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. 

NEW Report: The Value of Smart Water During Crisis

In late 2020, the SWAN Americas Alliance surveyed 50 diverse water, wastewater, and stormwater utilities across 14 countries, about the value of smart water during crisis, both now and in the future.

View the Executive Summary translated in Spanish and Portuguese.

Click below to view a summary of the report findings, as well as interactive dashboard of the survey data.

(Available for SWAN Members)

(£100 for Non-SWAN Members)

**Please note that any cited data/graphs must properly reference the SWAN Americas Alliance.

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  AVEVA

Outreach Group: Bobbi Harris, Founder and CEO – Smart Water Smart City, LLC

Events Group: Alexander Bodulow, Mechanical Engineering Associate  LADWP & Brendt Thompson, General Manager, US  s::can Messtechnik GmbH

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

Partnerships Group: Sielen Namdar, Industry Solutions Executive, Smart & Connected Communities – Cisco

Alliance Partners

clean water services
Cobb County-Marietta Water Authority
DC Water
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Frost & Sullivan
Kennedy Jenks
MSD St Louis


View 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.