American Water (NYSE: AWK), the nation’s largest publicly traded water and wastewater utility company, today announced the company will participate in the 2015 American Water Works Association's (AWWA) Water Quality Technology Conference in Salt Lake City, Utah on Nov. 15-19.
On Nov. 17, Dr. Mark LeChevallier, director of Environmental Stewardship, will give a presentation on “Disinfection Following Main Breaks” and discuss essential procedures for the disinfection of new and repaired potable water mains.
On Nov. 18, Matt Corson, manager of Environmental Compliance and Stewardship, will give a presentation on “Opportunities and Challenges in Redrafting the Lead and Copper Rule – A Utility Perspective” that will highlight the recommendations of the National Drinking Water Advisory Council Lead and Copper Rule Work Group, a panel on which he served. Corson will also participate in a poster session entitled “American Water’s Environmental Audit Program” that will demonstrate how the program plays a key role in helping American Water maintain its high environmental compliance record.
Hosted by the AWWA, the conference provides a practical forum for a wide range of water technology professionals to exchange the latest research and information.
Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest and most geographically diverse publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs 6,800 dedicated professionals who provide regulated and market-based drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 15 million people in 47 states and Ontario, Canada. More information can be found at www.amwater.com.
Denise Venuti Free
External Communications Manager