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This Week 9-25-23..Water Celebrations Headlining Women in Water

WELCOME NEW MEMBERS! Congratulations to our new Ambassadors and say “hello” to our newest members: Stanford Tack (Illinois), Eileen Weber (Illinois), Monica Contreras (Illinois), Michael Incardona (Arizona), Drew FitzGerald (California), Todd Rawlings (Washington), Brian Sichi (Wisconsin) NEWS WORTH SHARING: We don’t often think of hydrology and adventure in the same sentence, but this interview with Chris Wolff changes the perspective. WHO TO KNOW: Women in water bring focus, impact, and fun to our waterways. Green Lake

Association’s CEO Stephanie Prellwitz, used the power of four pillars to secure funding and support from more than 1000 members and local associations to get the deepest lake in Wisconsin off of the impaired status.

THIS WEEK’S POLL When asked which of these aspects is most important for maintaining clean lake water, you said education. Other respondents suggest pollution controls and sustainable land use practices are also critical, and comments on the poll note that attitude or leadership should also be considered. Which of these aspects is most important for maintaining clean lake water?


  • Regular water quality testing – 0%

  • Reduction of pollution sources – 16%

  • Sustainable land use practices – 33%

  • Community education and involvement – 50%

  • Other, please comment – 0%


THE WONDER OF WATER: WaterOnline invites you to take a coffee break and get caught up on all that’s happening in the water sector. It’s a WONDER-ful water world –spanning the Colorado River to the Moon (or Moonshot)! TECH TALK: This week we highlight 9-year-old Violet Nash, who is speaking out on water,

and helping to lend personality to the voices in water, as Frank Slovenec’s co-author of God’s Plan for Water is Us. Check out her vision of Shelly the Turtle, which Mallory Chaput has transformed into a trendy mascot for the story. FUN WITH WATER: if you haven’t yet checked out The Water Tower in Gwinnett County, we encourage you to follow Kristan Vandenheuvel to see their many programs on the horizon.

You may want to attend their water innovation and leadership summit November 1, or sponsor a Watering Hole in their 4th Annual Golf Tournament, October 26.

WATER: This week we celebrated National Estuaries Week, and September 24 - 30 we focus on our drinking water during Source Water Protection Week. FEATURED EVENTS: SAVE THE DATE: Read on for Global Water Works Community Happenings - curated from around the globe. A partial list is below: WESTERN CANADA WATER CONFERENCE – September 25 - 28 WATERPRO CONFERENCE 2023 – September 25 – 27 PRAISE AND PRAYER – September 26 THE UTILITY EXPO 2023 – September 26 - 28 FUTURE WATER CONGRESS – September 27 – 28 DISASTERS EXPO USA – September 27 – 28 4th SWAN AMERICAS WORKSHOP – September 28 - 29

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 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 ONE WATER SUMMIT 2023 – 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, September 25



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