DALLAS, May 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Phigenics, the Independent Leader in Water Management℠, hosted its 5th Annual Smart Water Leadership Summit April 24-25 in Dallas, TX. The event gathered leaders in building water management to exchange knowledge on topics related to advancing an organization's water management program and preventing Legionnaires' Disease.
The 2017 Summit included speakers from Florida Hospital, US Green Building Council, Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services, Mayo Clinic, Novant Health, Atlanta Veterans Administration Medical Center, North Texas Municipal Water District, Children's Medical Center of Dallas and NewYork-Presbyterian Hospital Enterprise.
Topics ranged from Developing a Comprehensive Enterprise Water Management Program to When and How to Work with Your Local Health Department to Managing Ice Machines and Decorative Water Features for Legionella. The keynote, which described the current legal landscape following the 2015 release of ASHRAE Standard 188, "Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems" and 2016 release of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Water Management Toolkit, was delivered by Scott Furman, Esq. of the environmental law firm of Sive, Paget and Riesel P.C.
This year's Summit featured a panel composed of early adopters of water management programs, who shared their experiences of leading and actively participating on a water management team. A second panel of infection prevention professionals discussed the importance of their role within water management teams. To view content from this year's Summit or request an invite to next year's Summit in Orlando, go to www.smartwaterleadership.com and join the Smart Water Community.
About The Smart Water Leadership Summit
The Smart Water Leadership Summit is an invitation-only event produced by Phigenics. The purpose of the Summit is to provide an invigorating forum for water management leaders to learn, develop and promote best practices for sustainable facility water management. Invited guests include professionals in facility management, EH&S, engineering, sustainability, compliance, infection prevention, research, government policy and regulation, academia, and related disciplines who are responsible for managing utility, process and potable water within their facilities. Industry sectors include a broad base of healthcare, higher education, retail, commercial, hospitality, government and manufacturing organizations. www.smartwaterleadership.com.
Contact: Kellen Utecht, firstname.lastname@example.org, 844-850-4087
To view the original version on PR Newswire, visit:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/phigenics-smart-water-leadership-summit-provides-forum-for-facility-leaders-and-infection-prevention-professionals-to-discuss-water-management-300453261.html