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This Week 10-2-23

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS! Congratulations to our new Ambassadors and say “hello” to our newest members: Meghan Prentiss (New York), Achim Hoffmann (United Kingdom), Joyce Rock (India), Joyce Rock (New Jersey) NEWS WORTH SHARING: A water district in California may be the home to the first “blue water farm” using seafloor desalination to provide drinking water. WHO TO KNOW: It’s easy to expand your network as you travel to water conferences. Global

Water Works members across the globe will appear “Near you” when you travel if you have your location settings on. Learn more about the resources available in the app, and invite friends you meet on the road to stay connected!







THIS WEEK’S POLL How aware are you of Groundwater? Most of our members are highly aware of its importance, and all have at least a basic understanding but would like to learn more.

40% of our water no matter your source comes from groundwater. How aware are you fo groundwater?

  • I am highly aware of the importance of groundwater and take steps to conserve and protect it – 75%

  • I am aware of groundwater but could benefit from more information on how to benefit from its conservation – 12%

  • I have a basic understanding of groundwater but would like to learn more about its significance and preservation – 12%

  • I have limited knowledge or awareness of groundwater and its importance in our environment – 0%

  • Other, please comment – 0%

Comments included being obsessed with the subject and having specific knowledge in a certain area of the country.


THE WONDER OF WATER: Approximately 10,000 water pros will convene this week in Chicago for WEFTEC -




TECH TALK THURSDAY: We catch up with Susan Springsteen on this week’s Tech Talk. Learn about her success partnering with hotels to reduce the

biggest in-building area of water loss – toilets.

CEO of H2O Connected, discusses the latest innovations with Leak Alerter and Leak Alerter Pro. One leaky toilet can waste up to 7,000 gallons of water per day. FUN WITH WATER: We encourage all to attend the October 10 WaterVent, the brainchild of Ulf Leonhard, co-hosted by the EPA.gov and www.WaterCitizen.org. The event is described

this interview with Walid Khoury of Desalytics. WaterVent connects tech innovators with investors, and helps to maintain a pulse on global impact. REGISTER TODAY for the Zoom Event.


BLUE TECH WEEK takes place Nov. 13-17 in person in San Diego.This is a not-to-be-missed, 5-day networking and knowledge-sharing conference on Oceans and Maritime policy. Blue Tech Week attracts international experts to discuss recent research, technologies and brainstorm next steps in roundtables. Special day rates are available. FEATURED EVENTS: SAVE THE DATE: Read on for Global Water Works Community Happenings - curated from around the globe. A partial list is below: WEFTEC 2023 – September 30 – October 4 WATERSMART INNOVATIONS – October 3 – 5 AWWA INDIA INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE – October 5 - 7 WATERVENT – October 10 SPRINGBOARDING DIGITAL WATER SYMPOSIUM – October 11 -12

WATER KNOWLEDGE EUROPE – October 17 – 19 IMAGINE A DAY WITHOUT WATER – October 19 AMWA 2023 EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE – October 22 - 25 IWA ASPIRE CONFERENCE: ONE WATER FOR SMART CITIES – October 22 – 26 NALMS CONFERENCE: GREAT LAKES, LOCAL SOLUTIONS – October 22 - 26 WORLD WATER TECH NORTH AMERICA – October 25 – 26 PAK WATER AND ENERGY EXPO – October 25 – 27 FLORIDA WATER FORUM – November 1 -2 IWA RESOURCE RECOVERY CONFERENCE – November 1 – 4 PFAS ROUNDTABLE – November 2 - 3 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 BLUE TECH WEEK – November 13 - 17 ONE WATER SUMMIT 2023 – November 14 – 16 WE3 SUMMIT: GLOBAL MOVEMENT TO REIMAGINE ENERGY & WATER – November 14 - 16 FLORIDA SECTION AWWA FALL CONFERENCE – November 26 – 29 IRRIGATION SHOW AND EDUCATION WEEK – November 27 – December 1 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 RURAL WATER RALLY – February 6 - 8 1st SWAN SMART METERING WORKSHOP – February 29 – March 1, 2024 2024 WATER REUSE SYMPOSIUM – March 10 – 13, 2024 ABOUT GlobalWaterWorks: Each week, we identify research, success stories, new technologies 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 Today, October 2


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