Commentary

A Distributed Water Revolution

A Distributed Water Revolution

December 20, 2017 at 3:59 pm 0 comments

By Michael Warady It is a common missive in today’s water industry that we have let our water infrastructure decay to a point of imminent failure. Nearly every article in industry magazines today features some allusion to the $250 billion to $1 trillion investment neededRead More

Water Incubators & The Entrepreneurial Valley of Death

Water Incubators & The Entrepreneurial Valley of Death

October 18, 2017 at 6:30 am 0 comments

By Michael Warady The water industry has long been considered one of the least innovative, most lethargic industries in the world. The reasons given for this particular reputation vary based upon who you are speaking with, but range from: a lack of innovative thinking byRead More

Examining Common Barriers to Smart City Implementation

Examining Common Barriers to Smart City Implementation

August 21, 2017 at 9:37 am 0 comments

By Luis Casado & Eric Rensel Leaders in the water sector are all too familiar with the numbers. The average age of our country’s dams is 56 years old. The demands on wastewater treatment plants will grow nearly 25 percent in the next 15 years.Read More

Triple Vision: Collaboration, Innovation, Communication

Triple Vision: Collaboration, Innovation, Communication

April 18, 2017 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

 By Cindy Wallis-Lage   Water is both a resource and a challenge. As an optimist — a trait I think I share with many water leaders — I see opportunities and potential solutions when I look at challenges facing the water industry. Leaders in anyRead More

Michigan: An Example for Trump’s Infrastructure Plan?

Michigan: An Example for Trump’s Infrastructure Plan?

March 21, 2017 at 12:36 pm 0 comments

The State of Michigan is Getting Very Serious about Water Infrastructure, Restoring Public Trust & Protecting Ratepayers –By Gregory M. Baird– A shockwave occurred in the U.S. water industry as the toxic lead findings sent a media mushroom cloud over Flint, Michigan. Every water utilityRead More