American Water?s Dr. Mark LeChevallier to Participate in EPA Drinking Water Workshop

American Water has that announced Dr. Mark LeChevallier, director of innovation and environmental stewardship, will participate in the 10th Annual United States Environmental Protection Agency (U.S. EPA) Drinking Water Workshop titled ?Small Drinking Water Systems: Challenges and Solutions? in Cincinnati, Ohio on Sept. 10-12.

LeChevallier?s presentation will review American Water?s research on pressure management. He will address how by improving pressure monitoring and management, water distribution systems can improve water quality and reduce operating costs by minimizing water loss, main breaks and energy costs.

Hosted by the U.S. EPA in cooperation with the Association of State Drinking Water Administrators, the workshop will provide participants with in-depth training and information on various solutions and strategies for handling small systems problems and compliance challenges. It is designed primarily for state personnel responsible for the compliance of drinking water regulations and the permitting of treatment technology.

Founded in 1886, American Water is the largest publicly traded U.S. water and wastewater utility company. With headquarters in Voorhees, N.J., the company employs approximately 6,700 professionals who provide drinking water, wastewater and other related services to an estimated 14 million people in more than 30 states and parts of Canada. More information can be found at

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