Buffer STORY HIGHLIGHTS New York’s state assembly passed a limited ban on hydraulic fracturing Also known as “fracking,” it’s a controversial method of drilling for natural gas The EPA is studying whether fracking contaminates ground water (CNN) — New York could be the first state in the country to impose a limited ban on a [...]
About Laura ShenkarLaura Shenkar is Founder and Principal of The Artemis Project. She is one of the foremost global experts on corporate water strategy and the application of advanced water technologies in commercial and industrial markets.
Bufferby Garrett Miller, Director of Sustainability Solution Management, SAP Many of us have heard pundits claiming, “water is the new gold.” If that were the case, my home state, Washington, would be emerging as the next global super power—without the support of Bill or Boeing. While it may not be the next gold, water’s emergence [...]
Buffer Artemis Project Top 50 winner Takadu was mentioned in the Economist special report titled “It’s a Smart World” highlighting emerging technologies and trends around the use of sensors, data and analytics. A special section in the report is dedicated to ‘the Smart Water Utility’. A special report on smart systems Making every drop count [...]
Buffer When water is cheap and abundant, why should corporations be planning their water management strategy for a thirsty future? “The Corporate View of Water Strategy” webinar will bring together leaders from SAP, Intel and IBM to discuss why water management is important, how to implement a water management plan, and the practical application of [...]
BufferThe transaction that brings a premium to investors and founders of a great technology company is one of the company’s defining moments. Achieving a premium return on an early-stage investment requires communication, precision, and financial savvy. * What are the most decisive challenges for water tech companies in transitioning from a start-up into an industry [...]
Buffer Utility managers like Eric Rosenblum and Ron Zegers are part of a small cadre of experienced leaders within the water utility who have been facilitating new water management approaches for decades. They have ensured that, with very few exceptions, there is a steady supply of healthy and safe drinking water. Like other water utility [...]
Buffer The Shanghai Tower will serve as a mammoth 125-floor rainwater harvesting structure. The breathtaking outside shell borrows the best designs from nature, collecting rain to purify and replenish 675,000,000 liters of water each year. Combining stores, offices and apartments, the building will serve as an icon for water resource management in China, as the [...]
Water treatment and delivery systems were built for steady, predictable operation. In the face of water scarcity and budget cuts, utility managers are challenged to squeeze more performance out of water infrastructure with advanced technologies.
BufferWater scarcity now presents a top threat to business. Growing industries—from manufacturing to high-tech to energy production—require new water strategies and technologies for their operations. To meet this wave of opportunity, the BlueTech Innovation Forum brings together venture capitalists, advanced water technology companies, customers, researchers, and water industry thought leaders to identify where advanced water [...]
BufferIn the past 15 to 20 years, mainstream cooling water treatment technology focused on better chemical additives—typically polymers—to grab dissolved and suspended solids floating in the cooling water and either float them or sink them where they can be easily removed to avoid the precipitate problem described yesterday. This is essentially adding plastic to the [...]
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