New This Week: Water Connections, Collaboration and Education
GWW SPOTLIGHT: Tamara Kahn of TMA BlueTech, who used snow last week to flush her toilet in the midst of power outages. Tamara navigated power outages and managed to produce this beautiful 3-minute overview of TMA BlueTech. Come meet Tamara Wednesday-Friday at Water and Waste Management, or connect with her in the community.
VISIT US IN THE EXHIBIT HALL: GlobalWaterWorks will host its first 3DVirtual Exhibit Space at Water & Waste Management III Wednesday-Friday, February 24-26. Expand your global network and knowledge, tapping more than 100 speakers and helping us bridge Asia and the Americas. BONUS: GWW Coupon Code, WWMGWW10 provides affordable access.
TAP THE WORLD’S RESILIENCE EXPERTS and TECHNOLOGIES: Global power outages remind us it’s never too early to plan for resilience. Current challenges provide one more reason to attend the free GlobalWaterWorks Webinar featuring experts from the UN and the Green Building Council, who will walk through proven approaches and some digital solutions to resilience….
This FREE Webinar series is made possible by our sponsors, and we thank GWW Member Sponsors for their support and resilient technologies: Walter Friend, Kyle Rader, Gary Wong Derek Leung, Heather Towsley, Albert Slap, Pablo Calabuig , Brad Dreier, Jennifer Mathers, and the amazing team at Scranton Gillette, @katie Johns, Larry Scott, Bob Crossen, and more.
WATERLOOP LOOKS at FINANCING ENVIRONMENTAL IMPACT: Travis Loop interviews Eric Letsinger, CEO of Quantified Ventures, on the rise of environmental impact bonds, an innovative financing tool that provides capital from investors for new approaches and bases the return on outcomes.
Money is not an issue when it comes to securing quality water, say respondents to last week’s poll:
Given all that we know about water and the challenges, are you willing to pay more for your water in the home?
- No – 3%
- Yes, I would pay 5% more. – 16%
- Yes I would pay 10% more. – 10%
- I would pay whatever is justified to fund updating the infrastructure for a specified period of time, as long as it was justified. – 56%
- None of the above please make a comment below. – 13%
WE’RE GROWING! More than 150 new members have joined the community in the last 6 weeks. We invite all to Connect. Collaborate. Celebrate. And, this 4-7-minute tour will help all make the most of the community and your profile. The community is what we make it together and we invite you to contribute case studies, educational events and journal articles that can help advance our collective knowledge, networks.
SAVE THE DATE: Read on for Global Water Works Community Happenings – curated from around the globe.
PATHWAYS TO DIGITAL RESILIENCE (PART 1) – February 23
TWT BOOK CLUB (RAIN by Cynthia Barnett) – February 23
WORLD WATER TECH INNOVATION SUMMIT – February 23-24
WATER AND WASTE INTERNATIONAL WWM III – February 24 – 27. U.S. and India share knowledge and business opportunities.
PRAYER MEETING – March 2
ENVIROTECH ASIA – March 7 – 13
36TH ANNUAL WATEREUSE SYMPOSIUM – March 15 – 25
PRAYER MEETING – March 16
WEF COLLECTION SYSTEMS CONFERENCE – March 23 – 25
FLORIDA WATER ENVIRONMENT ASSOCIATION CONNECT – March 29 – 30
LEAD AND WATER QUALITY SUMMIT – April 7-8
WATERNOW ALLIANCE ANNUAL SUMMIT – April 7-8
WATER WEEK IN WASHINGTON, D.C. – April 25 – May 1
PFAS FORUM – April 28 – 30
WELCOME NEW MEMBERS!
Colum Lyons (Ireland), Natesan J (India), Banderبندر A (Saudi Arabia), Priya Goyal (India), Meher Bhandara (India), Elvira Booth (Switzerland), Joel Hagan (United Kingdom), Ricardo Gil (Spain), Stanislas de-montlebert (France), Suneel Kumar Arora (India), Travis Smith (North Carolina), Annemarie Sampson (Illinois), Kiran Thota (Maryland), Autumn Young (Kentucky), Kevin Smith (Tennessee), Diana Leonard (California), Karen Ellis (Texas), William Madden (Kentucky), Carl White (California), Jacob Niemeier (Texas), Brian Cheshire (Georgia), Morgan Vahradian (California), Maria Price (Tennessee), Eric Trerotola (California), Rebeccah Sanders (Illinois), David Vinson (Tennessee), Greg Beytien (Colorado), Adam M. Eyring (Pennsylvania), Kiara Caldwell (Wisconsin), Josh Drummond (Washington), David Scurlock (Illinois), Rodolfo Perez (New York), Jeff Ball (Oregon), Joey Schuft (Minnesota), Maya Dekel (Israel), Marlin Ouverson (Hawaii), Varaporn Buranautama (Thailand), Lauren Del Ciello (Illinois), Amir Sekonji (Iran), Michael Weiss (Texas), Chad Seidel (Colorado), Julia Pietruszka (Connecticut), Charli K Matthews (Alabama), Vijay Nadkar (India), Devesh Sharma (Pennsylvania), Ricardo Sandoval Minero (Mexico), Michael Lesniak (California), Steve Leo (Georgia), Andreina Cordova (California), Ketan Patel (Texas), Johann Johann (Indiana), Beth Boeh (Pennsylvania), Thomas Brymer (Alabama), Edward Ricci (Arizona), Purnima Voria (Colorado), Randy Shaw (New Mexico)
ABOUT GlobalWaterWorks: Each week, we identify research, success stories, new technologies and water heroes to illustrate how global water works for the planet, people and prosperity.
Our mission is to connect drops of interest for waves of impact, and we invite you to collaborate and celebrate impactful water work in the community: https://www.globalwaterworks.org. You can also follow us on Twitter @GlobalWaterWork.SAVE THE DATE: Read on for Global Water Works Community Happenings – curated from around the globe. February 24 – 27. U.S. and India share knowledge and business opportunitie