EFFICIENT 2015 – ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED

IWA International Conference on Water Efficiency and Performance Assessment of Water Services
April 20-24, 2015, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

ABSTRACT SUBMISSION DEADLINE EXTENDED: November 15, 2014

IWA announces the first joint conference of Efficient2015 and PI2015, to be held April 20-24 in beautiful and historic Cincinnati, Ohio, USA.  A product of the Efficient Urban Water Management Specialist Group, the Efficient Conference has since 2001 been the premier water efficiency conference worldwide.  The PI (or Performance Indicator) Conference has been drawing international expertise from the Benchmarking and Performance Assessment Specialist Group.

The purpose of the joint conference is to explore ways in which water efficiency can be better measured and benchmarked, but all topics on water efficiency and performance assessment are welcome. The closing date for submission of abstract is November 15, 2014.  File an abstract now!

TOPICS FOR EFFICIENT2015

Developing water efficient strategies in:

  • Policies & legislation
  • Planning & implementation
  • Best Management Practices
  • Measurement of efficiency programs
  • Non-revenue water, leakage and pressure management
  • Alternative water supply and wastewater treatment/disposal
  • Climate change and drought adaptation
  • Water and energy nexus
  • Efficiency in the agriculture sector
  • Public involvement

TOPICS FOR PI2015

Performance assessment/benchmarking tools in:

  • Regulation
  • Managing service contracts
  • Improving water services
  • Small water services
  • Service provision to the urban poor
  • Infrastructure asset management
  • Decision support tools
  • Organizational performance and benchmarking
  • Technology and innovation
  • Sustainable solutions
  • Low and medium income countries

For further information about the requirements for abstracts, please visit the conference website: www.iwaefficient.com/2015

NEW LINKED IN GROUP

We have created a Linked In Group to enable us to communicate more effectively with each other. Since our Specialist Group is one of the largest in IWA (at 1,736 members) we need an easier method to stay in touch. We have created our own website (www.iwaefficient.com ) and now we have created a Linked In Group called “Efficient Urban Water Management Specialist Group.”