INDIANAPOLIS, Sept. 22, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Water Technologies (OTC Pink:GWTR) is participating in the launch of a new North American alliance of the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) during WEFTEC, the world’s largest annual water quality exhibition.
The initiative seeks to improve efficiency in water distribution systems by using sensors and software to provide better data and analytics in the emerging Internet of Things (IoT) sector. Reducing water loss in underground infrastructure is a key objective for most cities in North America and a focus of global technology companies.
Initial alliance partners include: 3M, Bentley, Bluefield Research, CH2M, DC Water, Echologics, EMA, Eramosa, EPA, FATHOM, Frost and Sullivan, GE, Global Water Technologies, Global Water Works, Gutermann, Hach, Kisters, Las Vegas Valley Water District, Optiqua, Qualcomm, S::can, Schneider Electric, Seattle Water, Sensus, Sierra Wireless, SmartCover Systems, Smart Utility Systems, Syrinix, TaKaDu, Trimble and Xylem.
“We’re pleased to join this effort as we continue to develop the People + Pipes + Policy framework to implement solutions with our technology partners,” said Erik Hromadka, CEO of Global Water Technologies. “Ecosystem economics predicts the future is collaboration among both the large digital infrastructure players and small data-driven partners.”
WEFTEC 2016 will be held in New Orleans, Louisiana from Sept. 24-28, 2016. More information is available at: weftec.org.
More information about the SWAN North American alliance is available at: swan-forum.com/swan-na-alliance/.
More information about Global Water Technologies is available at: gwtr.com.
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