PHOENIX, April 10, 2012 /CNW/ - GWR Global Water Resources Corp. (TSX:
GWR) and Global Water Resources, Inc. ("Global Water") today announced
that Global Water President and CEO Trevor Hill will be presenting at
the Smart Water Systems forum in London, UK, at the Copthorne Tara
Hotel on April 16-17, 2012. Along with industry and thought leaders
from the sector, Mr. Hill will be speaking on "Bringing The Consumer
Into The Smart Grid For Water - Strategies For Engaging The Consumer In
"It is imperative that we recognize the smart grid for water is not just
about meters and end-points," said Mr. Hill. "It's about engaging the
consumer in managing their own consumption and providing them access to
the tools necessary to modify their behavior in light of dwindling
supplies. The timing of this event is fitting, considering the current
and projected drought conditions in the United Kingdom today, and
demonstrates the international applicability of systems like FATHOM™.
This event continues Global Water FATHOM™'s leadership role in
modernizing data systems, optimizing water use, and providing the data
More information on the Smart Water Systems forum can be found at http://www.smi-online.co.uk/events/overview.asp?is=17&ref=3698.
FATHOMTM is deployed as an integrated suite of utility-to-utility services
including Automated Meter Infrastructure, Customer Information System
and Asset Management solutions that have been proven to lower utility
operating costs while improving service levels. The solution is hosted
in a secure cloud computing environment, which makes implementation
rapid and requires no additional IT personnel or infrastructure.
About GWR Global Water Resources Corp and Global Water
GWR Global Water Resources Corp owns an approximate 48.1% interest in
Global Water. Global Water is a leading water resource management and
technology company that owns and operates water, wastewater and
recycled water utilities, and provides technology-enabled services
through its unique platform, FATHOM™ Utility-to-Utility ("U2U™") Solutions. Initially developed by Global Water to support and
optimize its own utilities, FATHOM™ is an integrated suite of advanced
technologies proven to increase revenue, decrease costs and bring
efficiencies to water utilities. FATHOM™ puts water management tools in customers' hands.