GE Water & Process Technologies, a unit of General Electric Company, announced its upcoming World Water Tour, a series of seminars that will bring water industry experts and industrial water users together to discuss best practices and solutions for meeting the industry’s increasing need to minimize operational costs, create sustainable supplies of water, decrease energy consumption, and meet increasingly stringent regulatory requirements. The 14-city tour will focus on best practices proven in balancing competitive business and industrial demands that often face industrial water users, especially in regions facing water scarcity and quality challenges.

The 14-city World Water Tour will touch on ways to meet industrial water challenges that can often arise during industrial processes, including washing, diluting, cooling, transporting, processing, fabricating products, sanitizing facilities, and producing commodities such as refined petroleum, chemicals, food, paper, and primary metals.

Following are the 2007 World Water Tour seminar locations and dates:

  • Las Vegas, May 2-4;
  • Houston, May 9-11;
  • Monterrey, Mexico, May 16-18;
  • Chicago, June 6-8;
  • Atlanta, June 13-15;
  • Edmonton, Canada, June 20-22;
  • Santiago, Chile; Aug. 8-10;
  • Melbourne, Australia, Aug. 22-24;
  • Barcelona, Spain, Sept. 5-7;
  • Mumbai, India, Fall 2007;
  • Bangalore, India, Fall 2007;
  • Shanghai, China, Fall 2007;
  • Beijing, China, Fall 2007; and
  • Dubai, UAE, Winter 2007.

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