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Archive for September, 2013

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The Water-Energy Nexus and Teenagers

Written by Terry Biederman
OWC Blog
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According to Wikipedia, the water-energy nexus is the relationship between how much water is evaporated to generate and transmit energy, and how much energy it takes to collect, clean, move, store and dispose of water. So, how does this apply to teenagers?

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The American Water Infrastructure Needs More Funding and Innovation

Written by Vincent Caprio

For the last five years, the Water Innovations Alliance Foundation has stated to our leaders on Capitol Hill that to repair America’s decaying water infrastructure will cost approximately $350-400 billion. The grade for the 2013 Report Card from the American Society of Civil Engineers for America’s drinking water is a D.

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Water Technology, Laws and Policy

Written by Cat Shrier

Cat Shrier, founder of Water Citizen, discusses the importance of educating adults on water issues.

So many of the decisions made about water are determined by local water boards and policy makers—adults, who get their information through mass media. We can’t just focus education about water on the kids.

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Facebook for Industry – Mobility + Data + Analytics is a NOW Thing!

Written by Kyle Reissner

2Facebook has transformed how many of us use the Internet. It is a great tool to help people easily keep in touch with friends and family, share pictures/video, and play games. Let’s face it, Facebook is the single largest collection of people ever in the history of mankind, and it’s changed how we interact socially.

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