SWAN Americas Alliance

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To accelerate smart water and wastewater development in North and South America through the SWAN Forum’s collective industry expertise and collaborative partnerships. 

Recent Webinar

On Sept. 17, 2019, the SWAN Americas Alliance held its 8th webinar offering strategic insights for AI/machine learning featuring:

  • Eric Bindler, Research Director (Digital Water) –Bluefield Research
  • Jim Cooper, Intelligent Water Lead – Arcadis
  • Peter Williams, Independent Consultant
  • Subir Bhattacharjee, CEO – IntelliFlux Controls

(Available in SWAN Member Zone)

Why Join the Alliance?

The SWAN Americas Alliance is open to SWAN Members who can attend future Alliance workshops and webinars for free, participate in the Alliance Planning Group, and obtain global SWAN membership benefits.

All Alliance Members gain access to:

  • Access to all SWAN research reports
  • Chance to become a “Lead Partner” in the SWAN Americas Planning Group (see details below)
  • Free pass to annual, regional utility workshop
  • 1-4 free passes to the SWAN Annual Conference
  • Free access to all Alliance webinars on regional smart water topics (View past events here)
  • Speaking, exhibiting and networking opportunities 
  • Discounts to leading insider reports, partner events, and more!

SWAN Members can participate in the Americas Alliance Planning Group divided into four Subgroups (Outreach, Events, Research, Partnerships).

Each group is comprised of diverse utility and industry leaders collaborating to advance smart water/wastewater sectors in North and South America.

Alliance Leaders

Chairman: Gary Wong, Principal of Global Water Industry  OSIsoft

Outreach Group: Melissa Ariss, Marketing Lead for Water, North America – Arcadis

Events Group: Seth Cutler, Principal Consultant, Environment & Sustainability  Frost & Sullivan

Partnerships Group: Ting Lu, Business Practice Leader, Digital Solutions  Clean Water Services

Research Group: Eric Bindler, Research Director of Digital Water  Bluefield Research

Rising Smart Water Professionals Group: Emma Weisbord, Head of Marketing – EMAGIN

Alliance Partners

clean water services
DC Water
Fayette County
Frost & Sullivan

Recent Webinar

“The LATAM Smart Water Journey: Three Innovative Case Studies”

On June 19, 2019, the SWAN Americas Alliance held its 7th webinar offering strategic insights for leading Latin American utilities, featuring:

  • Wagner Carvalho, Senior Project Manager – AEGEA Saneamento e Participações S.A (Brazil)
  • Sebastián Otero Gleisner, Network Manager – Essbio (Chile)
  • Francisco Iturriaga, Project Manager Operational Intelligence – Esval S.A – Aguas del Valle S.A (Chile)
  • Renato Vanzulli, IT Manager – Esval S.A – Aguas del Valle S.A (Chile)

(Available in SWAN Member Zone)

View the SWAN Research Portal

A central source for smart water/wastewater case studies and industry reports, as well as excellent opportunity to share your own research. 

View case studies by 7 different topic areas: Water Network Management, Wastewater Network Management, Pressure Management, Leak Detection, Energy Management, Water Quality Monitoring, and Customer Metering. 

Interested in Getting Involved?

To join the SWAN Americas Alliance as a Member or Lead Partner in the Alliance Planning Group, please email Amir Cahn: amirc@swan-forum.com

**Please note, joining the Alliance requires becoming a SWAN Member. To learn more about global SWAN membership benefits, click here.