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Water + Blockchain

By Chris Peacock | May 5, 2018

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

Pacific Council on International Policy

By Chris Peacock | May 3, 2018

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…

AWRA Hackathon Article

By Chris Peacock | Mar 5, 2018

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…

Five future #SmartWater and #WaterMarket observations

By Chris Peacock | Nov 27, 2017

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…

December 2017 Events

By Chris Peacock | Nov 27, 2017

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.

3 rules before implementing a Groundwater Credit Pilot

By Chris Peacock | Nov 18, 2017

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…

5 steps for developing a successful Groundwater Credit Market.

By Chris Peacock | Nov 17, 2017

         

Four Echo-Chamber Truths Impairing Your Sales in #WaterTech

By Chris Peacock | Nov 17, 2017

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…

My Dirty #Entrepreneur Secret

By Chris Peacock | Nov 15, 2017

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…

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

By Chris Peacock | Nov 4, 2017

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…

5 Reasons California Agriculture Will Not Buy Your Technology

By Chris Peacock | Nov 1, 2017

Originally posted by Christopher Peacock on LinkedIn Before I launch into this, realize one thing: California Agriculture DOES want tech. The farmers we have met with over the past 12 months, from small family farms to large corporate entities and everything in between, are excited about innovation in Agriculture. They see advancements in technology as…

12 months of learning @AQUAOSO

By Chris Peacock | Oct 24, 2017

Entrepreneurship is personal. It can be a lonely road. And starting any new venture is risky. Doing it in the water sector especially takes grit. #Waterpreneurship is not for everyone. For those undertaking the journey, there are abundant resources to help along the way, although most don’t capture the level of intensity necessary to move…

Avoid the Pitfalls of a Groundwater Credit Market

By Chris Peacock | Oct 10, 2017

There is a Better Way to Trade. AQUAOSO can assist you in navigating a groundwater credit market by providing the right water trading platform to collect high quality, transparent water data to help mitigate potential conflicts and act as a dispute resolution tool. You will save time and money while reducing overall risk. To learn more,…

Valley Ventures Accelerator Program

By Chris Peacock | Aug 30, 2017

PRESS RELEASE       For Immediate Release http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/aquaoso-accepted-by-valley-ventures-accelerator-program-water-management-platform-to-strengthen-agricultural-capabilities-300511374.html  AQUAOSO Accepted by Valley Ventures Accelerator Program Water Management Platform to Strengthen Agricultural Capabilities   Granite Bay, CA – August 30, 2017 – AQUAOSO™, an early-stage water management and trading platform that helps customers manage, identify, buy and sell water rights was recently accepted by Valley Ventures, a BlueTechValley…

AQUAOSO Launches Water Trading Platform in California

By Chris Peacock | Aug 1, 2017

PRESS RELEASE       For Immediate Release  AQUAOSO Launches Water Trading Platform in California Unifying California’s Fragmented Water Market with a Better Way to Trade Granite Bay, CA – July 31, 2017 – AQUAOSO™, an early-stage water management and trading platform that helps customers manage, identify, buy and sell water rights is launching a beta version of…

AQUAOSO Selected as Top 10 Idea by OpenIDEO Water Resilience Challenge

By Chris Peacock | Jun 3, 2017

PRESS RELEASE For Immediate Release AQUAOSO Selected as Top 10 Idea by OpenIDEO Water Resilience Challenge CEO Christopher Peacock to Present New Platform at Sustainatopia Granite Bay, CA – May 8, 2017 – AQUAOSO™, an early-stage water management and trading platform that helps customers identify, manage, buy and sell water rights, continues to receive critical…