Water Values Podcast

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Excited to have been interviewed by David McGimpsey of The Water Values podcast. Check out the interview!

From The Water Values website:

Chris Peacock, water sector entrepreneur and founder of the Water Innovation Project, takes us on a journey in search of “smart water”. He shares what he has learned about the water market over the years and how new information technologies are helping us better understand how to manage our vital water resources. Chris also announces details about his upcoming book release, a compilation of 25 essays by thought leaders on water issues, which describes what people are doing to make a difference in the world of water.

In this session, you’ll learn about:

How water rights are defined and what they mean
The role of water economists and the water market
Who the typical stakeholders are in the water market
How Chris helped create a market to buy and sell water rights in northern Arizona
Efforts to transform the way we value water as a society
The technology behind smart water
Smart water utilities and how technology is impacting utility operations
How a smart water grid is created
What changes are occurring in the water sector due to the use of system data
Types of data that can be acquired from utility operations
How geographic information systems (GIS) help support utility infrastructure
How automated metering is changing utility operations and helping end users conserve water
How leak detection technologies are benefiting consumers
How to pre-order Christopher’s new book Damned if We Don’t: Ideas for Accelerating Change Around Water
How the publisher is giving back to the water community both here and abroad

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