“Digital water is already here” is the clear message after interviewing utility executives and leading experts from around the globe. From big data solutions to advanced management of the distribution network to digital customer engagement programs, nearly all utilities we talked to have begun the digital transformation journey.
The same forces that unleashed the Industrial Internet are now leading the digitization of the global water business and public sector ecosystem. The lessons learned from the digitization of other sectors such as heavy industry, manufacturing, power media, retail, communications, healthcare, and education are now being successfully applied to water infrastructure and commercial projects.
The Case for Green Energy in Latin America and The Caribbean (LAC)
This paper summarizes the discussions, findings, and conclusions reached during the 2018 Stockholm World Water Week sessions, and provides recommendations on strategies that will help LAC advance green infrastructure in pursuit of meeting SDG6 targets by 2030.
A Call to Cities: Run Out of Water or Create Resiliance and Abundance
New management choices, with new approaches to urbanization and integrated water-energy-food management, are emerging as critical to combat water stress. Urban strategies and tactics are explored in this chapter with a focus on scaling effective solutions and approaches.