By becoming a member of the Hawai‘i Water Environment Assocation (HWEA), you will also automatically become a member of our parent organization, the Water Environment Federation (WEF), which is headquartered in Alexandria, Virginia.

Membership in HWEA and WEF offers you 20 to 40 percent discounts on more than 180 WEF manuals and books, some of which have become standard practice manuals.  You will also receive registration discounts to specialty conferences and workshops held throughout the year nationwide, as well as the annual HWEA Conference.  Membership also entitles you to receive the official WEF newsletter called WEF Highlights, which is published 10 times per year.  Other publications also available to members depending on their membership classification includes the Water Environment & Technology magazine, Water Environment Research magazine, or the WEF Industrial Wastewater magazine, and a host of other specialty newsletters.

WEF also has additional national programs and benefits you may participate in, some of which are indicated in the informational packet you will receive directly from WEF.


There are two ways to apply/renew for membership.  You may apply or renew directly online on the WEF site by clicking here.   Please note that you will need a credit card to process payment when applying online.  There is no longer any option to print a membership form for mailing to WEF.

For more membership information, you can contact the HWEA membership chair, any of the HWEA officers, or HWEA at the addresses shown below.

Nationally, you may contact the WEF Member/ Customer Services Center by phone at 1-800-666-0206 or 1-703-684-2452 Monday through Fridays from 8:30 am to 6:00 pm eastern standard time.  Or you can e-mail them at csc@wef.org, or you can click here.


There are two ways you can update your address.  The first way is to contact the HWEA membership chair.  The second way is to go to the Member Login webpage at www.wef.org   Your login is your email address.  The login webpage allows you to reset your password.   Instructions for logging in may also be found at this link:  http://www.wef.org/about/page.aspx?id=1082

Please note that your membership ID can be found on the following items:

  • Membership card
  • Magazine mailing labels
  • Highlights mailing labels
  • Membership renewal notices

If you still can't find your number, please e-mail the WEF Member/ Customer Service Center at csc@wef.org, or by clicking here, or call 1-800-666-0206 or +1-703-684-2452 and select menu option #1.

Click here to view the latest WEF/WERF Staff Directory.