Leading the Water Resource Recovery Revolution

Sept. 17, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – The Opening General Session of WEFTEC—the Water Environment Federation (WEF)’s 88th annual technical exhibition and conference—sets the tone for the Water Quality Event that draws thousands of water professionals and companies from around the world each year. The 2015 plenary promises to unite, uplift, and inspire attendees with motivational programming built around the theme of “Leading the Water Resource Recovery Revolution.”

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The WEFTEC 2015 Opening General Session will highlight the water sector’s efforts to transform treatment to full resource recovery.

In dealing with today’s critical water challenges, the water sector is on the leading edge of a major evolutionary leap in water management and environmental protection. Accelerated innovation, increased cross-sector collaboration, and the transformation of treatment to resource recovery that captures valuable, renewable products, have all contributed to a revolutionary paradigm for water. Together, the water sector is leading a water resource recovery revolution!


WEF President Ed McCormick will help set the stage for the keynote presentation by sharing insights into the importance of adopting resource recovery and WEF’s leadership in this sector-wide effort.

Keynote Presenter Rob Stewart, an award-winning photographer, conservationist, author, biologist, and director of the documentary, Revolution, will discuss his inspiring efforts to raise awareness about the greatest evolutionary journey in human history and the life-saving revolution that’s now underway.


Monday, September 28, 2015
8:15 am – 9:30 a.m. – NEW START  TIME!


WEFTEC 2015, McCormick Place
Room S100, Grand Ballroom
2301 S Martin Luther King Dr., Chicago, IL 60616
**LIVESTREAM available at www.weftec.org**

Related technical programming includes a special session, “How is the Water Energy Nexus Being Addressed in the U.S. and Beyond?” onTues., Sept. 29 in the WEFTEC Global Center and complete educational tracks for: energy production, conservation, and management; oil and gas; innovation; utility management; nutrient management; water reclamation and reuse; water resource recovery facility design; and water supply and management. Click here for details.

No matter where you live or what part of the water sector you represent, water unites us all. Register today and be a part of One World. One Water. One Event.

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