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Smarter Water Management Webinar

June 3, 2014 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

| Free

Just as there is a movement in the water/wastewater industry from grey to green infrastructure, there is an analogous movement to more effectively use data/IT infrastructure.

This webinar defines the concept of Smarter Water Management, i.e., routine use of data already being collected and stored in combination with analytics and visualization and what that means to the industry; the positive and mitigating effects on water scarcity, failing infrastructure, non-revenue water, sewer overflows, and water resource management; and applications across the world.

Learning Objectives:

  • Use water/wastewater data better for increased operational efficiency
  • Realize improved operations with GIS, CMMS/EAM
  • Use data more effectively to maintain infrastructure
  • Move from reactive to proactive decision making
  • Address challenges of an aging workforce

Carey Hidaka – Client Solutions Professional, Smarter Water, IBM

Carey Hidaka has experience in Smarter Water Management business development and has led IBM Smarter Water Management projects in the USA, working with clients to uncover smarter applications in the water / wastewater industry.  Carey has 31 years of information technology experience and practiced as a consulting engineer and PE, focusing on water resource planning and water and wastewater treatment plant designs and implementations for public and industrial sector clients.

Richard Hope – P.E, SVP Water Technical Practice Leader , AECOM
Richard Hope has 34 years of global experience managing water-engineering projects. He serves as the Americas Water Chief Technical Excellence Leaders and lead the Global Water Technical Practices Network.  Mr. Hope is chair of AWWA’s Engineering and Construction Division and past chair of the Infrastructure Management Committee. He represents the Engineering and Construction Division on AWWA’s Technical Education Council. 




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