SecureWaters selected for Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence

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SecureWaters, Inc. today announced it will join Cisco Entrepreneurs in Residence (Cisco EIR), a technology innovation program of Cisco Systems, Inc. supporting early-stage startups. Cisco EIR extends SecureWaters the opportunity to work with Cisco and its global partner ecosystem to build a next generation water quality and security solution for Smart Cities through the power of the Internet of Everything (IoE).

What is Water Security?

Water security is an area of resource security concerned specifically with the safety and security of the water supply. Worldwide, water security is a growing issue which is complicated by a number of different factors. Many governments have identified it as a priority, with government agencies which handle topics like the environment and national security being tasked with protecting the water supply.

Chicago Receives Two U.S. EPA Grants to Improve Lake Michigan Water Quality

The city of Chicago will use these EPA Great Lakes Restoration Initiative Shoreline Cities grants for green infrastructure projects to prevent stormwater from carrying contamination into Lake Michigan,” Hedman said. “Green infrastructure also helps to prevent flooding, which is occurring more often as a result of the increasingly frequent extreme precipitation events that have hit the Midwest in recent years – a pattern that may intensify as the result of climate change.

Plan to Remove Toxic Sediment from New Jersey (USA) river will Protect People’s Health and Create Jobs

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In an historic action that will protect people’s health and the environment, and benefit riverfront communities, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency today proposed a plan to remove 4.3 million cubic yards of highly contaminated sediment from the lower eight miles … Continued

Water: structural demand growth creates investing opportunities

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Companies in the global water industry, which is estimated to be valued at over $300 billion,1 provide essential services and products. Where water is scarce, companies process seawater at desalination plants to make it fit for drinking, others recycle wastewater for industrial applications, while others seek to capture rainfall. Engineers and scientists are collaborating on myriad innovations – such as water-efficient seeds and crops in the field of agricultural technology – to ease the pressures on water demand.

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