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Archive for February, 2014

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Start Something that Can Change the Course of Water

Written by Chris Peacock

I’ve struggled with this post for some time. Because it’s about me (or so I thought). Who really wants to read about me (and why would I want to write about myself)?

But the reality is, this is about us. All of us. During a moment in time where water issues are culminating in big ways: Infrastructure failures.

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Water Scarcity Can’t Be Solved Alone

Written by Richard Tomlinson

By 2025, 48 of the world’s nations will face water stress or scarcity. In just the next four years, 30% of U.S. cities will experience a water crisis. As the world population continues to grow, water will become an ever-more-precious resource.

If we don’t work together to address them now, the challenges we face today will be the same challenges we face tomorrow—but on a much larger scale.

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How Smaller Utilities Can Do More With Less

Written by Alan Hinchman

shutterstock_55205593In the water and wastewater industry, smaller doesn’t mean simpler. Smaller utilities tend to be  remotely located, with aging infrastructures that are often surrounded by fragile ecosystems. These facilities not only face the usual challenges that come with improving process efficiency to meet regulatory mandates, they also have to do so without increasing costs or consumables.

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Integrating Big Data for Big Savings

Written by Alan Hinchman

When we consider the technology involved in delivering water to our taps, filtration tends to top the list. But as our country’s aging water systems start to fail, the increasing significance of information technology (IT) is impossible to ignore. After all, system efficiency, metering and even filtration technology all depend on data.

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