Oct 14, 2008

AWWA Webcast to Discuss “Green” Practices in Water Industry

“Environmental Values in the Water Industry” webcast will take place Nov. 5

Water and wastewater professionals will learn how to adopt cost-saving, energy-efficient practices within their facilities at the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) “Environmental Values in the Water Industry” webcast, taking place at 1 p.m. ET on Nov. 5.

Awareness of the environmental challenges facing the world has grown and water industry professionals understand the important role they have in encouraging “green” practices. The webcast will cover how utilities can lower their operating budgets and help the environment by incorporating energy-efficient methods.

Experts in the water industry will provide in-depth detail as to how they are utilizing green practices, such as delivering water via wind power and assessing their potential carbon footprint.

Presenters include:
&#149 Rob Taylor, energy manager, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission;
&#149 Teresa Daniell, interim general manager, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission;
&#149 Justin Strutt, a technical director with Black & Veatch Corp.; and
&#149 Bart Miller, water program director, Western Resources Advocates.

For more information on the webcast and registration details, go to www.awwa.org/education/webcasts.