About


Founded in 1928, the Water Environment Federation is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization with members from varied disciplines who work toward the WEF vision of preservation and enhancement of the global water environment. The WEF network includes more than 100,000 water quality professionals from 76 Member Associations in 30 countries.

WEF and Its Members:

  • research and publish the latest information on wastewater treatment and water quality protection
  • provide technical expertise and training on issues, including non-point source pollution, hazardous waste, residuals management, and groundwater
  • sponsor conferences and other special events around the world
  • review, testify, and comment on environmental regulations and legislation

Alabama’s Water Environment Association (AWEA) is a non-profit, educational, and technical organization that has been dedicated to preserving, protecting, and managing Alabama’s waters since 1977.

AWEA is a state-wide affiliate organization of the Water Environment Federation (WEF).