Community-supplied potable water is likely the cleanest and best-regulated it has ever been. Yet the production and consumption of bottled drinking water, relatively un-regulated and significantly more expensive than its municipal counter-part, remains an increasingly powerful and financially lucrative industry. In this episode, we will explore the environmental and financial costs of bottled water, and visit […]Read more "Episode 7 – Bottled Water: Just Say No"
Our full interview with Gary Darling, General Manager of Delta Diablo Sanitary District. We discuss a wide range of water infrastructure related topics with one of our industrial partners at ReNUWIt.Read more "Full Interview with Gary Darling"
We all love the newest, the greatest, and the most advanced. So why is innovative technology so hard to develop in the water sector? The reason is frustrating, but surprisingly, makes a ton of sense. The s-curve of technology adoption in the water sector was elegantly described by Denny Parker in his 2001 paper “Introduction […]Read more "Episode 5: The Slow Drip of Progress"
In addition checking out episodes and bonus content of Water You Talking About here on wordpress, you can now subscribe on iTunes at this link or on Stitcher. You should also like us on facebook and follow us on Twitter @WaterPodcast. The first four episodes are for bingeing, one will come each month after this.Read more "The Podcast Is Now Live!"
Our water systems seem like a pretty mundane part of life right now, but the developments that got us to this point were made by some truly heroic people and epic events. In this episode we travel through space and time to find out what made our water systems great.Read more "Episode 4- Water Legends"
Agriculture is by far one of the largest users of water because, well, it takes a lot of water to grow food! And as the population grows larger and larger, we can expect our food and water consumption to also increase. And this may seem obvious, but it has huge impacts on food and water […]Read more "Episode 3- The Number 1890"
There’s a hidden cost to flipping a switch or a dripping tap. In this episode we investigate how and why water and energy are so closely intertwined. ReNUWItWaterYouTalkingAboutPodcastWaterEnergyWaterEnergyNexusRead more "Episode 2- The Water-Energy Nexus"