Water Value: Changing Our Perception

The Diamond-Water Paradox There’s nothing like a good paradox, wouldn’t you say? Philosophers as far back as Socrates and Plato have pondered the “paradox of value”. In his documentation of a Socratic dialog, Plato writes: “For only what is rare …
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Water: 21 Surprising Facts + 1 Bonus

For those of us living in the northern hemisphere, summer is here. How could we get through summer without water – drinking it to stay hydrated, swimming in it to stay cool, freezing it into ice cubes to keep our …
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Cyber Security and the Water Industry

From September 12 to 14 2017 the biennial WATEC professional exhibition and conference will take place in Tel Aviv, Israel. Founded 10 years ago, WATEC has become a highly regarded meeting place for water industry stakeholders – manufacturers, researchers, investors, …
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Water Industry Consolidation: Is It a Trend?

Xylem Acquires Sensus The internet is buzzing with the news of Xylem’s recently announced intention to acquire Sensus by the end of this year for $1.7 billion in cash. Xylem (NYSE:XYL) was spun off from ITT Corporation in 2011 and …
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Recycled Water: Are We Ready?

A recent Circle of Blue survey of 30 major US water utilities shows conclusively that the cost of drinking water is rising. The price of water rose on average by 5% last year, and has risen by almost 50% since …
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Smart Water Management and The Paris Climate Conference

Historic Agreement Reached The 2015 United Nations Climate Change Conference that was held in Paris from November 30 to December 12 brought together 196 representatives of countries and NGOs from around the global. The entire conference was infused with a …
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Arad to launch new iPhone and Android water monitoring app

Arad Group has launched new and innovative applications allowing consumers to receive full information regarding their water consumption through the Web and their cell phones. The first application is the world’s first smartphone app, which allows consumers to track their …
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