DuPont Water Solutions expands online learning and thought leadership programme

Programmes used by over 30,000 water industry professionals support professional development through discussion of emerging water challenges.

DuPont Water Solutions has revitalised its programmes of webinars and specialist classes for water professionals, enhancing its library of more than 100 hours of learning and thought leadership content. The live and on-demand materials are designed for people working in a wide range of industries that use water technologies, including life sciences, food and beverage, chemical processing and municipal water supply and wastewater treatment.

From tutorials for beginners to strategic discussions about addressing global issues, the programme is designed to assist professionals at every stage of their careers. Each of the educational webinars and specialised classes is delivered by a team of subject matter experts, with decades of experience overcoming the toughest of water challenges.

Sessions are designed for specific job roles and functions, ensuring that engineers and operators, utility and plant managers from both the private and public sectors and research and application development scientists and engineers, can develop their skills and understanding of water treatment technologies and how they can be used within the industry to build efficient and sustainable solutions.

More than 30,000 global water professionals currently use DuPont’s specialist online learning programmes which provide certified professional development hours (PDH credits). Content includes a series of technology deep-dives led by water industry professionals discussing the fundamentals of key water treatment system components, including reverse osmosis and nanofiltration membranes, ion exchange resins and adsorbents, ultrafiltration membranes and closed-circuit reverse osmosis (CCRO) systems.

Juan Carlos Pacheco Vera, business development manager for Industrias Islas, commented: “Industrias Islas has been working together with DuPont for more than 35 years, collaborating on many successful projects, growing the advanced membrane technology market in Mexico and helping organisations overcome complex water challenges. The Water Academy sessions, online webinars and the Blue Talk debate series from DuPont Water Solutions ensures our team is always up-to-date with the latest technology and how it can be effectively and efficiently used in a range of different applications.”

In addition to providing opportunities for continued professional development, DuPont has gathered industry stakeholders from across the globe to discuss the latest water industry trends and the challenges facing communities in a water-stressed world. The Blue Talk series explores the steps necessary to safeguard precious natural water resources and increase access to clean and healthy water for the 7.8 billion people who call the planet Earth home.

Alan Chan, vice-president and general manager of DuPont Water Solutions, added: “Blue Talk provides a forum for water influencers to grapple with the big questions about how we can address water scarcity in an increasingly water-stressed world. By bringing together industry figures, we are demonstrating how collaborative action is the key to unlocking the full potential of the latest water technologies, ensuring that communities across the world have access to this vital natural resource.”