This Week 4/10/23: The Fascination of Water
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Congratulations to our new Ambassadors and say “hello” to our newest members:
WHO TO KNOW: Meet Dr. Matthew Klein. He is the host of the Water Foresight Podcast (referenced below), and the CEO & Chief Futurist of Aqualaurus Group, a firm providing executive, anticipatory, and strategic leadership solutions for water-focused organizations. If you have a strategic challenge with a commercial water venture, Dr. Matthew Klein will enlarge your vision of future opportunities.
THIS WEEK’S POLL: Our poll suggests the eternal water cycle is the most fascinating thing about water, as well as it’s creation by God and capacity to create and destroy.
THIS WEEK'S POLL: What fascinates you most about water?
All the amazing creatures that live in it - 9%
Its enternal water cycle - 36%
It controls the weather - 0%
How did God ever think of it - 18%
Other for your comment – 18%
WONDER OF WATER: City roads, sidewalks and other impervious surfaces prevent rainwater from percolating naturally into the ground. But with a Sponge City or Plot the terrain absorbs stormwater. In his article in IIT Madras alumni magazine, G Ramkumar reminds us we can implement cost-effective solutions to create Sponge Cities and recharge groundwater while reducing flooding.
TECH TALK: Small groups can accomplish huge goals. This week’s Tech Talk was held with GWW group leaders to review Best Practices to achieve results and joy, growing your water community.
FUN WITH WATER: Water lovers and animal lovers will enjoy this deep dive into our world’s oceans and waterways, courtesy of Angel Studios.
AI and Water: Everyone’s talking about ChatGPT, but how does it relate to the future of water? Mahesh Lunani, CEO of Aquasight provides insight on how ChatGPT might interact with water on the Water Foresight Podcast.
SAVE THE DATE: Read on for Global Water Works Community Happenings - curated from around the globe. A partial list is below:
PRAISE AND PRAYER – April 11
SUSTAINABLE WATER MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE – April 16 – 19
THE WATER TOWER DEMO DAY – April 21
WATER WEEK 2023 – April 23 – 29
SMART WATER SYSTEMS 2023 – April 24 – 25
PRAISE AND PRAYER – April 25
NATIONAL WATER POLICY FLY-IN – April 25 – 26
GLOBAL SMART WATER METERING CONGRESS – APRIL 26 – 27
EFFECTIVE UTILITY MANAGEMENT – May 2 - 3
MICHIGAN LAKES AND STREAMS CONFERENCE – May 5 - 6
GLOBAL WATER SUMMIT – May 8 – 10
WEF ODORS AND AIR POLLUTANTS CONFERENCE 2023 – May 16 – 19
WEF/IWA RESIDUALS AND BIIOSOLIDS CONFERENCE 2023 – May 16 – 19
FLORIDA WATER RESOURCES CONFERENCE – May 31 – June 3
AWWA ACE 23: THE FUTURE OF WATER IS 2050 – June 11 - 14
LIBERTYVILLE DAYS – June 15 – 18
WATER INNOVATION EUROPE- June 20 – 22
WOMEN IN ENGINEERING DAY – June 23
WASTEWATER DISEASE SURVEILLANCE SUMMIT – June 26
WEF STORMWATER SUMMIT 2023 – June 27 - 29
WEF COLLECTION SYSTEMS CONFERENCE – June 28 - 30
FLORIDA ENVIRONMENTAL PERMITTING SUMMER SCHOOL – July 18 – 21
WATER EFFICIENCY AND CONSERVATION SUMMIT – August 2 -3
20th ANNUAL INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON HARMFUL ALGAE – August 2 – October 11
THE WATER EXPO – August 22 – 24
STORMCON – August 29 – 31
WATERPRO CONFERENCE 2023 – September 25 – 27
FUTURE WATER CONGRESS – September 27 – 28
WATERVENT – October 10
WATEC PORTUGAL – December 5 – 7
ABOUT GlobalWaterWorks: Each week, we identify research, success stories, new technologies and water heroes to illustrate how global water works for the planet, people and prosperity.
Our mission is to connect drops of interest for waves of impact, and we invite you to collaborate and celebrate impactful water work in the community: