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The Water Values Podcast explores water issues from multiple perspectives with the goal of providing insight on the true value of water. Sessions range from 30 minutes to over 50 minutes and involve an interview of someone involved with water in business, at an academic institution or within a government institution.

The Water Values Podcast explores water issues from multiple perspectives with the goal of providing insight on the true value of water. Sessions range from 30 minutes to over 50 minutes and involve an interview of someone involved with water in business, at an academic institution or within a government institution.
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United States

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The Water Values Podcast explores water issues from multiple perspectives with the goal of providing insight on the true value of water. Sessions range from 30 minutes to over 50 minutes and involve an interview of someone involved with water in business, at an academic institution or within a government institution.

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English


Episodes

Water Resiliency for the Ag Economy with AQUAOSO’s Chris Peacock

11/6/2018
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Chris Peacock, founder and CEO of AQUAOSO Technologies, discusses building a water resilient future for the ag economy. In Chris’ second stint on The Water Values Podcast, he discusses a wide range of water risk assessment in the ag sector… The post Water Resiliency for the Ag Economy with AQUAOSO’s Chris Peacock appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:45:44

Challenges for Water and Sewer Utilities with Peggy Gallos of the AEANJ

10/16/2018
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Peggy Gallos, Executive Director of the Association of Environmental Authorities of New Jersey, discusses challenges faced by water and sewer utilities. Peggy’s position and diverse background, coming from public policy and journalism, provides her with a unique view on how… The post Challenges for Water and Sewer Utilities with Peggy Gallos of the AEANJ appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:44:41

Resiliency and Regionalism in Southern California with Metropolitan’s Jeffrey Kightlinger

10/2/2018
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Jeffrey Kightlinger, General Manager of The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California, makes his second appearance on The Water Values Podcast. Jeffrey discusses hardening Metropolitan’s infrastructure and diversifying its water supply, along with sharing some thoughts on promoting regionalism. Jeffrey… The post Resiliency and Regionalism in Southern California with Metropolitan’s Jeffrey Kightlinger appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:47:11

Discussing Water Entanglement with Claudiu Murgan

9/18/2018
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In this episode, we look at things from a different perspective. Sci-Fi author Claudiu Murgan discusses his new book, Water Entanglement, and explains how he made water a central theme and character in the book. Hear Claudiu discuss his book… The post Discussing Water Entanglement with Claudiu Murgan appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:34:38

Managing Water Like Inventory with Frank Burns

9/4/2018
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Frank Burns explains how his time designing wastewater treatment plants led to the founding of a technology company that identifies water waste in the built environment. Frank gives a wide-ranging look at how water waste can be effectively managed (like… The post Managing Water Like Inventory with Frank Burns appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:49:18

A Contractor’s Practical Thoughts on Sewer Overflows with David Putnam

8/21/2018
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David Putnam conveys some of the wisdom he’s learned during his 40 years as contractor in the water and sewer industry. David talks prevention of SSOs, including his patented invention, the Sewer Sentry. David also talks pipe-breaking and gives us… The post A Contractor’s Practical Thoughts on Sewer Overflows with David Putnam appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:35:48

Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Water Utilities with Doug Hatler

8/7/2018
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Doug Hatler of Fracta, Inc., discusses artificial intelligence and machine learning for water water utilities. Doug identifies how the AI and ML capabilities work, where we are on the adoption scale, and many more fascinating issues in how water utilities… The post Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning for Water Utilities with Doug Hatler appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:52:43

How the Internet of Things Affects (and Will Affect) the Water Sector with Geoff Engelstein

7/17/2018
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Geoff Engelstein of Mars International brings his tech experience to The Water Values Podcast for a discussion on how the internet of things (IOT) affects the water sector and where he thinks the IOT will affect the water sector. Many… The post How the Internet of Things Affects (and Will Affect) the Water Sector with Geoff Engelstein appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:44:33

Maximizing Capital Plan Efficiency with Byron Druss

7/3/2018
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Byron Druss of InVizion LLC joins The Water Values Podcast for a discussion on maximizing capital plan efficiency. Byron identifies inefficiencies in traditional capital planning methodologies and explains how those inefficiencies can by cured through software as a service applications.… The post Maximizing Capital Plan Efficiency with Byron Druss appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:46:49

