DENVER, CO, Dec. 14, 2009 -- The American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced today that registration is open for the 2010 International Symposium on Waterborne Pathogens, scheduled for May 2-4, 2010, in Manhattan Beach, California.
The fifth in a series of symposia addressing waterborne pathogens, the event will provide a comprehensive forum for the exchange of up-to-the-minute information and cutting-edge ideas relating to the critical public health issue of waterborne pathogens. Topics covered will include detection methods, emerging pathogens, risk assessment, treatment and disinfection, case studies and outbreaks, and regulatory issues.
Researchers, regulatory agency staff, water industry professionals, and public health professionals are encouraged to attend. For more information on the conference and to register online, go to http://www.awwa.org/conferences.
About American Water Works Association (AWWA)
Established in 1881, AWWA is the oldest and largest nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to safe water in North America. AWWA has more than 60,000 members worldwide, and its 4,500 utility members serve 80 percent of America's population.
AWWA is the authoritative resource for knowledge, information, and advocacy to improve the quality and supply of water in North America and beyond. AWWA is the largest organization of water professionals in the world. AWWA advances public health, safety and welfare by uniting the efforts of the full spectrum of the entire water community. Through our collective strength we become better stewards of water for the greatest good of the people and the environment.