Water + Blockchain

Our CEO was recently interviewed for a Global Water Intelligence article on blockchain in water. Check out the entire article here. 20180216-GWI-Blockchain-Article

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Pacific Council on International Policy

Christopher Peacock participated at the inaugural Water Scarcity event last December, organized by the Pacific Council on International Policy. He discussed water rights in California and the use of big data. “Today there are existing water markets in California and the western United States, but they are non-transparent and highly fragmented.” Read more here: Pacific…

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AWRA Hackathon Article

Chris explores his insights into hosting a water-energy nexus hackathon in the American Water Resources Association magazine. With 5 goals, listed below, he set out to change the way we engage with water from a technology perspective. Read more by downloading the entire article here: AWRA Hackathon Article 1) Engage a variety of water industry…

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Five future #SmartWater and #WaterMarket observations

Below are five observations that I will be expanding upon in three of my upcoming presentations on the future of #smartwater and #watermarkets. Water-as-a-service is very different than water-as-a-commodity. Think central vs decentralized treatment, municipal vs. bottled, irrigation districts vs. water rights. Solving real water issues – whether climate change related, municipal delivery, storage, the…

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December 2017 Events

Join us as we discuss the future of water markets at the upcoming Pacific Council Water Conference on December 1st. I’ll be outlining three big ideas in #SmartWater @ BlueTech’s end of year Water Almanac Web Briefing on Thursday, December 7th. Our next Demo Day will take place at Valley Ventures on December 8th.

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3 rules before implementing a Groundwater Credit Pilot

CONSIDER THESE 3 RULES BEFORE IMPLEMENTING A PILOT GROUNDWATER CREDIT MARKET. Implementing a groundwater credit market in California is fraught with risk. If done correctly, however, you will have a solid platform for managing towards your sustainability goals. We think a pilot market makes sense when these three rules are met: YOUR STAKEHOLDERS ARE ENGAGED…

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Four Echo-Chamber Truths Impairing Your Sales in #WaterTech

Originally posted as a LinkedIn article. You know that #WaterTech sales have an 18-month cycle, right? And that water utilities are slow to adopt new technologies because they are risk adverse? And that the market is fragmented? Why would anyone want to sell in this environment? It’s slow, complicated and low margin. Or, perhaps that…

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My Dirty #Entrepreneur Secret

Originally posted on LinkedIn I was raised in an entrepreneurial family. My father was the ultimate salesman – selling mobile homes – or more commonly referred to as trailers at the time. After a decade selling new homes for other companies, in the late 80’s, he and my mom started “Peacocks’ Mobile Homes” from a…

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The power of IoT, AI, Blockchain and Hustle in #Water

Sitting in a dark room with a muted screen, I ponder the implications of water enabled by technology. I’ve said it for years – the ROI on technologies for water that don’t actually touch, treat or move water will be HUGE. The capital costs are lower than installing pipes, pumps, treatments and conveyance systems and…

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