The Wisconsin Wastewater Operators Association is comprised of wastewater treatment professionals who serve municipalities and industries throughout the State. Membership includes treatment plant operators, engineers, consultants, plant managers, equipment manufacturers, regulatory agencies, educators and students involved in the wastewater treatment industry. Their programs and seminars target wastewater treatment facilities in every region of the State.

The WWOA holds an annual conference in October to provide training and exposure to new regulation, operational concepts and an assistance in understanding many technical subjects. It also provides an opportunity for wastewater treatment professionals to gather and exchange ideas on problem solving techniques. outstanding contributions to the industry.

The WWOA conducts workshops alone and in conjunction with other organizations. The WWOA co-sponsors or participates in the Annual Government Affairs Seminar, Collection System Seminar and the Spring Biosolids Symposium. Other seminars are developed as needed to enhance the practical knowledge of the wastewater profession.

The WWOA has six regional associations affiliated with its statewide organization. The regional associations function within the WWOA framework yet are encouraged to develop programs and training geared to meet the needs of their specific regions. Each region has its own officers who work with the State Board of Directors to provide high quality regional meetings and a successful annual conference. Membership in the WWOA gives individuals an opportunity to work with professionals in their geographic area through the quarterly meetings conducted by each region.


WEP research focuses on creating new sensors and devices, novel materials, innovative systems, and water policies that will help change the way the world manages its acutely stressed water resources.The Water Equipment and Policy I/UCRC (WEP) is headquartered in Southeastern Wisconsin, which is home to more than 150 companies serving the water industry that have collaborated in establishing the region as the Western Hemisphere’s leading water technology cluster.


To provide a Water Environment Federation (WEF) organization (Illinois, Minnesota, Wisconsin) offering multiple opportunities for the exchange of water quality knowledge and experiences among its members and the public and to foster a greater awareness of water quality achievements and challenges.

The Water Environment Federation is a not-for-profit association that provides technical education and training for thousands of water quality professionals who clean water and return it safely to the environment. WEF members have proudly protected public health, served their local communities, and supported clean water worldwide since 1928.

Headquartered in the Global Water Center in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, next to the world’s largest freshwater system, The Water Council is a non-profit organization that drives economic, technology and talent development to support the global water industry. As the leading U.S. cluster, and one of the most powerful water technology hubs in the world, we convene global water leaders and support more than 190 members from small and mid-sized businesses and large global corporations to engineers, entrepreneurs, utilities, government agencies, education programs and non-profits, with valuable services, programming and networking opportunities. Established as a 501(c)(3) in 2009, the driving force behind our success is the vibrant spirit of collaboration between public, private and academic sectors with a strong, shared commitment to finding innovative solutions to critical global water challenges.