Xylem understands that smart technology alone isn’t enough to manage today’s water challenges. Along with a portfolio of integrated water technologies, at WEFTEC Xylem will share its expertise on advanced solutions, strengthen its partnerships, and discuss how communities can tackle critical water challenges.
At this year’s Water Environment Federation’s Annual Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), visit Xylem at booth 5939 to learn how to better handle:
“Addressing today’s water challenges requires innovative solutions, and it is more important than ever that all stakeholders – the private sector, municipalities and community leaders – work collaboratively to enhance the resilience of our utilities,” said Ron Askin, Vice President, Sales, Water Utilities, Xylem.
“Advanced technologies play an important role in strengthening critical infrastructure and bolstering preparedness to deal with extreme weather events. WEFTEC provides a timely platform for Xylem to lead this vital conversation on how we build resilience.”
At 11 a.m. Monday, Oct. 1, at Booth 5939, Xylem will unveil the new Leopold Type 360 Underdrain. With its unique 360-degree backwash capability, the new Leopold Type 360 completely eliminates media dead zones for a cleaner filter, longer filter runs and lower operating costs. All WEFTEC participants are invited to attend. For those not attending in person, the unveiling will be live on Leopold’s Facebook page.
Xylem will continue to advance the discussion on water reuse as a critical component of a sustainable water resource management strategy. At its novel wine-tasting event, attendees can sample three varieties of wine made with purified wastewater. The complimentary tasting event will take place in Xylem Booth 5939 from 4-6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1.
Xylem’s Dr. Rob Smith, Applications Engineer for Wastewater, will present a mobile session from 9-10:30 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 3, at Booth 4609 Hall F. The session will be about nutrient analyzers and sensors, including how to identify the right instruments based on needs. Topics include quality control, cost of ownership and installation. He will also participate in the 205 Knowledge Development Forum: Optimizing Your Aeration Control Strategy, discussing the topic, “Optimization of Aeration Control for Nitrogen Removal in an Oxidation Ditch using Online Ammonium and Nitrate Sensors,” from 1:30-5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, in Room 253.
Asad Choudry, Business Development Manager, Xylem, will present the topic, “Stormwater 101: What and Why Wastewater Operators Need to Know about Stormwater at WRRFs,” during the technical session, “I Have That Sinking Feeling: Addressing Stormwater Challenges at WRRFs, Airports and Highways,” from 10:30 a.m.-noon Wednesday, Oct. 3, in Room 343.
Xylem’s Advanced Infrastructure Analytics group will present three technical sessions: “Taking a Deep Dive: Assessing a Critical Ocean Outfall Using High-Tech Underwater Inspection Tools,” from 1:30-5 p.m. Monday, Oct. 1, Room 354; “Life is Hard to Predict: Calculating Remaining Useful Life in Force Mains,” from 8:30 a.m.-noon Tuesday, Oct. 2, Room 245; and “Risky Business: Putting Dollars and Cents to Asset Risk” from 1:30-3 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2, Room 256.
A number of products and technologies will be on display in several engaging formats:
For more information, please visit: http://www.xylem.com/weftec.
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