The Nexus of Water Loss & Asset Management: Register for WAMC Session 3 Wednesday for free

The Spring Series of the 2019 Water Asset Management Conference Online will continue this Wednesday, May 15 with Session 3, presenting a series of expert presentations highlighting the nexus of water loss control and proactive asset management initiatives, as utilities across the United States continue to address the ever-evolving challenges of reducing non-revenue water.

The May 15 Session is sponsored by Innovyze.

The Water Asset Management Conference was first launched in 2001 with the goal of convening practitioners in the fields of water, wastewater and stormwater management to explore issues, trends, best practices and new technologies in this ever-evolving arena.

The conference is now hosted entirely in an online format, allowing attendees the flexibility to log in to view single presentations or multiple, all without leaving the office. The best part? Registration is FREE for all attendees!

Session 3 – The Nexus of Water Loss & Asset Management

Titled “The Nexus of Water Loss & Asset Management,” Session 3 will begin at 2 p.m. ET on May 15 and will include three 40-minute presentations. The session will kick off with a presentation from David Totman, director of asset management at Innovyze. Totman will discuss the current climate for water loss control in the United States, during his presentation, “Economic Impact of Water Loss.” Totman will also discuss new technologies and tools available to better manage water loss and help recapture lost revenue.

Next up will be a presentation on “How California’s Largest Private Water Agency Tackles Water Loss Control” co-presented by Stephen Harrison, director of asset management at California Water Service Co. and Kate Gasner, vice president at Water Systems Optimization. That presentation will run from at 2:40 – 3:20 p.m. ET.

To finish up Session 3, another case study will be presented, this time shifting the focus to the East Coast. Russ Titus, operations superintendent at New Jersey American Water and Don Shields, vice president and director of engineering, New Jersey American Water will offer talk about how how water loss control is handled across the state of New Jersey. That presentation will run from at 3:20 – 4 p.m. ET to close out the session.

Immediately following each presentation, there will be live Q&A held with presenters, moderated by Water Finance & Management managing editor, Andrew Farr.


How the Online Format Works…

The Water Asset Management Conference May Series will feature a two-hour session each Wednesday throughout the month – May 1, May 8, May 15 and May 22. Each session will include three 40-minute presentation slots. Hear from leading experts on a range of water asset management topics, providing both theoretical and practical information, followed by live Q&A with presenters.

You can register for any session in the May Series or all of them. If you miss a presentation, don’t worry – you can view recorded, archived versions even if you register after the live broadcast. CEUs are also available for an additional cost. More details are available on the registration page.

Who Should Register?

The Water Asset Management Conference is geared toward executive-level decision makers of water, wastewater and stormwater utilities – CEOs, CFOs, directors, general managers, asset managers, superintendents and other asset management professionals, as well as engineers and consultants.

The conference is presented by Water Finance & Management, a bi-monthly journal for water and wastewater professionals published by Benjamin Media. Water Finance & Management, the journal for water and wastewater professionals, has covered the North American water sector for 15 years, presenting strategic management concepts, new technology and financial management best practices for its readership of drinking and clean water utility executives and elected officials. For more, visit

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