Membership Benefits

Involvement in CWEA's Committees which include:
  • Biosolids and Residuals Management: This is an area which is very much in the news today. Committee members arrange seminars and symposia.
  • Government Affairs: Most recently, this committee set up the Chesapeake Bay Program Ad Hoc Committee. This committee has been working with government entities; organizations whose sole focus is the Bay; and industry and agriculture interests whose activities impact the Bay.
  • Public Education: This committee has been very active in WEF's Adopt-a-School program. In 1994-1995, the committee reached 768 students in area middle schools and educated them about water quality and the role they can play in preserving their environment.
  • Student Activities: Get involved with local university students and help them as they move towards a career in water quality. This committee arranges career days, outings and a student paper competition.
  • Other committees include Industrial Programs, Awards, By-laws, Membership, and Safety.
Publications and Periodicals:
  • The Ecoletter is the Association's quarterly publication which contains information that pertains to all CWEA members. It features a wide spectrum of articles covering conferences, regulations, treatment projects and management to name a few.
    The following periodicals are available to WEF/CWEA members:
  • Water Environment & Technology
  • Water Environment Research
  • Operations Forum
  • Water Environment Laboratory
  • Solutions
  • Industrial Wastewater
  • Water Environment Regulation
  • Watch
  • WEF Highlights
  • Biosolids Technical Bulletin
Awards and Professional Recognition which include the:
  • Leonard Glass Memorial Award
  • Safety Awards
  • Plant O&M Awards
  • Research Awards
  • Student Awards
Participation in the annual conference which includes:
  • Presenting papers and attending technical sessions, including updates on federal and state regulations.
  • Meeting with vendors who exhibit their products and display their services.
  • Networking and discussing issues of common interest with other members.