The committee shall develop, recommend, and conduct programs to promote general improvement in reducing air quality and odor emissions impacts related to water quality, biosolids handling, treatment and disposal, and wastewater treatment and collection. The volunteer members of the Committee:

  1. Develop workshops and moderate technical sessions each year at WEFTEC;
  2. Sponsor the biannual WEF/A&WMA Odors and Air Pollutants specialty conference;
  3. Author articles for WEF's technical journals;
  4. Provide comments to WEF Government Affairs on Federation Position Statements and U.S. government regulations and policies; and
  5. Assist the Technical Practice Committee in the development of books and Manuals of Practice.

Committee Membership Application



Vaughan Harshman, 2018 - 2020
Tel: 941-928-0453


Mark Perkins, 2018 - 2020
Tel:  817-719-0372

Staff Manager

Patrick Dube
Tel: 703-684-2418

Air Quality

While Air Quality is not necessarily more visible it is a very important aspect of a wastewater utility position in the community.  Protecting the water environment also includes protecting the land and air resources.

Air Quality Subcommittee

 Ray Porter