on your own)
5:30 - 6:30 p.m. Networking Reception
Tuesday, April 30  
 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Registration Open
 8:00 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. Technical Sessions
 noon - 1:00 p.m. Lunch (provided)


2019 Sponsors & Local Host


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