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The 2017 WEF Collection Systems (WEFCS) Conference will be held in Omaha on May 21-24, 2017. The conference is being hosted by the City of Omaha and the Nebraska Water Environment Association (NWEA).  WEFCS is held annually and includes a wide range of collection systems issues (trenchless new construction, odors, CSOs/SSOs, integrated planning, modeling, asset management, sewer assessment and rehabilitation, State-of-the-art technologies, regulatory updates, and more). 



Links to Current Information:

NWEA Social Event


Join us for a fun-filled evening celebrating the WEF CS Conference and NWEA on Sunday, May 21st from 6-10 PM at the Lauritzen Gardens.  More information about the event and activities can be found a the following link, including how to register to attend.


WEF Collection Systems Site:


Link to the Conference Registration


Link to the Technical Program:


Technical Program on the WEF CS Site (Clickable  Link)

Link to Opening Reception Information and Registration:



In addition to the conference, there will be two workshops on Sunday as noted below and also tours of Omaha’s collection system facilities and green infrastructure projects that are in construction or recently placed into operation.

Workshop A: Performance Management for Collection System O&M Programs

Workshop B: Managing Uncertainty: Program Management Concepts for Inflow/Infiltration Control Programs

Facility Tour A:  Pump Stations and CSO Treatment - Tuesday, May 23rd  

Facility Tour B: Stormwater and Green Infrastructure - Wednesday, May 24th



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