In October 2012, the Commercial Section of the American Embassy in Romania recruited and led a delegation of Romanian water companies to the Water Environment Federation Technical Exhibition and Conference (WEFTEC), the largest environmental industry event in North America and the largest annual water exhibition in the world with more than 900 exhibitors and 18,000 water professionals in attendance.
At the center of the Romanian delegation’s visit to the WEFTEC was an opportunity to meet directly with U.S. vendors of water and wastewater technologies, including XYLEM, CTS Tank, BlueInWater and Several Trent Services.
The visit to WEFTEC was followed by a tour of the Deer Island wastewater treatment facility, a centerpiece of a $3.8 billion program to protect Boston Harbor against pollution from metropolitan Boston's sewer systems.
During the visit in Boston, the Romanian delegation met with the Massachusetts-based Coler & Colantonio, Inc. Coler & Colantonio, Inc. is an engineering firm structured to address the needs of the energy, geospatial technologies, land development, and government market clients The firm is currently known on the national and international stage with clients across the country and the globe. Their clients include: Fortune 500 energy companies, international retailers, development firms, corporations, private individuals, and government entities at all levels – federal, state and municipal.