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Understand Water Risk

By Blake Atkerson | Feb 7, 2019

Estimated Time to Read: 3 Minutes In our last post, we reviewed how to identify water risk indicators that cut across different stakeholders and the importance of combining multiple factors to better understand their relationships. Understanding relationships between different risk indicators becomes difficult with the introduction of more indicators and variables. However, if you create…

Identify Water Risk

By Blake Atkerson | Feb 5, 2019

Estimated Reading Time: 3 minutes Identifying water risk is crucial to ensuring your organization is protected from unexpected shifts in water supply, demand, quality, or cost. Threats to a water district, farmer, agricultural lender, appraiser, real estate broker, investor, and community member take many specific forms depending on what you do and where you operate.…

Free Map Launch

By Chris Peacock | Jan 17, 2019

PRESS RELEASE       For Immediate Release AQUAOSO™ Launches Free Digital Water Map for California Helping the agricultural economy to better identify water related risks Folsom, CA – January 18, 2019 –  AQUAOSO™ Technologies, PBC, a Public Benefit Corporation and a leader in water risk management with massive water data and expertise on California’s water supply, officially…

PAWD

By Chris Peacock | Jan 9, 2019

PRESS RELEASE       For Immediate Release AQUAOSO™ Announces Programmatic Assistance with Water Data Program Now non-profit organizations can access water data for grant-funded projects Folsom, CA – January 9, 2019 –  AQUAOSO™ Technologies, PBC, a Public Benefit Corporation and a leader in water risk management amassing data and expertise on California’s water supply, announced the AQUAOSO…

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

By Chris Peacock | Dec 1, 2018

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 from banks to investors to growers and from the diversity of crops grown and water…

Now Hiring – AQUAOSO Water & Data Internship

By Chris Peacock | Oct 11, 2018

Who We Are … AQUAOSO Technologies, PBC is a public benefit corporation on the cutting edge of water and technology. Our dedicated team is working towards a water resilient future using innovative, ethical technology as a tool to tackle 21st century water issues. As a public benefit corporation we believe that people, place, and community…

AQUAOSO® Officially Launches Water Risk Intelligence Tools

By Chris Peacock | Sep 27, 2018

PRESS RELEASE       For Immediate Release AQUAOSO® Officially Launches Water Risk Intelligence Tools for Identifying, Understanding and Monitoring Water Risk. Folsom, CA – September 27, 2018 –  AQUAOSO® Technologies PBC, a software company that helps customers identify, understand and monitor water supply risks has officially unveiled their Water Risk Intelligence Tools for the agricultural economy. The…

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…