Dr. Jim Gill, chair of Water Australia, will speak at a luncheon Oct. 8.
Jim Gill, inaugural chairman of Water Australia, will be the keynote
luncheon speaker at the WaterSmart Innovations Conference and Exposition, Oct.
7-9, 2009, in Las Vegas.
served as CEO of the Water Corporation of Western Australia for 13 years and was
recognized for development of innovative programming to reduce water demand and
diversify water resources in Western
Australia, countering an enormous reduction in the
yield of traditional surface water sources.
achievements of his tenure include a desalination plant that uses renewable
energy, programs to enhance water supplies through agricultural irrigation
efficiency, and a system for aquifer storage and recovery of treated
Gill holds degrees from the University of Western Australia, University of Cambridge, and Harvard University.
Most recently he was selected to chair Water Australia, a joint public-private
organization created to disseminate Australian technology and expertise in
water resource management.
WaterSmart Innovations is presented
by the Southern Nevada Water Authority in conjunction with the U.S.
Environmental Protection Agency’s WaterSense Program. It is a non-profit event
that serves to broaden knowledge of innovations in urban water efficiency and
water conservation including products, programs and outreach.
further information, visitwww.WaterSmartInnovations.com.
Australian Water Expert To Keynote WaterSmart Conference
June 30, 2009