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World Water Day: Green Water Treatment

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Professionals in the water treatment industry play a critical role in conserving water. On World Water Day, the Association of Water Technologies (AWT) celebrates how water treatment professionals are saving water.

The purpose of a water treatment program is to minimize the carbon footprint, water usage and environmental impact of HVAC cooling systems and process cooling systems, by optimizing the control of water chemistry.

AWT's executive director, Heidi Zimmerman, CAE, stated, "Industrial facilities require water treatment of various mechanical systems to control scale, corrosion, and microbiological fouling." Ms. Zimmerman further stated, "Successful water treatment programs help extend equipment life, maximize energy efficiency, and reduce downtime." For more information about water treatment, visit

About the Association of Water Technologies (AWT)
The Association of Water Technologies (AWT) is an international trade association representing over 550 companies and vendors that specialize in industrial and commercial water treatment for heating and cooling systems (e.g., boilers, cooling towers). These companies may also specialize in wastewater treatment, potable water treatment, and other industry segments.

Heidi Zimmerman, CAE
Executive Director
(240) 404-6478