Water quality technology conference to be held in Philadelphia

Oct. 16, 2003
Water industry professionals from across the U.S. will discuss pressing drinking water quality issues at the AWWA Water Quality Technology ConferenceSM and Exposition Nov. 2-6.

DENVER, Colo., Oct. 16, 2003 - Hundreds of water industry professionals from across the nation will discuss the most pressing drinking water quality issues facing the industry at the AWWA Water Quality Technology ConferenceSM and Exposition, Nov. 2-6, 2003 in Philadelphia, Pa.

Established in 1881, AWWA is the oldest and largest nonprofit scientific and educational organization dedicated to safe drinking water in North America. AWWA has over 57,000 members worldwide and its 4,600 utility members serve 80 percent of America's population.

WQTC is an annual conference that covers the latest technological advances and research projects and provides attendees with an opportunity to share important information from the water quality field. Workshops and special topic sessions will address topics including disinfection practices, reclaimed water, taste-and-odor control, regulatory updates, and water quality monitoring.

"Protecting and maintaining water quality is a core function for all utilities," said Jack Hoffbuhr, AWWA executive director. "This conference will help utilities in their mission to provide safe and secure drinking water to their communities."

More information and registration for the conference can be found online at http://www.awwa.org/conferences/wqtc/

AWWA is the authoritative resource for knowledge, information and advocacy to improve the quality and supply of drinking 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 drinking water community. Through our collective strength we become better stewards of water for the greatest good of the people and the environment.