WEFTEC, the Water Environment Federation’s annual technical exhibition and conference, offers water quality professionals water quality education and training as well as access to the reportedly the world's largest annual water quality exhibition. Water and wastewater professionals attend WEFTEC to learn, network, find out about new products and services, and earn continuing education credit and PDH hours. Technical sessions and workshops address topics include collection systems; resource recovery; plant operations, treatment and management; regulations and research; and water reuse and recycling. WEFTEC 2014 will take place from September 27-October 1 at the New Orleans Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.         

Opening general session speaker Luke Williams will kick off the meeting with his keynote address on “Embracing Change in a Disruptive Age.” Scheduled for Monday, September 29, the presentation will look at disruptive innovation, entrepreneurship and cultural change, and how attendees can put those concepts to work in their environment. The technical program  includes presentations by more than 900 speakers. The program is put together by more than 230 topical experts in the program committee. Sessions are made up of presentations by individuals or panels, and all sessions have opportunities for questions  and discussions. For 2014, WEF has updated the WEFTEC mobile app with full detail and in-depth information about the technical presentations.

To use the app, visit Apple App Store or Android Market on your mobile device and search for WEFTEC 2014. Among the technical highlights are “Back to Basics: Wastewater Treatment Fundamentals for Petroleum Refineries and Petrochemical Plants,” “Water in the Textile Industry: Market Dynamics, Case Studies, and Technology Innovation Opportunities," “Industrial Brine Concentration Using Forward Osmosis,” “Industrial Wastewater Reuse Reduces Costs and Provides Sustainable Operating Approach,” “Design and Troubleshooting of High Strength Industrial Wastewater Treatment Systems,” “Case Study of a Full-Scale Industrial Wastewater Treatment System for a Major Beverage Producer in Florida,” and “Unique Challenges and Solutions in Solving Regulatory and Operational Issues Through Industrial Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades.”            

WEFTEC 2014 also offers 31 workshops that provide attendees the opportunity to learn about a specific topic in an in-depth, hands-on format. Topics for 2014 include carbon removal and recovery, collection systems basics, food and beverage industry reuse, green infrastructure, upstream oil and gas water reuse and water quality trading. Continuing education credits are available.    In the exhibit hall, 290,000 ft2 of space has been booked by more than 700 exhibiting companies for WEFTEC 2014.A        

For more information or to register online, visit www.weftec.com/howtoregister.


Source for Your Ammonia Measurements

ATI designs and manufactures analytical instruments for Toxic Gas Detection and Water Quality Monitoring.  Our in-house expertise in the development of electrochemical and optical sensor technology ensures that our customers receive both market leading technology and the application support to ensure success.

Booth 7729

Analytical Technology Inc 6
Iron Bridge Drive Collegeville, PA 19426


Biodegradable Descaler for Cooling Equipment

For more than 70 years, RYDLYME biodegradable descaler has been used to safely and efficiently dissolve tough mineral deposits, such as water scale, lime and rust. It is 100% biodegradable WITHOUT neutralization and is the only descaler that is safe enough to hold in your hand! Use it safely on chillers, condensers, cooling towers and more!

Booth 2363

Apex Engineering Products Corp.


Electronics Cooling and Signaling Solutions

Pfannenberg manufactures a complete range of cooling products and signaling solutions to serve the needs of the water/wastewater Industry. Specifically, H2S/corrosion resistant stainless steel AC units, air/water heat exchangers that cool with existing water and our modern Patrol/PYRA signaling devices for industrial process, security, warning and hazardous areas.

Booth 7938

Pfannenberg Inc.


H2F Vortisand

Cross-flow microsand submicron filtration for applications over 300 gpm 5X faster (20gpm/ft2), 50x finer filtration (submicron) and 5X smaller footprint when compared to other media filters. The H2F Vortisand is perfectly suited for process waters such as pre-treatment of RO membranes, water polishing after a clarifier, wastewater treatment, water recovery, rain harvesting, irrigation and others. Stackable and compact, H2F Vortisand can be configured for flowrates from 300 to 15,000 gpm and above!

Booth 7840

Sonitec-Vortisand Inc.


VAF Custom  Filtration Skids

VAF Filtration Systems offers custom skid mounted “plug and play” systems that include fully integrated pump, separators, filters, controls and valves for ease of installation. VAF can manufacture filtration systems to fit any specific application with varying technologies and materials available.    

Booth 2557

Valve & Filter (VAF)


Filtration for Water Reuse

Orival Inc. is committed to advancing the reuse of industrial, municipal and agricultural waters by providing the specially designed ORG series of automatic self-cleaning filters. The filters use as little as 2 gallons of water per cleaning cycle with models available from 10 to 1320 gpm per filter body. Filtration degrees are available from 3000 microns down to 10 microns.

Booth 3152

 Orival Inc.