DENVER, Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Water Works Association (AWWA) and the Asociacion Nacional de Empresas de Agua y Saneamiento de Mexico, A.C. (ANEAS) -- the National Association of Water and Sanitation of Mexico -- have established that they will share expertise and resources through an Agreement of Collaboration.
ANEAS President Andres Ruiz Morcillo and Director Roberto Olivares met with AWWA Vice President Luis Aguiar and Mexico Section Director Emilio Rangel Woodyard Aug. 16 at the ANEAS Annual Conference and Exposition to sign the agreement. Areas of collaboration will include:
-- Examining existing programs and other resources for potential
cooperative efforts and exchange of comparative industry information.
-- Developing cooperative arrangements for promoting each other's
programs and materials.
-- Maintaining regular communication between leaders of the associations
and developing avenues to promote dialogue among the associations'
members with similar expertise.
-- Looking for new programs to develop cooperatively and share
expertise, results and program benefits.
"ANEAS has developed significant programs for Mexican water utilities that address and improve public health in Mexico," Aguiar said. "We are pleased and excited to see our organizations' ties strengthened by the execution of our Agreement of Collaboration."
ANEAS is a civil organization founded in 1981 with the primary objective to bring together water and wastewater utilities and improve water quality in Mexico. The organization offers training courses, management workshops and more to over 700 members. Its fields of expertise include water supply and sanitation, research and assessment, water resources management, environmental regulation and governance and ecosystems.
AWWA is the authoritative resource for knowledge, information, and advocacy to improve the quality and supply of water in North America and beyond. AWWA is the largest organization of water professionals in the world. AWWA advances public health, safety and welfare by uniting the efforts of the full spectrum of the entire water community. Through our collective strength we become better stewards of water for the greatest good of the people and the environment.
|SOURCE American Water Works Association|
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