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The USA isn’t facing up to the full extent of its water crisis

The problem is quantity as well as quality. Over the last decade, the USA has been rocked by, and focused on, what happened in Flint.  This isn’t the place to retell Flint’s story, the facts of which CNN has kindly set out for us all.  But Flint is a water quality issue. When it comes to water quantity, or scarcity, then most Americans think first of Africa, India, the Middle East, or of Asia.  They don’t in general think about their own country.

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Water will shape the world in the next 50 years

Along with AI, Algae, Implantable Tech, Climate Change, Cryptocurrency, Empathy, Genetics, Lab-grown meat, Surveillance, Universal basic income, and Virtual Reality. Experts’ predictions seem to be more heavily discounted than they used to be, but here’s a group of experts who answered a lot of questions, the answers to which were synthesized into 12 themes. One of those themes is Water.

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Cut leakage and bills says UK regulator

£50 off the average bill and 16% reduction in leakage over the next 5 years. The UK water industry may have breathed a sigh of relief on Friday after the UK general election because it no longer faced being re-nationalised.

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Transforming water networks in 42 countries

i2O’s intelligent network solutions are now used in 42 countries in the world.  The latest is Malawi in Africa. i2O already has solutions functioning in one of the highest altitude cities in the world, La Paz in Bolivia, and the world’s southernmost city of Ushaia in Tierra del Fuego, Argentina. 

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Past the point of no return

It’s an inexorability.

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We’re sleepwalking into a global water crisis

The warnings are there but no one's acting on them.

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Foreigners drink New South Wales dry

Claims the "Uncoventional Economist"

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Just another South African water crisis?

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Desiccated dichotomy or trifecta?

Look it up...

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