The Illinois Wastewater Professionals Conference 2021 is a go! Due to uncertainty regarding public health, the conference will be held virtually from April 19-30, 2021. There will be morning and afternoon tracks each day, and all sessions will be recorded and available for viewing up to 60 days after the conclusion of the conference.

The Student Design Competition will be held on Friday, April 30, 2021, and the LIFT track will be on Thursday, April 29, 2021.

The keynote speaker will be Max Herzog  from the Cleveland Water Alliance (CWA). CWA is an innovation engine based in northeast Ohio that generates and monetizes solutions to the greatest challenges facing Lake Erie and its watersheds.

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) representative will be Aimee‘ R. Killeen. Aimee‘ is a member of the 2020-21 Board of Trustees for the WEF. Aimee' is currently a company leader for Providence Engineering and Environmental Group LLC in Baton Rouge, Louisiana.

IWPC is using the Whova platform for this virtual conference.

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  Conference Highlights

Networking Opportunities
Though we can't meet face to face, IWPC will still provide networking opportunities. Stay tuned for information on Trivia and Kahoot contests.

Scholarship Fundraiser
Look for our popular gift basket fundraiser in a virtual format.


Student Design Competition
The Student Design Competition (SDC) begins at IWPC. Student teams may compete on a chosen design problem or present problems on which they are currently working.

The winner of IWPC's competition will be invited to compete at WEFTEC 2021.

  Become a Member

Join the IWEA
The Illinois Water Environment Association is a community of dedicated professionals working to advance fundamental knowledge of our water environment. Its members are engineers, scientists, plant operators, and students. They work at wastewater treatment plants, engineering firms, and manufacturers of water treatment equipment manufacturers.

Join the IAWPCO
The Illinois Association of Water Pollution Control Operators is a professional wastewater operator's organization dedicated to the advancement of knowledge among its members concerning the field of wastewater treatment and promoting their standing to the public.  Our members come from all areas of the wastewater industry and include operators, educators, industry reps, engineers and management employees