SOURCE: Forester Media, Inc.

May 13, 2008 12:33 ET

Announcing the World's Largest Annual Water Efficiency Conference

SANTA BARBARA, CA--(Marketwire - May 13, 2008) - The summer of 2006 saw record-setting heat waves across Europe and North America, and the launch of Water Efficiency, The Journal for Water Conservation Professionals, the first journal to provide the water management workforce with a source for efficiency and conservation strategies. Now the publisher of Water Efficiency has launched WaterEC, the world's largest annual water efficiency conference for water systems professionals who are adapting to drought and preparing for climate change effects.

WaterEC, The International Water Efficiency Conference, will be held March 30-April 2, 2009 in Newport Beach, CA, at the Newport Beach Marriott. WaterEC is for municipal, regional, state, provincial, and federal water officials; engineers; and industry professionals to gather and share technical, technological, and managerial water strategies. For more information or to register for the conference, visit www.WaterEC.net.

"Since we launched Water Efficiency in 2006, community water conservation and efficiency techniques has become one of the top environmental conversations in the world," said Daniel Waldman, publisher and president of Forester Media, Inc. "WaterEC aims to be the gathering place for those all over the world who are seeking to improve their organizations' approach to water management in response to the serious challenges facing the world's water supply."

WaterEC will feature four program tracks on Source Development and Protection, Supply Storage and Conveyance, Indoor/Outdoor Use, and Resource Management. In addition, WaterEC will host an exposition hall of vendors and service providers exhibiting water efficiency-related equipment, products, technology, and services.

About Forester Media, Inc.

Established in 1990, Forester Communications was renamed Forester Media, Inc. in 2008, to acknowledge its industry leadership across media including print, tradeshows, Web, and book publishing. Forester Media publishes the award-winning trade magazines Stormwater, Erosion Control, MSW Management, Distributed Energy, Grading & Excavation Contractor, and Water Efficiency, and produces StormCon®, The North American Surface Water Quality Conference and Exposition and WaterEC®, The International Water Efficiency Conference. ForesterPress is the publishing division. Please visit www.forester.net for more information.

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