Water Week Events

WWEMA 49th Washington Forum

April 26-28, 2023  |  WASHINGTON, DC

You are invited to join us this year for WWEMA’s 49th Washington Forum which will be held April 26-28, 2023 in conjunction with Water Week 2023 in Washington, DC. This year’s theme is Moving Water and Business Forward – Diverse Approaches, Inclusive Solutions. This is WWEMA’s annual legislative, regulatory, and policy meeting that directly connects our members, attendees, and invited guests to leaders in the water industry and government including Congress, the Department of Commerce, and EPA.


PFAS Communications Workshop

APRIL 27, 2023 | 9:00 – 11:30 AM | WASHINGTON, DC

Join us for a free workshop to learn about The Water Research Foundation’s newly published resource, PFAS One Water Risk Communication Messaging for Water Sector Professionals, and share experiences with other water utility professionals about communicating information about PFAS in light of the rapidly changing regulatory landscape. This hands-on workshop will assist water utilities with PFAS communications related to current required UCMR5 sampling under the SDWA, EPA’s recently proposed MCLs for 6 PFAS compounds, communications related to the safe management of biosolids, and ways water customers can reduce PFAS exposure in their everyday lives. The workshop is intended for water utility staff, but is open to water sector consultants and association staff.


National Water Policy Fly-In Prep Webcast Recording

April 12, 2023 | 12:00 PM EST

This webcast will help participants prepare for Water Week 2023 events and include: an overview of the Fly-In and our request to Congress; instructions on setting up and having successful congressional meetings; and tips on social media and other ways to carry our message to a broader audience.


How Tax-Exempt Municipal Bonds Build Stronger Communities

Lunch Hosted by the Public Finance Network

April 25, 2023 | 11:30 am – 12:30 pm EST

Please join the Public Finance Network (PFN) on Tuesday, April 25 for a congressional staff lunch briefing on how tax-exempt municipal bonds build stronger communities across the country, all while saving taxpayer dollars. Guest speakers will include representatives from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA), and more!


National Water Policy Fly-In

April 25-26, 2023 | Washington, DC

This two-day event will begin on Tuesday afternoon, April 25 where attendees will gather to network and hear from key senior EPA and other government officials. The agenda will continue Wednesday morning, April 26 where prominent Members of Congress will deliver remarks. Wednesday afternoon will be reserved for attendees to meet with legislators on Capitol Hill – which is once again fully open to the public. Finally, attendees will round out the week with friends and colleagues at the 2023 Water Week Reception.