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Archive for June, 2015

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The Power of One: A Tall Order for Overcoming Water Shortage

Written by Jill Burdette

BeachThis weekend I had the great privilege of visiting the Baltimore National Aquarium with my daughter. She loves all things ocean, specifically dolphins, and wants to learn as much as possible about them. As we were walking to the dolphin arena, we passed signs posted on the walkways that read things like, “Less than 1% of the water on earth is available for drinking.” I overheard a young boy asking his mother why that was, and I’m not sure she knew how to answer the question.

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The Drought Comes East: All Water Is Local

Written by Vincent Caprio

The Drought Comes East_1In the summer of 2014, I was on the phone with New York-area Wall Street professionals. They asked me, “What is the leading story in the water industry?” I answered, “The severe drought in California.”

“Vince, I am a scientist by training and I am a green-energy investor.

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Will Science Help Ease Our Water Issues?

Written by Laurence Mann

Water Science_Laurence MannA good wine is five years old, a solid Scotch clocks in at 12 and a fine Port is normally 20. Not surprisingly, we don’t begrudge these beverages their time to mature. In fact, many of us wait with great anticipation.

We don’t usually think of water in these same terms, but maybe we should.

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Here Come the Waterworks: An Anniversary Perspective on Water’s Past and Future

Written by Alan Hinchman

Oil and WaterAnniversaries have a way of making everyone a little nostalgic. Some people celebrate with a look to the future, while some become reflective. I’ve always been with the reflective folks. I have a somewhat notable anniversary coming up on August 7…that date marks my move into the water industry.

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