About The American Water Summit

AWS 2017 | November 29-30 | JW Marriott Austin

For over 7 years, The American Water Summit has connected the leading decision makers in the water business. Together, we know where the next deal is happening and who’s behind it. Global Water Intelligence has published over 200 issues of GWI Magazine and more than 50 standard-setting market reports: we bring legacy knowledge to an industry that values a long memory and a firm handshake.

AWS delegates leave better informed, better connected, and better equipped for the year ahead.


Proactive Partnerships
AWS 2017 | November 29-30 | JW Marriott Austin

Now in its 8th year, The American Water Summit is the forum for discussion and decision making at the highest level of the water sector, facilitating proactive partnerships that will form the linchpins of the business in the years to come. 

As the American water sector grapples with potential federal infrastructure initiatives and the recovery of key industrial end-markets, public and private sector thought-leaders will assess the opportunities for partnerships and technology innovation through three session strands: Emerging Opportunities, The CTO Forum, and Leading Utilities of the World


AWS 2017 Confirmed Attendees
  • ABB
  • Aecon Water Infrastructure
  • Alberici Constructors, Inc,.
  • Allen & Overy LLP
  • Amane Advisors
  • American Cast Iron Pipe Company
  • American Infrastructure Funds
  • Anaergia
  • Anchorage Water & Wastewater Utility
  • Anglo American
  • Aqua America
  • Aqualia
  • Aquam Corporation
  • ATCO
  • AWWA
  • Banister Group
  • Bank Leumi
  • Bechtel Oil, Gas & Chemicals Inc.
  • Bernhard Capital Partners, LP 
  • Black & Veatch
  • Black & Veatch – iMG-infraManagement Group
  • Blue Drop
  • Booky Oren Global Water Technologies
  • Boston Consulting Group
  • Brown and Caldwell
  • Bureau of Reclamation
  • Burns & McDonnell
  • Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority
  • Canyon Lake Water Service Company
  • Carollo Engineers
  • CDM Smith
  • Central Contra Costa Sanitary District
  • Central States Water Resources
  • Century Management
  • CH2M
  • Chester Stormwater Authority
  • Chicago Department of Water Management
  • City of Hamilton
  • City of South Bend, Indiana
  • Clean Chemistry
  • Clean Water Services
  • Core & Main LP
  • Corvias
  • Covington Water District
  • CPS Energy
  • DC Water
  • Denver Water
  • Department of Natural Resources, King County, WA
  • Dow Chemical
  • EAGT Water Services
  • Earth and Water Group
  • East Valley Water
  • EJ Water Cooperative
  • Elias Group, LLP
  • EmNet LLC
  • Environmental Market Analysis
  • EPCOR Utilities Inc
  • Eversheds Sutherland
  • Evoqua Water Technologies LLC
  • Ferguson Waterworks
  • Filtration Technology Corporation
  • Flowserve
  • Fluid Delivery Systems
  • Fluid Technology Solutions
  • Freeport-McMoRan
  • Garney Construction
  • Gemini Science
  • Gibraltar Industries, Inc.
  • Global Infrastructure Partners
  • Global Water Development Partners, Blackstone Portfolio Company
  • Gradiant Energy Services
  • Group NIRE
  • H2O Innovation
  • H2O Midstream, LLC
  • Hach Company
  • Hannon Armstrong
  • Harris & Associates
  • Harris-Galveston Subsidence District
  • Hatch
  • Hawkins Delafield & Wood LLP
  • Hayward Industries
  • Headwaters MB
  • Headworks
  • Hitachi Consulting
  • Houston Water
  • Hydrozonix
  • IDE Technologies
  • Institute for Sustainable Energy
  • Itron, Inc.
  • Jackson Walker LLP
  • James A. Baker III Institute of Public Policy – Rice University
  • Johnson Matthey
  • Joseph Cotruvo & Associates LLC
  • Kemira
  • KKR
  • Korn Ferry
  • KPMG
  • LA Sanitation
  • Laguna Water
  • Layne Water Midstream
  • Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
  • Macquarie Infrastructure
  • Magna Imperio Systems
  • Mazars USA LLP
  • Mears Group, Inc.
  • Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati
  • MIOX – Johnson Matthey
  • MODEC International, Inc.
  • Morgan Stanley
  • Mueller Water Products
  • MWH | Stantec
  • Nanostone Water
  • National Association of Clean Water Agencies
  • National Association of Water Companies
  • National Geographic
  • National Oilwell Varco
  • Newterra
  • Nidec Motor Corp
  • NRG Energy
  • Omya International AG
  • On Point Oilfield Holdings, LLC
  • Orenco Systems Inc.
  • Osceola Rural Water
  • Pacific States Water
  • Pall Corporation
  • PaLu Partner AG
  • Pentair
  • PERC Water Corporation
  • Plast-O-Matic Valves, Inc.
  • Pluto AI
  • Porifera
  • Port Industries of Corpus Christi
  • Poseidon Water
  • Produced Water Society
  • Protec Arisawa America
  • Raymond James
  • RBC Capital Markets
  • RedEye
  • RedZone Robotics, Inc.
  • Ridgewood Infrastructure
  • Rolled Alloys, Inc.
  • S&P Global Infrastructure Ratings
  • Sail Capital Partners
  • Sakina Group
  • San Antonio Water System
  • San Jose Water Company
  • Schlumberger
  • Sciens Capital
  • Senrio
  • Sensus, a Xylem brand
  • Seven Seas Water Corporation
  • Severn Trent
  • Siemens Industry Software GmbH
  • SmartCover Systems
  • SnowPure Water Technologies
  • Societe Generale
  • Solenis
  • SouthWest Water Company
  • Stepwell Water Consulting
  • Stifel
  • Stonepeak Partners
  • Storm & stream Solutions LLC
  • Suez
  • Suez Water Technologies & Solutions
  • Synagro
  • Table Rock Capital
  • Tailwater Capital
  • Texas Alliance of Energy Producers
  • Texas Association of Groundwater Owners & Producers
  • Texas Water Development Board
  • Texas Water Recycling Association
  • Texas Water Solutions Management Group
  • Tortoise Capital Advisors
  • Tucson Water
  • University Lands
  • US EPA Region III
  • Vertex
  • Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission
  • WaterMark Resource Development
  • WaterBridge Resources LLC
  • Watercare Services Limited
  • Water Asset Management LLC
  • Water Capital Partners LLC
  • Water Cycle
  • Water Desalination Report, USA GWI
  • Water Design-Build Council
  • WatrHub Inc.
  • Water Planet, Inc.
  • Webber
  • West Basin Municipal Water District
  • West Monroe Partners
  • WestWater Research, LLC
  • White & Case
  • White House Council on Environmental Quality
  • William S Boyd School of Law Climate Adaption and Environmental Policy Brookings Institution
  • Woodard & Curran
  • XPV Water Partners
  • Xylem
  • York Region Environmental Services
Confirmed Global Water Leaders
(List Updated Daily)
  • Executive Director and Chief Engineer, Camden County Municipal Utilities Authority
  • Chief Executive Officer, Central Arkansas Water
  • General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, DC Water
  • Chief Operations Officer, DC Water
  • President, National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA)
  • Chief Executive Officer, Denver Water
  • Chief Executive Officer, Watercare
  • Executive Director-Public Works, City of South Bend, IN
  • Chief Operations Officer, Los Angeles Department of Water and Power
  • General Manager and Chief Executive Officer, Central Contra Costa Sanitary District
  • Wastewater Director, US EPA
  • Vice President, West Basin Water District
  • Director, Tucson Water
  • Director of Water Services, City of Kitakyushu
  • Commissioner, York Region Environmental Services
  • Deputy Director, Los Angeles Sanitation
  • Executive Manager, Stormwater Authority of the City of Chester
  • Chief Executive Officer, Capital Region Water
  • Chairman, Texas Water Development Board
  • Director, Houston Water
  • Board Member, West Basin Water District
  • President and Chief Executive Officer, San Antonio Water System
  • Director, Cayman Islands Water Authority
  • Commissioner, Department of Water Management, City of Chicago
  • General Manager, Anchorage Water & Wastewater Utility
  • Deputy Director of External Affairs, City of San Diego Public Utilities Department

