H2O Will Trump CO2

Alpheus Water Research has written a wide-ranging piece explaining why they think that water will surpass climate change as the world’s main preoccupation in future.

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Lady Freethinker

Lady Freethinker is “a nonprofit media organization with the mission of achieving a free and compassionate world — for every species”.

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Kevin Starling appointed non-executive director at i2O

i2O, the smart water network solutions company, today announced that Kevin Starling has joined the i2O board as a non-executive director.

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A water shortage…in Sweden?

Drought isn’t something you’d associate with a Northern European country like Sweden. You might, rightly or wrongly, have some other stereotypes in mind like blond hair, Volvos and Abba.

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i2O extends global sales force reach with eight hires in six months

i2O, the smart water network solutions company, today announced that it has completed a major investment in new talent and a tripling in the size of its global sales force since the beginning of the year. New i2O sales and client support staff are now in place in Europe, Latin America, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and North America.

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The S in SCADA isn't for Secure

The S in SCADA stands for Supervisory, not Secure. An article in the Harvard Business Review entitled “Smart Cities Are Going to Be a Security Nightmare” points out that SCADA systems are particularly susceptible to frequent hacks due to poor security protocols, and a lack of cryptographic security and authentication factors. This is largely because the software dates from the last century.

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i2O ships 15,000th smart data logger

i2O, the smart water network solutions company, today announced that it has shipped its 15,000th data logger. The device, built by i2O engineers at its assembly centre in Woolston, Southampton, has been shipped to Chile in a batch of loggers that will be used to monitor water pressure and flow in one of the country’s large urban water networks.

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The Water Court of Valencia

Eight men in black robes meet every Thursday at noon sitting in a circle on chairs in the street outside a cathedral. They are the Water Court of Valencia. According to the Times of India the Court has been in existence for 1,000 years. It’s an elected body who resolve irrigation conflicts in an agricultural area of Spain. Not perhaps a very modern model for regulation of scarce resources, but a democratic one at least.

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i2O appoints Mark Loveday to support continued European expansion

i2O, the smart water network solutions company, today announced that it has appointed Mark Loveday to join David Kenny in supporting water utilities across the UK and Europe in their adoption of smart water network solutions.

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It makes you WannaCry

The rapid global spread of ransomware WannaCry at the end of last week should have made everyone think hard about security.

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