LAS VEGAS — The Nevada Center of Excellence (COE) has added its voice to the robust dialog and research underway at SWAN, the Smart Water Networks Forum, according to a press release.

SWAN, a not-for-profit membership organization, is the leading industry forum in the smart water space, bringing together the key voices across the water sector — water utilities, technology companies, academics and research institutes, investors and industry experts, the release reported.

SWAN members create dialog, actionable tools and research to support utilities as they adopt data-driven technologies to make their water networks more sustainable and efficient and protect our most precious resource: Water, noted the release.

“The Nevada COE is extremely pleased about becoming a part of SWAN, the Smart Water Networks Forum,” said Ken Ladd who serves as the interim executive director. “SWAN is the leading global industry alliance in advocating the necessity of smart water networks, and promoting the use of industry changing data technologies to increase efficiency of water networks around the globe.”

According to the release, through SWAN, the Nevada COE will have an international platform to share its thinking and cutting edge water sector research with industry colleagues from around the world, to learn from their expertise, research and in-the-field experiences and to collaborate with industry-leading companies and organizations on projects leading to improved water quality and sustainability.