Our Delegates

Thought leaders in water, energy, tech, and finance
Senior Management31%
Business Development26%
Elected Officials/Utility Leaders14%

A Closer Look

Details from 180+ attending companies and organizations

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2017 Silver Sponsors
2017 Bronze Sponsors

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One-2-One Networking

Cocktail Hour

Day 1 Lunch

Tech Idol

Day 2 VIP Breakfast


Roundtables Session

Water Cooler Meeting Area

2017 Session Sponsors



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2017 Venue


The JW Marriott Hotel | 110 E 2nd St, Austin, TX 78701

For 15 years Global Water Intelligence (GWI) has been helping clients make the most informed strategic decisions by providing expert-led publications, newsletters, databases and market research reports. Over the years, we have acquired an expert team of researchers and journalists with backgrounds in finance, economics, water and technology who are extremely well-connected. Our team has an unparalleled network of senior executives, utility and industry leaders working within the business of water, enabling us to bring you exclusive and reliable insights into the key trends, developments and opportunities within the water sector.

GWI has expanded significantly since 2002. Since launching Global Water Intelligence Magazine, we have acquired and developed The Water Desalination Report, DesalData and The Ultrapure Water Journal and have become the commercial partner of The Produced Water Society. We have also published deep dive market research reports spanning a range of key markets and technology applications, as well as 4 editions of the bestselling, industry-renowned Global Water Market report. In 2017, GWI also launched its most sophisticated market intelligence platform to date – WaterData.

The culmination of expert-led insight into the water industry and a high-level network of water sector influencers is GWIs successful events portfolio. Each year, our two flagship events – The Global Water Summit and The American Water Summit – bring together a c-suite delegation to discuss the sector’s most pertinent trends and challenges in order to drive business, improve productivity and determine the future shape of the sector.