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4th Water Revolution

Sep 13, 2017

DR. DAVID SEDLAK: Whither the Fourth Water Revolution?

Water 4.0: Developing a water supply portfolio for the future

At the 10th annual OC Water Summit held in June, the keynote speaker was Dr. David Sedlak, Co-director of Berkeley Water Center and Director of Institute for Environmental Science and Engineering (IESE) at the University of California, Berkeley.  He gave the following speech, likening an agency's water portfolio to a stock portfolio.  Here is what he had to say.

There’s nothing like a crisis to focus people’s attention, and whether that crisis is real or perceived, it still makes a difference, because in times of crisis, people are willing to act differently,”