News | January 8, 2021

Kennedy Jenks Joins SWAN To Bring A Century Of Engineering Excellence To Global Smart Water Arena

Kennedy /Jenks Consultants, Inc., an industry pioneer with over 100 years of proven engineering excellence, has joined the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN), the leading global smart water and wastewater network.

This announcement comes at an opportune time marked by increased interest in the utility digital transformation space and a focus on leveraging smart water technologies to improve water reliability, service, and safety. From digital twin-based methodologies to ready-to-deploy smart solutions, smart water driven projects are gaining remarkable traction across the sector. Speaking on this more favorable environment, Aditya Ramamurthy, Director of Utility Management Services at Kennedy Jenks, remarked: “Our industry has entered a new, highly sophisticated digital environment that extensively relies on technology enablement, process automation, and data-driven decision making.”

With their SWAN Membership, Kennedy Jenks joins forces with global water thought leaders from across an extensive and diverse membership ecosystem, including utilities, regulators, engineering firms, solution providers, investors, and academia. Commenting on this news, Ramamurthy further noted that “Our expertise in the digital arena, combined with over a century of engineering services in the water and wastewater sector provides Kennedy Jenks opportunities to bring simple, scalable, and sustainable technologies and energetic innovations to our clients. We are excited and proud to join the SWAN Forum and the SWAN Americas Alliance, and are more than ready to connect with other, progressive smart water voices.”

Amir Cahn, SWAN’s Executive Director added: “Kennedy Jenks has built an impressive legacy as a proven engineering powerhouse. We are honored to welcome them as official SWAN Members and look forward to their active contribution to help bridge the existing gaps between technical advocacy, smart water innovation, and engineering services.”

About SWAN Forum:
Founded in 2010, the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) is the leading global hub for the smart water sector, accelerating the awareness and adoption of data-driven technologies in water and wastewater networks worldwide. A non-profit organization, SWAN brings together key players in the water sector to collaborate and share knowledge while offering access to cutting-edge research, global networking opportunities, and the ability to proactively influence the future of the water industry. For more information, visit

About Kennedy Jenks:
Kennedy Jenks’ professionals plan, design, engineer and manage construction of major water, waste water, One Water and environmental projects across the U.S. for public and private sector agencies and industrial clients. For more information, visit

Source: Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN)