SWAN North American Alliance

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

SWAN NAM Alliance

Why Join the Alliance?

The SWAN North American Alliance is open to all actors in the U.S., Canadian, and Mexican water sectors. The Alliance will be utility-driven and produce tangible results.

All Alliance members gain access to:

  •  Webinars on regional smart water topics
  •  Free pass to annual, regional utility workshop
  •  Numerous partnership and networking opportunities
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To become an Alliance member, receive updates, or learn more, please sign up below. (Note, joining the Alliance, does not include full SWAN Membership benefits. Learn more)

If you are a SWAN Member, you may also join the Alliance Planning Group and participate as a Lead Partner in one of the four Planning Subgroups (Outreach, Events, Research, and Partnerships).

Recent Events

3rd NA Alliance Workshop: “Canada: Leading the Way to Smart Water”

On Nov. 4, 2018, the NA Alliance held its 3rd workshop in Montreal as part of the CWWA National Water and Wastewater Conference.

Sponsored by Eramosa, topics explored included:

  • Enabling data integration and digital innovation
  • The business case for smart metering
  • The City of Montreal’s innovative wastewater operations
  • The future of the Canadian smart water sector

6th NA Alliance Webinar: “Uncovering Canada’s Smart Water Solutions”


On Oct. 22, 2018, the Alliance held its 6th webinar sharing essential best practices from Canada and how these ideas can be utilized around the world. The webinar featured insights from:

  • John Presta, Director Environmental Services – Regional Municipality of Durham Works Department
  • Gary Thompson, Water Supply Unit Area Supervisor Process Operations & Maintenance – City of Toronto, Water Division
  • Darrol Weiss, Control Systems Services Leader – City of Calgary, Water Services

View the SWAN Research Portal

A centralized source for smart water and wastewater case studies, as well as an opportunity to share your own research. 

Alliance Leaders

Chairman: Gary Wong, Principal of Global Water Industry  OSIsoft

Outreach Group: Kristina Foster, Marketing Communications Manager – Sensus, a Xylem brand

Events Group: Seth Cutler, Senior Industry Analyst, Energy & Environment  Frost & Sullivan

Partnerships Group: Ting Lu, Principal Technologist  Clean Water Services

Research Group: Lee Pope, Water Systems Director  Fayette County, Georgia

Rising Smart Water Professionals Group: Greg Ewing, Research Associate – Univ. of Michigan

Alliance Partners

clean water services
DC Water
Fayette County
Frost & Sullivan

SWAN North American Alliance Inquiry

To join the SWAN North American Alliance, become a Lead Partner, or learn more, please sign up below and we will follow up with more details. Note, joining the Alliance, does not include full SWAN Membership benefits. Learn more

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