The Mechanics of Investor-Owned Utility Rate Cases with Gary VerDouw

5/15/2018
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Gary VerDouw, a former American Water employee and now an independent rate and regulatory consultant, discusses the often misunderstood process of setting rates for investor-owned water utilities. Gary has tremendous experience having worked on investor-owned water utilities in multiple jurisdictions… The post The Mechanics of Investor-Owned Utility Rate Cases with Gary VerDouw appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:46:41

The Current State of US Water Infrastructure Policy with Jon Freedman

5/1/2018
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Jon Freedman, now the Global Government Affairs Leader with SUEZ Water Technologies, returns as a podcast guest and delivers a great overview of US water infrastructure policy. Jon delves into legislative and administrative policies that impact the water sector and… The post The Current State of US Water Infrastructure Policy with Jon Freedman appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:46:23

State Conflicts over Water Supply with Burke Griggs

4/17/2018
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Burke Griggs provides a riveting discussion on the state of water law, including some history and procedure involving interstate water disputes and a rundown on current Supreme Court of the United States water conflict litigation. Sprinkling in some of his… The post State Conflicts over Water Supply with Burke Griggs appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:44:01

Plunging into Virtual Water with Jenny Kehl

4/3/2018
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Jenny Kehl, Associate Professor and Director of the Center for Water Policy at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee and the Lynde B. Uilhein Endowed Chair at the WATER Institute, discusses virtual water and all it entails. Jenny has studied virtual water… The post Plunging into Virtual Water with Jenny Kehl appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:43:45

Creating New Revenue Streams with Alan Heymann

3/20/2018
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Alan Heymann, President of Blue Drop, LLC (a DC Water affiliate), joins us to discuss Blue Drop and how DC Water leverages its expertise to create new revenue streams to mitigate rate increases. Alan digs into the risk analysis and… The post Creating New Revenue Streams with Alan Heymann appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:42:59

Anatomy of Municipal Water Rates with Scott Miller

3/6/2018
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Scott Miller of Umbaugh discusses municipal water rates. In this long-awaited segment (it’s been on my topic list for 4 years!), Scott delves into what elements of cost make up municipal rates. Scott also addresses some common issues encountered during… The post Anatomy of Municipal Water Rates with Scott Miller appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:47:11

Wetlands Mitigation Banking with Jud Hill

2/20/2018
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The Water Values Podcast veteran Jud Hill returns to discuss wetlands mitigation banking. Jud, an experienced water investor, now turns his attention to bringing scale, expertise and capital to the wetlands mitigation space. Jud gives a soup to nuts discussion… The post Wetlands Mitigation Banking with Jud Hill appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:44:16

Ensuring Technology Access and Resilience in the Field with David Dolphin

2/6/2018
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David Dolphin, of utility technology provider Ayyeka, discusses a wide range of issues related to end-t0-end remote monitoring system deployment. David covers signal strength, data encryption, battery life and other issues that utilities need to consider when evaluating a remote… The post Ensuring Technology Access and Resilience in the Field with David Dolphin appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:52:35

What Exactly Is Zero Liquid Discharge, Anyway? with Saltworks Technologies CEO Ben Sparrow

1/16/2018
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Saltworks Technologies CEO Ben Sparrow joins us to explore wastewater treatment processes and specifically zero liquid discharge systems. Ben does a great job walking us through the steps of the industrial wastewater treatment process and identifying instances that are… The post What Exactly Is Zero Liquid Discharge, Anyway? with Saltworks Technologies CEO Ben Sparrow appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:38:22

Spurring Innovation in the Water-Energy Nexus with Michael Murphy

1/2/2018
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To kick off the new year, we turn to Michael Murphy, the Director of Water Innovation for the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center. In that capacity, Michael works on fostering water innovation within the clean energy sector. Michael provides great insights… The post Spurring Innovation in the Water-Energy Nexus with Michael Murphy appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:50:40

The Year in Water 2017 with Charles Fishman, Cindy Wallis-Lage and Jeffrey Kightlinger

12/19/2017
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A little something different for this year’s wrap-up. Rather than a monologue by me, I decided to pull in some water leaders and have a virtual panel about a remarkable year in water. Charles Fishman, Cindy Wallis-Lage and Jeffrey Kightlinger… The post The Year in Water 2017 with Charles Fishman, Cindy Wallis-Lage and Jeffrey Kightlinger appeared first on The Water Values.

Duration:00:42:51