“Every water utility and industry has its own needs and challenges, which can make it hard for water-tech companies to establish a broad customer base. Companies can overcome this hurdle if they talk to end users, learn their drivers and deadlines, and work collaboratively to meet their needs,” says Sally Gutierrez of the US Environmental Protection Agency.
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Collaboration between end users and tech developers to achieve successful piloting and adoption of advanced solutions in the water space is the focus of the upcoming World Water-Tech North America Summit, to be held in Toronto from November 12-14.
Municipal end users speaking at this year’s summit include:
- Biju George, Director, GREATER CINCINNATI WATER WORKS
- Steve Ritchie, Assistant General Manager for Water, SAN FRANCISCO PUBLIC UTILITIES COMMISSION
- William F Dunnill, General Manager, CONSOLIDATED UTILITY DISTRICT MURFREESBORO TENNESSEE
- Karen Pallansch, General Manager, ALEXANDRIA SANITATION AUTHORITY
- Cordell W. Samuels, Plant Superintendent, DUFFIN CREEK WPCP
Utilities will engage in discussion with engineering and technology leaders including Veolia, CH2M Hill, GE, Dow and Nalco on innovative procurement models for the water sector, and how stakeholders can cooperate to overcome current obstacles to adoption.
For more information please visit: www.worldwatertechnorthamerica.com