WEFTEC is the largest conference of its kind in North America and offers water quality professionals from around the world with the best water quality education and training available today.

This year the Dutch water sector is well-represented during the event with 14 organisations presenting their latest, state-of-the-art expertise and technology solutions. If you are attending WEFTEC 2023, you are most welcome at the Netherlands Pavilion!

Delegates of WEFTEC 2022 at the Netherlands Lounge.
Netherlands Lounge at WEFTEC 2022
Delegates of WEFTEC 2022 at the Netherlands Lounge.
Netherlands Lounge at WEFTEC 2022

Netherlands Pavilion

Looking for state-of-the-art water technology solutions? Interested to learn more about Dutch water expertise? Visit the Netherlands Pavilion, booth #8527 at the WEFTEC exhibition floor from 2-4 October 2023, in Chicago, USA. There will be innovative and inspiring water technology solutions on display. Connect with the exhibitors and experience first hand the knowledge, professionalism and expertise of the Dutch water sector.

The Netherlands Pavilion is organised by the Netherlands Water Partnership and Water Alliance, in close collaboration with the Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the USA and the Dutch Consulate General in Chicago. It is supported by the WTEX10 Programme, which is an initiative of the Dutch Government, the Ministry of Economic Affairs and Climate Change, the Ministry of Infrastructure and Water Management, and Top Sector Water & Maritime in cooperation with Water Alliance and NWP. 

Delegates of WEFTEC 2022 at a session with Dutch water sector organisations.
Delegates of WEFTEC 2022 at a session with Dutch water sector organisations.
Delegates of WEFTEC 2022 at a session with Dutch water sector organisations.
Delegates of WEFTEC 2022 at a session with Dutch water sector organisations.

Create Connections – Transform Tomorrow

Be sure to get some interesting insights on Dutch water expertise during the networking and matchmaking events taking place at WEFTEC 2023. Here are the programme highlights:

  • Monday 2 October | 4 - 5 PM | Networking reception | Netherlands Lounge, booth #8527

The Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in the USA and the Consulate General of the Kingdom of the Netherlands in Chicago are pleased to invite you to the networking reception at the Netherlands Pavilion at WEFTEC 2023, booth 8527. The event is aimed at connecting the Dutch water sector present at WEFTEC to international partners, collaborators, innovators, and potential (launching) customers. The networking reception is open to all WEFTEC attendees who wish to attend, no RSVP needed.

  • Tuesday 3 October | Dutch innovations for European & US Challenges | 10 - 11 AM | Global Center, booth #605 

Tuesday 3 October is your chance to discover all about Dutch innovations and how the Dutch can help you, be it on global or US-related water challenges. As the Netherlands is renowned for their water inventiveness, this session provides a unique first-hand experience to pressing issues and their solutions.


Acquaint has developed an inline inspection technology for pressurised water and wastewater pipelines using ultrasound technology with limited to no service interruption. Acquaints pigging-tool the ACQUARIUS delivers accurate XYZ mapping and detects many failure mechanisms in a broad range of pipeline materials and diameters.

Aquatech Global
Aquatech is the world’s leading platform on technology and solutions to drive a sustainable water future. A global online community with news, views and analysis for professionals in water technology and water management including trade shows in Amsterdam, China and Mexico.

Berghof Membranes 
Berghof Membranes is the leading manufacturer of tubular membranes for the filtration and separation of industrial process streams and wastewater. With 50 years of experience and over 2,000 installed systems across the globe. Berghof Membranes prides itself on the robustness, flexibility, energy-efficiency and superior quality of its external filtration membranes and solutions.

LG Sonic
LG Sonic leads the way in producing cutting-edge technologies to monitor and control algae blooms sustainably and effectively. Dedicated to restoring aquatic ecosystems without the use of chemicals or pollutants, we operate in the United States and in over 55 countries worldwide.

Membrane Systems Europe B.V. (MSE)
MSE is specialised in the production and installation of covering systems for the international biogas market. The stakeholders of MSE have a combined experience over 100 years in the biogas market with installations worldwide.

Nedap Light Controls
Nedap empowers business globally to create highly efficient UV systems at the lowest total costs of ownership. Optimise operation and increase your sustainability with Nedap’s smart driver technology.

The Netherlands Water Partnership (NWP)
NWP is an independent, non-governmental foundation, established in 1999 in response to calls for more cooperation and a strong voice for the Dutch water sector in the international market. NWP implements programmes that promote cross-sector collaboration and innovation, increase the international visibility of the Dutch water sector, and join forces to positively influence policy and contribute to achieving the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Paques Environmental Technologies
A world leader in biological wastewater and gas treatment, Paques has over 40 years of experience in providing solutions for treatment of industrial as well as municipal effluent. We are well known for our BIOPAQ® anaerobic reactors such as the high-rate IC and ICX reactor as well as the AFR, CBD and UASB reactors.

PB International
Your one-stop-shop when it comes to hollow fiber ultrafiltration modules and plug-and-play systems. For small to medium sized UF solutions, PB offers a wide range of standardizes elements but also offer customisation, retrofit, and OEM production. Products can be used for bacteria and particle removal in luxury residential, restaurants, hotels, hospitals and any other situation where clean and safe water is requested.

RanMarine Technology
RanMarine Technology designs and manufactures autonomous surface vessel solutions, exemplified by the WasteShark™. Our initiatives encompass debris, plastic, biomass, and pollutant collection from water bodies, alongside water-quality data acquisition in diverse environments such as harbours, marinas, and lakes, all aimed at safeguarding aquatic ecosystems.

Samotics is a leading provider of real-time actionable insights to optimise performance and energy efficiency of AC motors and rotating equipment. An expert team of data scientists, software developers and technical specialists has developed an AI-driven platform that supports global industrial companies in reducing energy waste and unplanned downtime. Our customer base includes sector leading players such as Anglian Water, Yorkshire Water, Thames Water, Northumbrian Water, South East Water, Vitens and Pidpa.

Uvox Redox
The patented UVOX Redox® advanced UV-Oxidation process contributes to sustainable water management in many industries by keeping natural water resources in its most natural form, re-using water and giving water back to nature.

Water Alliance
The Water Alliance is a unique partnership of public and private companies, government agencies and knowledge institutes involved in water technology in the Netherlands. The Water Alliance focuses on innovative and sustainable water technology that can be used worldwide. It brings together a complete chain of innovation for water technology, from knowledge to business, launching customers to international applications with commercial companies.

Wavin is a leading supplier and manufacturer of smart water management solutions, water reuse systems, plastic pipes and fittings for plumbing, waste and sewer systems, roof drainage, stormwater management, and underfloor heating. Backed by more than 60 years of product development experience, Wavin (pronounced “wahvin”) advances life around the world by building healthy, resilient environments for people everywhere.