Latest Insights On Consumer Outreach

  1. Industry Leaders Communicate Value Of Water
    7/9/2015

    Before the water industry can integrate drought solutions, fight against infrastructure decay, or collect metering data, consumers need to understand why those things matter when they turn on the faucet.

  2. Water Consumption Data Driving Major Change in Water Consumer Behavior
    6/25/2015

    Getting consumers to buy in to the value of water has always been tricky. Many people have been hearing messages about saving water for years but to little effect.

  3. 2015 State Of The Water Industry, Or Groundhog Day?
    6/5/2015

    Each year, AWWA publishes their State Of The Water Industry report, which is a direct reflection of its members’ concerns via survey responses. I keep waiting to be surprised by the results, but the fateful moment of review feels something more like the movie Groundhog Day — reliving the same experience over and over.

  4. Matt Damon Wants You To 'Buy A Lady A Drink'
    1/23/2015

    Oscar-winner and A-list actor Matt Damon was at the Sundance Film Festival recently, and he used the platform not to announce his next movie role, but rather his latest initiative as co-founder of Water.org.

  5. Bill Gates Drinks Poop Water, Serves Notice
    1/7/2015

    Credit where it’s due: I didn’t develop the information I’m sharing — but it’s too good to merely retweet or “like.” My enthusiasm stems from one of the world's most famous, influential, and capable people bringing widespread attention to typically underappreciated water issues.

  6. The Utility Response To Terrorism
    12/12/2014

    Here’s a bit of information that I hope you never need to reference again, but you should be aware as a matter of preparedness.

  7. The Surprising Money-Saving Solution For Utilities
    8/20/2014

    At first glance, promoting conservation would seem like a poor financial decision for utilities to make. Less water use equals less money right? Not always. 

  8. Next-Level Meter Reading And Customer Service
    8/13/2014

    As data collection becomes more popular, management of that data — what information is actionable, and what actions should be taken — becomes an important consideration. DataZeo is dedicated to refining meter reading, field operations, and customer communication.

  9. Water Preservation And Conservation Aided By Intelligent Software
    8/12/2014

    According to Ian MacLeod, water preservation and water conservation are all about accountability. Consumers being held accountable to conserve. And utilities are recognizing the need to effectively preserve the water they treat.

  10. Intelligent Metering Paves Way For Water Efficiency
    8/10/2014

    When it comes to metering, simple is best. Meters that have no moving parts are more accurate in low flow applications, explains Torsten Hagele of Diehl Metering in an interview with Water Online Radio.