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Empowering Pumps & Industry Conference • November 8-9, 2023 • The Water Tower • Buford, GA


The Empowering Pumps & Industry Conference is where the industry can come to connect with manufacturers, distributors, end users, associations, and students in one place. The two-day event will feature presentations from subject matter experts, roundtable discussions, exhibits, and tours of The Water Tower (TWT) campus and Gwinnett County’s F. Wayne Hill Water Resources Center.


Topics discussed will include:

• Engineering & Design

• Maintenance & Reliability

• Pumps & Operations

• Industry Innovation & Infrastructure

• Sustainability

• Workforce Development

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Pump & Equipment

Engineers, Operators,
Maintenance & Reliability professionals across industry


Marketing & Management professionals looking to grow their leadership skills

Manufacturing & IoT

Manufacturing & IoT professionals who work in the industry including operators & supervisors


November 8th 

• Tour of TWT’s innovation campus and Gwinnett County’s F. Wayne Hill Water Resources Center

• Exhibitor Set up & Social Networking Hour

November 9th 

• General Sessions

• Training Sessions

• Exhibits

• Breakout Sessions

• Social Networking Hour & Industry Person of the Year Award Ceremony

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The Water Tower

• 55k sq-ft international innovation hub

• Conducting industry-leading research on water science


The Water Tower (TWT) launched in 2019 and opened its water innovation campus located in Buford, GA in April 2022. Convening the public and private sector water industry with academia and nonprofits, TWT aims to expedite the implementation of innovative water and wastewater solutions though programming in applied research, technology demonstrations, workforce recruitment and training, and community engagement. A live demonstration area helps innovators demonstrate their technologies in real-world conditions using water flows from the adjacent F. Wayne Hill Water Resources Center. The field training center provides resources for hands-on water & wastewater operator, lab analyst, maintenance technician training, and more. 2,460 sq. ft . of laboratory experimental lab field training center The Water Tower This is a snapshot of what you’ll see during #EPIC2023. Reach out to us to learn about your presentation needs and discuss where best you can represent yourself during the event.


Next door is Gwinnett County’s F. Wayne Hill Water Resources Center, an award-winning advanced wastewater treatment facility. Because the Center returns water to Lake Lanier, it meets or exceeds some of the most stringent effluent quality limits in the nation. The ozone, granular activated carbon, and membrane treatment processes are on the cutting edge of wastewater purification technology. Nutrient and energy recovery programs also make the Center a valuable community asset.

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