Water Innovations Alliance announces new water conference to be held at University of Dayton

DAYTON, OH, Jan. 14, 2010 -- The Water Innovations Alliance, an industry association promoting accelerated development adoption of water technologies and methodologies, today announced the production of the 1st Annual Dayton Water Conference, being held at the University of Dayton from May 10-12, 2010...

DAYTON, OH, Jan. 14, 2010 -- The Water Innovations Alliance, an industry association promoting accelerated development adoption of water technologies and methodologies, today announced the production of the 1st Annual Dayton Water Conference, being held at the University of Dayton from May 10-12, 2010.

"The University of Dayton is pleased to be one of the sponsors of the Dayton Water Conference"

"Building on the success of the Water Innovations Alliance Conference in Chicago this past fall, we're excited to be debuting our newest event in Dayton, Ohio, a city that is clearly committed to advancements in water technology," said Vincent Caprio, co-founder and Chief Operating Officer, Water Innovations Alliance. "We'd like to extend our gratitude to the city of Dayton, with special thanks to the University of Dayton for generously providing the venue to host our conference."

The purpose of the conference is to improve awareness and collaboration between large companies, engineering firms, universities, utilities, start-ups, NGOs and governments by educating attendees on new water technologies, innovations and prospects. Whether the developments be in materials, IT, engineering, financing or public policy, the conference will shine a spotlight on all advancements and provide best practices across the spectrum of the water field, with a particular emphasis on activities in the Dayton area.

"The Dayton Region is pleased to host the Water Innovations Alliance's Dayton Water Conference in 2010," said Jim Leftwich, President & CEO, Dayton Development Coalition. "This national, high profile conference gives our region the opportunity to promote our valuable, abundant, and sustainable water resource. We welcome the global business leaders and innovators who will be involved in the conference and look forward to their messages as we advance our precious asset."

"The University of Dayton is pleased to be one of the sponsors of the Dayton Water Conference," commented Dan Curran, President, University of Dayton. "The Dayton region is fortunate to have clean and bountiful groundwater. Prudent use of our unique water resources for economic development, education, and recreation will be a key to the region's future vitality. We look forward to welcoming key stakeholders from across the country to Dayton, Ohio to learn about new developments in fresh and waste water technologies."

On opening day of the three-day conference program, Crown Solutions will present their long-running Crown Solutions Water Technology Expo as part of the Dayton Water Conference on May 10th. Jim Marten, Vice President of Crown Solutions remarked, "We are excited about locating our Water Technology Expo at the University of Dayton, and aligning our event with the Water Innovations Alliance."

Complete event details will be announced shortly. For information on attending or exhibiting at the Dayton Water Conference, please contact Vincent Caprio by email at: vince@waterinnovations.org.

About the Water Innovations Alliance
The Water Innovations Alliance is an industry association focused on developing new funding, reducing regulatory barriers, increasing collaboration and raising awareness for cutting-edge water technologies and the problems they solve. Its membership includes Fortune 500 companies, start-ups, economic development organizations, universities, NGOs and investment firms.

The Alliance serves the entire spectrum of the water sector: corporations, investors, engineering firms, start-ups, NGOs, research centers, municipalities, and others in the field. The Alliance is located in Washington, DC, Cambridge, MA and Shelton, CT. It is a 501(c)(6) trade organization. More information is available at www.waterinnovations.org.

The Water Innovations Foundation is focused on educating the public and key stakeholders as to new developments in fresh and waste water technologies. The Foundation works to gather data, develop reports, standards, economic analysis, and model training programs for advancing the development and deployment of new water technologies. The Foundation is located in Cambridge, MA. It is a 501(c)(3) organization.

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