Events at the World Water Congress in Busan

Efficient Specialist Group Open Meeting
Wednesday, September 19, from 12:45 to 14:15 in Room 9

Progress with the Efficient2013 conference in Paris will be discussed as well as latest news, the future strategic direction of the Specialist Group and some key issues and projects.

Session on Water Conservation and Demand Management
Wednesday, September 19, from 9:20 to 10:45 in Room 11.

Topics and speakers:

  • Proposal of a systematic methodology to estimate apparent losses due to water meter inaccuracies – Francisco Arregui, Spain
  • Cost Efficiency in Water Efficiency – Martin Conner, Australia
  • Managing long-term capacity in the age of conservation – Xin Qiao, US
  • Behaviour Change Programs for Water Efficiency: Findings from North West and Metropolitan Residential Programs in Western Australia – Goen Ho, Australia

Workshop on Forecasting and Managing the Future: Water Demand and Tariffs
Wednesday, September 19, from 9:20 to 1:45 in Room 7

Workshop Leaders: Francisco Cubillo and Stuart White

Workshop on AquaRating: An innovative system for assessing utility practice and performance
Thursday, September 20, from 14:15 to 15:45 in Room 12

Chair: Tom Williams

Dialogue Session on AquaRating
Tuesday, September 18, from 14:15 to 15:00 at the Development Hub

Workshop on Creating Operationally Smart networks — today and in the future
Thursday, September 20, from 9:15 to 10:45 in Room 9

Workshop Leader: Jo Parker