Registration Opens for EWTS

Registration opens and schedule is released for the 2024 Emerging Water Technology Symposium. This year’s conference theme is focused on water sustainability and safety. 

Early-bird registration is open for the eighth Emerging Water Technology Symposium (EWTS), taking place May 14-15 in Scottsdale, Arizona.

The EWTS provides a unique opportunity to meet experts from across the globe. Participants learn about emerging technologies coming to market, learn about innovative sustainable plumbing and mechanical concepts, and engage in discussions about solutions through emerging technologies.

The theme for this year’s conference is “The Nexus Between Sustainability and Safety: Avoiding Unintended Consequences.”

The EWTS is co-convened by the American Society of Plumbing Engineers (ASPE), the International Association of Plumbing and Mechanical Officials (IAPMO) and Plumbing Manufacturers International (PMI), in cooperation with the World Plumbing Council (WPC).

Sarah Porter, director of the Kyl Center for Water Policy at Arizona State University, and Will Sarni, founder and CEO of Water Foundry, will deliver the keynote addresses.


Some of the presentations at the conference include:

  • Emerging Water Contaminants Impact or Premise Plumbing Systems” by Bob Bowcock, Integrated Resource Management.
  • Final Barrier Solutions to the PFAs in Drinking Water by Eric Yeggy, Water Quality Association.
  • Saving Energy and Reducing Carbon with WaterSense Labeled Homes by Jonah Schein, WaterSense.
  • Saving Water and Saving Energy in Growing Communities by Gary Klein, Gary Klein and Associates, and Dan Cole, IAPMO.
  • Building Water Commissioning: Tools for Establishing Safe, Efficient, and Sustainable Water Management Programs by Dr. Molly Scanlon, University of Arizona.
  • Cooling Tower Conversion to Geothermal Sources Saves Precious Water by Jay Egg, Egg Geo, LLC.
  • Premise Plumbing Materials and Opportunistic Premise Plumbing Pathogen Growth by Abraham Collum, Ph.D., Special Pathogens Laboratory.
  • Panel Discussion: The Safety Sustainability Nexus — Where Do We Go from Here?

A complete schedule is available at

The early-bird rate of $495 ends March 15. To register, visit  Additional information may be found at Contact Maria Bazan at 708-995-3000 with questions.

2024 Emerging Water Technology Symposium