• Merry Christmas from the Pangelina family!!

  • During the pre-conference tour at the Annual Conference these individuals posed for a picture in front of Marston Hall on the ISU campus.  Marston was the site of the first wastewater operator training in the nation in 1915.


Our Mission

The Iowa Water Environment Association, founded in 1927, exists today as an organization of professionals committed to the education and advancement of water quality and water pollution control techniques. The 600 plus members consist of educators, operators, engineers, regulators, municipal officials, manufacturers and equipment suppliers, contractors, and students.




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Jonathan Brown is retiring as the Manager of the City of Dubuque Water & Resource Recovery Center.  Jonathan has been an active member of IAWEA for decades and was instrumental in establishing...

The 2016 IAWEA Collection Systems Conference will be held March 2-4, 2016 at the Marshalltown Best Western Inn.  The only training held on March 2 is the PACP Recertification class.  The...

The 25th Annual IAWEA Biosolids Conference will be held on March 16, 2016 at the FFA Enrichment Center on the Ankeny DMACC campus.  Please join us as this great conference celebrates 25 years of...

On-line registration for 2016 IAWEA Iowa Only Membership is now available.  Iowa Only members receive discounts to all IAWEA sponsored training/conferences and most IAWEA Region meetings. ...

The IAWEA Executive Board is once again urging members to complete applications for the WEF Quarter Century Operator Club.  The Quarter Century Operator Club recognizes operators of wastewater...


2016 IAWEA Collection Systems/PACP Training Conference

Mar 2 2016 - 8:00am to Mar 4 2016 - 12:00pm

2016 IAWEA Biosolids Conference

Mar 16 2016 -
8:00am to 4:00pm

IAWEA Region 5 2016 Spring Meeting

Mar 30 2016 -
8:00am to 4:00pm

IAWEA Region 4 2016 Spring Meeting

Apr 1 2016 -
8:00am to 4:00pm

IAWEA Region 3 2016 Spring Meeting

Apr 6 2016 -
8:00am to 3:30pm

IAWEA Region 2 2016 Spring Meeting

Apr 7 2016 -
8:00am to 4:00pm

2016 IAWEA Annual Conference

Jun 8 2016 - 8:00am to Jun 9 2016 - 4:00pm

2016 IAWEA Operators Conference

Sep 7 2016 - 8:00am to Sep 8 2016 - 4:00pm

About WEF

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is a not-for-profit technical and educational organization of 34,000 individual members and 75 affiliated Member Associations representing water quality professionals around the world. Since 1928, WEF and its members have protected public health and the environment. As a global water sector leader, our mission is to connect water professionals; enrich the expertise of water professionals; increase the awareness of the impact and value of water; and provide a platform for water sector innovation. To learn more, visit www.wef.org.