American Water announced that two of its water experts will be presenting at the American Water Works Assn. (AWWA) Distribution Systems Symposium & Exposition held Sept. 9 to 12 in St. Louis.
American Water will have a strong presence at the conference with Dr. Jian Yang, environmental engineer, delivering two research projects on pressure management and risk modeling of microbial control strategies for main breaks and depressurization.
Also during the conference, David Hughes, water research manager, will give two presentations on automated meter reading innovation and reducing non-revenue water.
The AWWA Distribution Systems Symposium & Exposition is geared toward distribution, engineering and operations professionals. Among the topics covered will be asset management, automation and computer control capital projects, corrosion control, construction, cross connection and backflow prevention, distribution system O & M, distribution system water quality, system modeling and simulation applications, energy management, infrastructure renewal, instrumentation and control, metering, pipeline and pump station design, regulatory trends, safety, security, storage tank design, operation and maintenance, water loss control and water main rehabilitation.