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Archive for November, 2012

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Data and Analytics Are Here — To Save Your Basement

Written by Kyle Reissner


Our Water Count, Utility, Sewer Backup
Imagine a world where you as consumers are told beforehand about a problem and a service person is there to fix it. Most things in today’s world are reactive, and I challenge you to imagine a world where utilities use plantoperational data, consumer usage habits, and current weather conditions to predict issues and avoid them all together.

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Arsenic and Juice and Rice

Written by Mike McGettigan

A year ago, these three words had virtually nothing in common, at least publicly. However, over the past year or so, arsenic, juice and rice have become mixed together and the subject of a public controversy. In September 2011, it started with arsenic in juice: apple and other fruits.

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How We Feel About Water Reuse in America [Infographic]

Written by Alan Hinchman

As Water Scarcity Grows, a GE Survey Shows Most Americans Strongly Support “Toilet-to-Turf” Water Reuse Solutions

Amidst growing water scarcity and concern about the future availability and quality of water, a new GE consumer survey unveiled in October indicates that Americans strongly support reusing water to help the U.S.

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Will Any Disaster Wake America up to its Water Problem?

Written by Vincent Caprio

Our_Water_Counts_Drougt_Sandy

The subject of a drought may surprise you since we just experienced hurricane Sandy. With more than 63% of the U.S. classified as experiencing drought in July 2012, water, or a lack thereof, has been prominent in the news and in the lives of everyday Americans.

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