Biography

Founder and CEO of Water Foundry. He is an advisor to multinationals,
water technology companies, investors, multi-lateral development
banks and NGOs. He is an investor in water technology start-ups with a
focus on innovative digital, off-grid and advanced treatment technologies. He is a globally recognized thought leader and has authored several books on corporate water strategies, the energy-water-food nexus and digital water technologies.

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Innovation is quickly and inevitably changing the way we think and provide infrastructure services. In many sectors, technology is disrupting processes and market structures. The ability to harness solar power at home has the potential to turn consumers of electricity into providers, or “prosumers”. Solar-powered self-driving vehicles are …

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IV.1   INTRODUCTION Our relationship with water is undergoing a transformation in response to increased demand for water (e.g., human consumption, energy and food production, etc.), the impacts of climate change and poor water quality. Digital technologies (e.g., information communication technologies or ICT) are leading the transformation …

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Background Currently, approximately 4 billion people live in water-scarce and -stressed regions, with nearly 1 billion people lacking access to safe drinking water and almost 1 million deaths per year from water-borne diseases (Figure 1). The 2030 Water Resources Group projected that by 2030 the world faces a 40 percent “gap” between water …

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