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Newsletter 11-6-23 Water's Infinite Recyclability, Watershed Warriors

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS: Congratulations to our new Ambassadors, and say “hello” to our newest members! Antony Seppi (Ohio), Anaston Porter (South Carolina), Paul Wilkie (South Carolina), Steven O'Shields (South Carolina), Sheri Gordon (Georgia), Jill Chapman (South Carolina) WELCOME LAKE HARTWELL PARTNERS: They say great leaders know the way, show the

, and go the way. That’s what we’re seeing with Lake Hartwell Partners for Clean Water, who’ve dived in to the NEWEST Global Water Works community. Their focus: To activate our Lake Hartwell community to create positive change to protect this source of drinking water and its surrounding environment. Check them out to learn the history of the lake that boasts the largest shoreline of any lake in the U.S. – approximating the length of California. NEWS WORTH SHARING: Here are some straightforward design ideas for rainwater harvesting. WHO TO KNOW: Mr. A. Khurshid Bhatti is a long-time friend and treasured partner of Global

Works. As President and CEO of the Association for Humanitarian Development (AHD) of Pakistan he brings 22 years of working experiences in humanitarian sector. His work has impacted more than 300,000 households across Pakistan and Africa with his NADI Filter and 7 steps to sustainability training. He will be in Africa later this month and plans to visit the United States in the first part of 2024. THIS WEEK’S POLL What role do you b


elieve technology and innovation is playing in addressing future water challenges?

  • A major role in finding solutions – 66%

  • Limited impact, conservation is more important – 16%

  • Somewhat significant – 16%


  • Limited impact as adoption is slow 0

  • Other, please comment – 0%

More than 50% of respondents were very optimistic about the solutions coming forward with education and innovation. Change management and the drivers for change need to exist for adoption.

THE WONDER OF WATER: Early reviews on God’s Plan for Water is Us are very encouraging. We’re learning a lot about the resources available to elementary schools, and

particular image caught our attention. It’s from the USGS, and is intended to capture the attention of youth in our water cycle. It certainly makes you wonder (in astonishment) about water.

TALK: With water’s infinite recyclability, we’re thrilled to introduce the Water Reuse Action Plan, headed up by Felicia Marcus! FUN WITH WATER: Are you a watershed warrior? Take 10 minutes to watch the Watershed

https://connect.globalwaterworks.org/posts/44775333 documentary to learn what it takes from the Friends of the Fox River (FOTFR). The film is part of an international Rivers for Life

focused on protecting waterways worldwide.It premiered in April of this year.

WORKING TOGETHER FOR WATER: This is a great example of our Global Water Works community working together for people and water.

FEATURED EVENTS: BLUE TECH WEEK takes place Nov. 14-18 in person in San Diego.This is a not-to-be-missed, 5-day networking and knowledge-sharing conference on Oceans and Maritime

. Blue Tech Week attracts international experts to discuss recent research, technologies and brainstorm next steps in roundtables. Special day rates are available. SAVE THE DATE: Read on for Global Water Works Community Happenings - curated from around the globe. A partial list is below: 2023 WATEREUSE CALIFORNIA CONFERENCE – November 5 – 7 WATER QUALITY TECHNOLOGY CONFERENCE – November 5 – 9 20th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HARMFUL ALGAE – November 5 - 10 AWRA 2023 ANNUAL WATER RESOURCES CONFERENCE – November 6 – 8 PIPELINE CONDITION ASSESSMENT: WATER UTILITY ACTION PLANS – November 6 - 8


PRAISE AND PRAYER – November 7 BLUE TECH WEEK – November 13 - 17 ONE WATER SUMMIT 2023 – November 14 – 16 WE3 SUMMIT: GLOBAL MOVEMENT TO REIMAGINE ENERGY & WATER – November 14 – 16 RATE SETTING ESSENTIALS – November 15 - 17 FLORIDA SECTION AWWA FALL CONFERENCE – November 26 – 29 IRRIGATION SHOW AND EDUCATION WEEK – November 27 – December 1 CALIFORNIA BIORESOURCES ALLIANCE SYMPOSIUM 2023 – November 28 – 29 SPECIALIZED CONFERENCE ON WATER/WASTEWATER MANAGEMENT – December 3 – 8 WATEC PORTUGAL – December 5 – 7 NORTH AMERICAN WATER LOSS CONFERENCE – December 5 - 7 OFF-GRID EXPO & CONFERENCE 2023 – December 6 – 8 WATER & WASTEWATER EQUIPMENT, TREATMENT & TRANSPORT SHOW – January 24 - 27 RURAL WATER RALLY – February 6 – 8 YOUNG PROFESSIONALS SUMMIT – February 11 - 14 1st SWAN SMART METERING WORKSHOP – February 29 – March 1, 2024 2024 WATER REUSE SYMPOSIUM – March 10 – 13, 2024 FLORIDA ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING SUMMER SCHOOL – June 16 - 19 ABOUT GlobalWaterWorks: Each week, we identify research, success stories, new


and water heroes to illustrate how global water works for the planet, people and prosperity. Our mission is to connect drops of interest for waves of impact, and we invite you to collaborate and celebrate impactful water work in the community: https://connect.globalwaterworks.org. You can also follow us on LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/company/global-water-works Twitter @GlobalWaterWork; and Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GlobalWaterWorks Jacksonville Beach, FL·Posted Mon, November 6 Donna Kaluzniak Host ·

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