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The Federal Water Quality Association

... is a member association of the Water Environment Federation (WEF). Founded in 1928, WEF 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 water quality professionals from 79 Member Associations in more than 30 countries.

FWQA is committed to advancing science and education, disseminating technical information, increasing public understanding, and promoting the creation of sound public policy about the nation's water quality issues. FWQA members worldwide include government executives, engineering professionals, consultants, members of the academic community, and others.    


Our theme for this year is "Providing Access to Safe, Clean Water During Challenging Times" We plan to have a great mix of local, national, and international topics during our program this year, so please plan on joining us at our events!

  • Read our latest newsletter (Vol. 45, No. 2)  In this issue: Future Water Resource Professionals Awards; President's Corner; Thank You to Our Sponsors and Scholarship Awardees; Recognizing Young Scientists at Science Fairs; Addressing the Changing Landscape in the Legislative and Executive Branches; Reflections on the EPA Women Water Resource Leaders; 50th Anniversary, and the EPA Alumni Association; Women in the Water Industry Focus on Experiences, Equality, and Career Whos, Whats, and Whys; Retrospective Look on EPA's 50 Years (Part 2); National Capital Environmental Scholarship Fund Pledge Card; and FWQA 2021-2022 Election