With water scarcity and climate concerns growing across the globe, water efficiency and sustainability experts will gather Oct. 3-5 in Las Vegas, Nevada, to share cutting-edge technologies and management strategies at the 2023 WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition (WSI). Founded by Southern Nevada Water Authority and hosted American Water Works Association (AWWA), WSI tackles the complex issues faced by water utilities and technology providers, such as drought, climate variability, evolving regulations and public trust. It brings together water utility professionals, irrigation experts, efficient fixture manufacturers and many others with an interest in creating a sustainable water future. 'The knowledge-sharing at WaterSmart Innovations is critical in finding the right path to a sustainable water future,” said Barb Martin, AWWA director of engineering and technical services. “WSI provides a platform for both the water efficiency technology creators and the practitioners who will apply these innovations to address unprecedented water resources challenges. The WSI conference serves as a catalyst for driving sustainable practices and fostering collaboration among water professionals worldwide.' Participants at WSI will have the unique opportunity to engage with leading experts and industry professionals who will share their insights and knowledge on various topics, including: New Technologies: Discover cutting-edge technologies that enhance water efficiency and conservation efforts. New Strategies and Programs: Explore innovative approaches to water sustainability and conservation. Customer Engagement: Learn about exciting ways to engage customers in water-saving initiatives. Water Resources Management: Explore new strategies for managing and preserving water resources. The conference, hosted at the South Point Hotel Casino & Spa, features a comprehensive lineup of professional sessions, covering a broad range of subjects, from advancing the adoption of efficient products to expanding the use of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and exploring alternate water supplies. Stakeholder engagement and community involvement will also be key discussion points during the event. The conference's exhibit hall will showcase innovative water products, services and strategies, providing valuable insights for water conservation efforts. 'The WaterSmart Innovations sessions are great,” said Patrick Watson, conservation services administrator, Southern Nevada Water Authority. “However, the discussion between sessions is where great ideas form.” Registration for the 2023 WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition is now open. For more information and to register, please visit https://www.awwa.org/Events-Education/WaterSmart-Innovations . ### Established in 1881, the American Water Works Association is the largest nonprofit, scientific and educational association dedicated to managing and treating water, the world’s most vital resource. With approximately 50,000 members, AWWA provides solutions to improve public health, protect the environment, strengthen the economy and enhance our quality of life.