Engineers' Society of Western Pennsylvania


337 Fourth Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Phone: (412) 261-0710 Email: Get Directions

About the IWC!

The International Water ConferenceĀ® (IWC) is a strong educational conference, founded with an emphasis on commercial free discussions on technology.

The IWC presents the latest in scientific advances and practical applications in this field, cutting across a wide range of industries, technologies and functional areas. As the preeminent international technical forum in the field, the IWC brings together end users, researchers, practicing engineers, managers, educators, suppliers and contractors. It is dedicated to advancing new developments in the treatment, use and reuse of water for industrial and other engineering purposes. Attendees come to learn unbiased details about the latest applications available in the industry, get educated on current technology and hold wide ranging discussions with their peers active in water treatment.




IWC Podcasts

Scaling UP! H2O, hosted by Trace Blackmore, is the groundbreaking podcast for professionals in the water industry! Tune in by searching for ā€œScaling UP! H2Oā€ on your favorite podcast player, click on the links below, or visit!

November 2023; we are scaling up our Reverse Osmosis knowledge with expert guest, Jane Kucera, the brilliant mind behind the book “Reverse Osmosis” and the Senior Technical Consultant-Industrial at NALCO Water. Hold onto your hats, folks, because this episode is the ultimate deep dive into the intricacies of RO!

May 2023; featuring Michael J. Soller, P.E., CPC, DBIA, Vice President of Business Development at Bowen Engineering and executive committee member of the International Water Conference (IWC). In this episode, Soller shares his expertise on how to publish a technical paper, providing listeners with a clear guide on how to create a compelling abstract.

February 2020;Ā featuring Jim Summerfield and Jay Harwood, volunteers with the IWC, answer all the questions you would want to know about the conference!



IWC Mentor Program

  • The IWC Mentor Program is a yearlong mentorship that takes place conference to
    conference (1 Year).
  • IWC Mentoring is a one-on-one match up that takes place via email and/or phone conversations.
  • We will check in once a month to ensure you have talked to your mentor/mentee.

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Future Dates

2025 – to be determined




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