Duke Energy Convention Center
525 Elm St.
Cincinnati, OH 45202
Online Registration Has Closed
Registration or substitutions are available onsite during conference registration hours. You may download the onsite form here to save yourself some time. Forms will only be accepted onsite and must be printed.
Hyatt Regency Cincinnati
151 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
1 minute walk from Duke Energy Convention Center
Group Rate: $185/night
Hilton Cincinnati Netherlands Plaza
35 West Fifth Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Group Rate: $179/night
3 minute walk from Duke Energy Convention Center
Booking Deadline: June 25, 2021
|Full Conference includes all meals, social events, and Meet & Greet|
|Member||$ 395.00||$ 445.00||$ 495.00|
|Nonmember||$ 520.00||$ 570.00||$ 620.00|
|Retired*||$ 270.00||$ 320.00||$ 370.00|
|Student**||$ 100.00||$ 150.00|
|Single Day Registration (Tuesday/Wednesday/Thursday) |
includes all meals and social events
|Member||$ 215.00||$ 275.00||$ 305.00|
|Nonmember||$ 275.00||$ 335.00||$ 365.00|
|Monday Facility Tour|
|Member||$ 50.00||Not Available|
|Tuesday Meet & Greet||$ 100.00|
|Wednesday Networking Event||$ 50.00|
|Guest Package^||$ 325.00|
*must not be currently employed and have retired membership status
**must have valid university ID, must not be a full-time permanent employee in the industry
^cannot be in the industry
Kickoff Breakfast & Keynote
American Water Warrior - Water & Wastewater Trivia
OWEA Awards Lunch
Exhibit Hall Mixer
Meet & Greet
Crystal Crucible Breakfast* Invitation Only
OAWWA Business Lunch & Awards
OWEA Business Meeting
Diversify Your Networking Event
5S Breakfast* Invitation Only
Past Chair/Awardee Breakfast* Invitation Only
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org if your question is not answered below.
We will be following all CDC and state guidelines regarding COVID-19 which may include masks, social distancing, and any other safety measures. Every registrant for this event must agree to follow these guidelines.
Online registration will be available until July 9th, 2021. After July 9th all registrations will need to be made onsite and will incur additional fees.
One Water is a joint effort between OWEA and OAWWA and replaces both organizations' seperate conferences.
We require a ticket for everyone--regardless of age--for all of our events. You can either purchase the Guest Package which includes all event tickets or you can purchase a singular event ticket a la cart. If your spouse/family/children/friend will not be attending One Water events then no further action is necessary.
You can earn up to 17.5 hours from a Full Conference registration.
Broken down by day:
Tuesday - 4.5 hours
Wednesday - 7 hours
Thursday - 6 hours
We encourage you to purchase additional event tickets ahead of time through your conference registration. If you need to add tickets after you have registered, but before July 9th, 2021, you can contact the office to add them for you. Tickets can also be purchased at the registration desk during the conference but could involve significant wait times.
No. Substitutions are welcomed without penalty. Written substitution must be submitted by the original registrant by July 9th, 2021 in order to be processed before the conference. Substitutions needed after July 9th must be done onsite. Partial substitutions are not allowed. Registrants must transfer their entire registration to a new person, not just a portion.
One Water can accept VISA, MasterCard, Discovercard, and American Express credit cards payments
One Water can accept company, personal and travelers checks payable in US dollars, to "One Water"
Cash is accepted onsite only
One Water's Attendee Refund Policy
Cancellations received July 9th, 2020 or later or no-shows will be billed in full and will not receive a refund.
Cancellations received between July 1 - July 8, 2021 will receive a 65% refund minus any credit card processing fees.
Cancellations received by June 30, 2021 will receive a full refund minus any credit card processing fees.
Registration will open at 9 AM Monday, 6:30 AM Tuesday, 7:00 AM Wednesday, and 7 AM Thursday.
Our headquarters hotel is the Hyatt Regency Cincinnati. You can book here to get the $185/night group rate.
Please view our Sponsorship Webpage
or call 614.488.5800.
Early bird pricing ends at midnight on May 19th, 2021. At 12:01 on May 20th, 2021 late pricing begins. There are no exceptions.
Golf will take place at Kenton County Golf Course.
Casual to business casual is acceptable. Please keep in mind that the temperature can fluctuate from room to room, so dressing in layers is a good option.
Casual attire is acceptable.
Business casual attire is acceptable. The event is not formal.
That is up to you! In general, business cards, pen, notepad, and a refillable water bottle are a great start.
To ensure proper credit is given to our operators and engineers alike, we require a unique email for any communication regarding your hours after the conference.
We strive to provide diverse food options at each meal and will have vegetarian options available.
Individuals must be completely retired to utilize this rate. This includes no part time work or paid consulting. You must also be a retired member of OWEA and/or OAWWA. If you are unsure if you qualify as a Retired Member, please call the office at 614-488-5800 and we will assist.
Our Call for Abstracts ended on January 31, 2021. Please keep an eye on your email in the fall of 2021 for the 2022 One Water Call for Abstracts.
The success of any conference is dependent on the volunteers who contribute their time and effort to help with various activities to support the conference committee and staff. Once again we ask for assistance from all interested in taking an our or so from your conference experience to be part of the group that makes it happen.
Note: All volunteers must also register for the conference.
OWEA and OAWWA selected Design Outreach to be our charitable partner for One Water 2021. Donations to Design Outreach by OWEA and OAWWA members and companies will go toward installing a LifePumpTM in Malawi - where rural communities often do not have a reliable source of clean water.
The One Water 2021 Goal is $15,000 which will fund the installation of a LifePump and LifePumpLink in Malawi.