WEF Governance

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) is incorporated as a not-for-profit organization under the U. S. Internal Revenue Service Code, 501(c)3.  WEF is governed by a Board of Trustees having legal and fiduciary responsibility for the supervision, control and direction of WEF.  The WEF House of Delegates serves as the deliberative and representational body of WEF and as an advisory group to the Board of Trustees.  The Board of Trustees, House of Delegates, and WEF Committees are committed to advancing WEF’s mission to provide bold leadership, champion innovation, connect water professionals, and leverage knowledge to support clean and safe water worldwide.  Below are links to more specific information about WEF’s governance.

Constitution and Bylaws (PDF)

Strategic Direction



WEF Headquarters

With a staff of nearly 100, WEF is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia, just outside of Washington D.C.

To contact WEF, call toll-free at 1.800.666.0206 or 1.703.684.2400; email csc@wef.org; or write to:

Water Environment Federation
601 Wythe Street
Alexandria, VA
22314-1994 USA

WEF on the Web

WEF has a number of Web sites designed to provide its members and the public with the latest water quality news and information; program and educational resources; annual and spacial events; and networking opportunities: