23 May '11, 12pm

The Water Industry: A Massive Market Bubbles to the Surface

The Water Industry: A Massive Market Bubbles to the Surface

At this year's H2O Global Water Summit in Toronto, Canada, two hundred of the world's leading water companies and authorities gathered to assess the latest market developments. The event provided a telling barometer of opportunities and challenges in the water industry. It's an interesting time to appraise the "blue segment" of green business. Over the past year, we have seen a torrent of water-related events that broadly impact society and industry: the Gulf oil spill; the completion of China's controversial Three Gorges Dam; the Mississippi flooding; and, most recently, the breakthrough of "Big Becky" under Niagara Falls. Big Becky is massive drill that has been boring bedrock for five years to provide hydroelectric energy to Canada. It is the largest renewable project of its kind in the world . Despite these headline events, water has taken a back seat in sustainable bu...

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