Our Subscribers

Our subscribers are committed to advancing the science of water—pooling their resources to fund critical scientific research.


Our subscribers include more than 1,000 water utilities across the globe, including the United States, Canada, Europe, Australia, and more.


Close to 100 consultant subscribers are leading the way by providing cutting-edge solutions to new problems across the water sector.


Our manufacturer subscribers play a key role in water quality by ensuring properly treated water and maintaining facility operations.

Subscriber Benefits

The Water Research Foundation is the nation’s largest and most well-respected research organization devoted to advancing the science of water. Subscribing organizations benefit in many ways from being partners with WRF.

Return on Investment

As a subscriber to The Water Research Foundation, your research investment is leveraged with the investments of approximately 1,200 utilities, consultants, and manufacturers to create the most comprehensive body of water research available—accessible at a fraction of the expense of self-directed research.

Guide the Research

Subscribers help drive our research agenda to ensure that their most critical needs and challenges are addressed, whether they are in drinking water, wastewater, stormwater, reuse, or all of the above.

Collaborate with Peers

WRF provides a collaborative forum for our subscribers to engage with peers throughout the water sector to develop solutions to their issues more quickly and efficiently.

Personalized Service

Our expert staff provides personalized service to our subscribers. With our finger on the pulse of the water research community, subscribers have timely insight into current and emerging issues of concern.

Regulation Based on Science

Managing an ever-growing array of compliance challenges requires guidance and collaboration. Our subscribers depend on WRF’s established relationships with federal and state agencies for support in meeting regulatory requirements and ensuring regulations are based on sound science.

Regional Liaisons

Regional Liaisons (RLs) serve as the primary contacts for subscribers, providing personalized service to ensure you get the answers you need, have access to WRF research and resources, and more.

The framework the Foundation’s research provided opened up new opportunities for energy costs savings. Savings on one project alone more than paid for our annual investment to the Foundation.

Laura Jacobsen, PE
Planning Manager
Las Vegas Valley Water District

What Are You Waiting For?

Make the investment for your organization and the water sector.