Post Tagged with: "innovation"

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

Water utilities recognized for sustainable, future-focused innovations

Water utilities recognized for sustainable, future-focused innovations

August 14, 2017 at 10:49 am 0 comments

Several water sector associations are recognizing 25 water utilities for their leadership in community engagement, watershed stewardship and recovery of resources such as water, energy, and nutrients. The Utility of the Future Today recognition celebrates the achievements of forward-thinking, innovative water utilities that are providingRead 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

LIFT program announces new online platform

LIFT program announces new online platform

January 16, 2017 at 10:02 am 0 comments

The Leaders Innovation for Technology Forum (LIFT), which aims to bring new water technology into the market quickly and efficiently, recently announced the launch of LIFT Link, an online platform connect water innovators with utilities. LIFT Link serves as a highway of interaction among municipal andRead More

LIFT Initiative Provides Forum for Water Innovation

LIFT Initiative Provides Forum for Water Innovation

August 24, 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

The Leaders Innovation for Technology Forum (LIFT) is an initiative run by the Water Environment & Reuse Foundation (WE&RF) and the Water Environment Federation (WEF). The goal of the initiative is to bring new water technologies to the field quickly and efficiently. LIFT includes technological,Read More

AEM Poll: Water Innovation Key to Infrastructure Modernization

AEM Poll: Water Innovation Key to Infrastructure Modernization

August 15, 2016 at 12:02 pm 0 comments

Republicans and Democrats have at least one thing they can agree on this election year, according to a national poll released last week by the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM). With less than 90 days left before Election Day, the poll found that half ofRead More

Innovation in the Water Sector

Innovation in the Water Sector

October 6, 2015 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Innovation in the water sector has been largely misunderstood and understated.With other types of technology unicorns coming out of the west coast and our attraction to sexy solutions, the water sector continues cry out for better, innovative technologies.