Dr. Wallace ‘J.’ Nichols to Deliver Opening General Session Speech at AWWA ACE15

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American Water Works Assn.
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The conference will be held June 7 to 10 in Anaheim, Calif.

Dr. Wallace “J” Nichols will address water professionals at 8:30 a.m. on Monday, June 8 during the opening general session of the American Water Works Assn.’s Annual Conference and Exposition (AWWA ACE15) at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Dr. Nichols is a biologist and New York Times bestselling author of Blue Mind: The Surprising Science That Shows How Being Near, In, On, or Under Water Can Make You Happier, Healthier, More Connected, and Better at What You Do.

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May 1, 2015

Water Systems Council to Host Great Lakes Children’s Water Festival

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Water Systems Council
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The organization expects 1,700 students to attend the festival

The Water Systems Council (WSC) will hold its 2015 Great Lakes Children's Water Festival on May 14, 2015 on the campus of Penn State Erie, the Behrend College, drawing almost 1,700 fifth grade students from Pennsylvania, New York and Ohio.

The 2015 Great Lakes Children's Water Festival is one of the largest WSC has ever hosted. During the festival, students will explore drinking water, groundwater, watersheds, surface water, well systems, and water quality and conservation through interactive activities.

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April 28, 2015

AWWA ACE15 to Hold Career Center Job Fair

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American Water Works Assn.
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The job fair will be held June 9, from 2 to 5 p.m. during the conference

The American Water Works Assn. will host its annual Career Center Job Fair June 9, 2 to 5 p.m. for job seekers, students and young professionals during its Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE15) in Anaheim, Calif. The Job Fair will take place in the exhibit hall of the Anaheim Convention Center during ACE15.

Job Fair attendees will:

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April 27, 2015

FWQA Annual Convention to Offer Networking Opportunities

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Florida Water Quality Assn.
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The convention and trade show will be held June 11 to 13, 2015, at Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Fla.

The Florida Water Quality Assn. (FWQA) announced its 2015 Convention and Trade Show scheduled for June 11 to 13, 2015, at Caribe Royale Resort in Orlando, Fla.

This year’s event will be kicked off with the Rusty Schoenthaler Annual Golf Tournament at Hawk’s Landing Golf Course on Thursday, June 11. That evening, attendees will enjoy hospitality suites, which offer fellowship with other water conditioning professionals and provide a networking opportunity. 

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April 15, 2015

IWA Calls for Collaboration Between Governments, Water Industry

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International Water Assn.
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The organization is encouraging collaboration to address the actions required to ensure global water sustainability

Government ministers from approximately 170 countries with responsibility for water and management of national water policies will join thousands of water experts and industry professionals from April 12 to 17, 2015, at the 7th World Water Forum in Korea.

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April 9, 2015

Rotary Panel Discusses Water Quality in the Great Lakes

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Rotary Intl.
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Panel of experts met to raise awareness about the importance of protecting the Great Lakes and addressing the global water crisis

Evanston, Ill.-based Rotary Intl., an international humanitarian service organization, hosted a free public panel discussion titled "Tap Into Lake Michigan: A Local Perspective on the Global Water Crisis," on March 31 to raise awareness about the importance of water conservation, protecting our Great Lakes and the ways to address the global water crisis.

The panel moderator, Debra Shore, commissioner of the Metropolitan Water Reclamation District of Greater Chicago, spoke about Chicago’s water history and the important role Lake Michigan plays in the city.

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April 1, 2015

Rotary to Host Panel Discussion on Water Quality

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Rotary Intl.
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Industry experts will discuss water conservation and give a local perspective on the global water crisis

With the exception of the polar ice caps, the Great Lakes system is the largest source of freshwater in the world. Lake Michigan is the largest public drinking water supply in Illinois, serving nearly 6.6 million people who use close to 1 billion gal of water each day.

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March 26, 2015

ACE15 Super Saver Registration Deadline Approaching

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American Water Works Assn.
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The early registration deadline is March 27

The super saver registration deadline for the American Water Works Assn.’s (AWWA) 2015 Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE15) is Friday March 27. ACE15 will take place June 7 to 10 in Anaheim, Calif.

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March 20, 2015

Waterborne Pathogens Symposium Early Registration Deadline Approaches

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American Water Works Assn.
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The early registration deadline is March 16

The early registration deadline for the American Water Works Assn.’s (AWWA) sixth International Symposium on Waterborne Pathogens is March 16, 2015. The event will take place April 13 to 14, 2015, in Savannah, Ga.

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March 11, 2015

Leaders From Middle East, Great Lakes Region to Convene at Chicago Summit

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Water After Borders
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Conference will focus on strategies for sharing water

Water experts will gather at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC), April 23 and 24, 2015, for Water After Borders: Global Stakes, Local Politics, a two-day summit focused on strategies for sharing water across political, geographical and cultural boundaries.

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March 11, 2015
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