Become a MWEA Member

Becoming a member of MWEA means you are joining a community of more than 2,000 clean water professionals in the state of Michigan.  Receive updates on legislation and advocacy related to water and infrastructure, attend events and trainings to stay up-to-date on new innovation and technology, and gain a large network of peers you can reach out to for troubleshooting and advice.  See below for all the benefits of becoming an MWEA member at only $80/year.

 Become a WEF/MWEA Member

NEW in 2020: Michigan now participates in the WEF Utility Partnership Program.  View the UPP Fact Sheet here.  To enroll or contact WEF for more information, visit the UPP page on the WEF website.

Are you a Water Industry Professional in Michigan?

Join MWEA as an Affiliate Member - 2022 Annual Dues: $80

  • This is an individual membership in MWEA (at this time, organizational/group membership are not available through MWEA)
  • Members receive discounted registration fees at MWEA seminars, conferences and trainings.
  • Periodicals include: MWEA Matters (quarterly magazine)
  • Affiliate members may vote but not hold office.
  • Note: It does NOT include WEF membership or WEF publications. (See the WEF Membership page for more information)

Who are members of MWEA?

Our 2,000+ members work in the public and private sectors all across Michigan and include:
  • Facility Operators
  • Superintendents
  • Engineers
  • Consultants
  • Lab Technicians
  • Utility Managers
  • City Officials
  • Researchers
  • Government Policy and Regulatory Staff
  • Manufacturer and Supplier Reps
  • Students
  • And more...

Benefits of an MWEA Membership

High Quality Training

An MWEA membership provides you with high quality, discounted training and information for re-certification and promotional opportunities provided through industry-specific workshops and seminars. We recruit the most esteemed speakers and instructors and offer assistance in tracking of continuing education credits for re-certification.

Current Wastewater Information & Updates

Receive updates on training and events and water news. Read interesting articles found in the MWEA Matters magazine, on this website, Twitter and Facebook pages.

Career Path Advancement & Leadership Opportunities

An MWEA membership will help strengthen your professional career with high quality training, professional programs and topic-specific committees that match your interests.


Meet and cultivate relationships with other water professionals. Members of MWEA include plant supervisors and operators, engineers, government officials, and others dedicated to Michigan's water quality. Visit the committees portion of the website to learn more about how to get involved.

Scholarships & Awards

College and high school scholarships are available for you or your family members. Stand out in your industry and be recognized with national and state-level awards.

 Become a MWEA Member


Are you a Student?

MWEA & MI-AWWA Joint Student Memberships are only $20.  For those enrolled at least 1/2 time in college or a university. Please send photocopy of student ID with application.

Periodicals included:
  • MWEA Matters
  • MI Water Network
  • Highlights
  • Water Environment & Technology
  • AWWA Publications
Download and print the MWEA / AWWA Joint Student Membership Application
(Includes membership in both MWEA and the Michigan Section of the American Water Works Association)