Become a NEWEA Member

You understand the importance of bringing people together to engage with new ideas and perspectives. And you want to explore the pressing, complicated, and challenging issues of our environment in a constructive way.

That’s why you should join NEWEA.

Our Membership promises great opportunities for individual and professional involvement in a versatile and active environmental association that you deserve. NEWEA, along with the Water Environment Association (WEF), offer a wide range of resources for individuals to contribute in thoughtful and proactive way to the water environment profession.

NEWEA and WEF membership categories provide for tailored memberships to meet your specific needs. All members are considered Professional Members with options and features offered that are best suited to your particular situation and interests.

Learn more about each of the NEWEA membership categories. If you are ready to join, download the Membership Application or join online.  Students: Check out the “Student Special – 3 for 1” download.

We welcome you to NEWEA and look forward to your support and involvement.

Membership Benefits

  • Education & Training: Two major technical conferences as well as several specialty seminars and workshops are offered yearly. As a member, you receive discounted registration rates to all educational offerings. You may also enhance your participation in these events by joining a planning committee, displaying an exhibit booth, or presenting on a technical topic. Earn Credit for Professional Development Hours (PDHs) and Operator Training Contact Hours (TCHs).
  • Networking: Through specialty conferences, board meetings, and certification trainings, water quality professionals can connect locally, regionally and nationally.
  • Build Leadership Skills: Though activitity in NEWEA’s Technical and Management Committees. Committee members derive tremendous personal and professional benefits by interacting with their peers and by contributing to the overall activities of the Association.
  • Publications – NEWEA Journal & Waterlink: The NEWEA Journal prints quarterly and is the technical publication for wastewater professionals. You will find all the latest news on the wastewater industry as well as technical articles and proceedings from past seminars and conferences. Waterlink is an electronic newsletter filled with news, events and information about the Association and its members.
  • Opportunities for professional growth: Through the Voluntary Certification Program for wastewater professionals to receive certification in Collection Systems or Laboratory Analyst; Community outreach; Speak out to government policy makers or Make a difference with the Water for People Committee.
  • Discounts on publications: Such as WEF Manuals of Practice, Standard Methods and other training materials, periodicals and technical publications.
  • Opportunities for recognition (Awards Program): Professional accomplishments are recognized annually for outstanding personal efforts, achievements, and technical advances.
  • National Benefits: By joining NEWEA, you also automatically become a member of our parent organization, the Water Environment Federation (WEF), an international environmental organization located in Alexandria, Virginia. Receive discounted rates to attend WEF conferences, seminar and purchase publications. Members also receive the monthly publications, WEF Highlights and Water Environment & Technology.

NEWEA is a member association of the Water Environment Federation (WEF).