1.4 billion people
living where water use exceed minimum recharge levels
80% of waste water
is not collected or treated worldwide
47% of world population
will be living in areas of high water-stress by 2030
Today’s world is one of convenience, cost saving, and safety. In the past 50 years, there have been more technological advancements than in all of human history. In this era of software development, wireless technologies, and mobile devices, industries that predate these developments by centuries are being forced to adapt to stay relevant in this fast-moving world.
How can decision makers in the government and private sector strengthen the resiliency of infrastructure? What guidelines can they follow to plan for future uncertainties?
By closing the water infrastructure gap, the United States could gain $220 billion in annual economic activity. Additional investments in water and wastewater infrastructure could mean 1.3 million high-quality, above-average-paying jobs.
August 27-30, 2018
Columbus, Ohio, United States | Hilton
Tuesday, April 24, 2018