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Drought and about

2017-04-24

California’s drought may be over for now but they’re heading into summer and California’s rain levels vary more than anywhere… Read more »

i2O prices down, water tariffs up

2017-04-18

While i2O is busy reducing its prices, some water utilities are putting prices up. That’s not always going down well…. Read more »

More extreme weather events

2017-03-22

The U.S. Department of Commerce’s National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration reports that February 2017, December 2016 – February 2017, and… Read more »

Chile

2017-03-14

Our new man in Latin America, Patricio Orozco, has just spent a week in Chile meeting our existing clients and… Read more »

News OfWat’s going on

2017-02-27

Every 5 years, the UK water regulator Ofwat does a price review which sets limits on charging and sets expectations… Read more »

It’s time to visit Colombia

2017-02-20

Your preconceptions about Colombia could be 20 years out of date. Now is the time to visit before the country… Read more »

Sydney sweats it out

2017-02-06

As the UK enjoys another week of freezing winter temperatures, Sydney Australia enjoys (or suffers) a heatwave.  news.com.au called it… Read more »

Water: spiralling cost or drop in the ocean?

2017-01-30

Water UK reports that the average household water and sewerage bill in England and Wales for 2016-17 will be £389… Read more »

Corruption in the Water Sector

2017-01-23

Transparency International says that corruption in the water sector is widespread because infrastructure projects are large, expensive and complex and… Read more »

A new era for Water under Trump?

2017-01-09

Water Technology Executive Jim Lauria has made an impassioned plea in An Open Letter to President-Elect Trump On Water. In comments… Read more »

Riparian reserves

2016-12-19

Raconteur tells us a worldwide water crisis is looming.  The context they give consists of two of i2O’s six major… Read more »

Smart network innovation, growth & transformation – 2016 in review

2016-12-14

2016 has been a year of expansion, innovation and acceleration at i2O. Smart water networks are increasingly seen as a… Read more »

Analysts rate i2O as sector leader

2016-12-13

Lux Research has identified i2O as a dominant player in the Internet of Things for the Water market.  It is… Read more »

Oh my god…this is horrible

2016-12-05

Nick Danby has written a great article in the Harvard Political Review about America’s Crumbling Water Infrastructure. It references 4… Read more »

That sinking feeling

2016-11-28

Many sinkholes are the result of erosion by water.  Most of that is natural.  Some of it is man-made. Yesterday… Read more »

Software R&D spending key to success

2016-11-07

WaterBriefing reports PwC’s finding that firms who shift R&D spend to software and services have faster revenue growth, or, put… Read more »

i2O CEO meets H E Juan Manuel Santos, President of the Republic of Colombia

2016-11-02

Joel Hagan, CEO of i2O, is invited to attend an official function at London’s Mansion House during the official state… Read more »

PPK’s ambitious plans for water in Peru

2016-10-31

Pedro Pablo Kuczynski Godard, better known as “PPK”, became President of Peru in July this year. In his inaugural speech… Read more »

Could a botnet of loggers bring down a water utility?

2016-10-25

The smart devices that make up the Internet of Things are proving very popular with malicious hackers.  This is often… Read more »

Save water: swap grass for gravel

2016-10-19

Turf Terminators of California, USA allows residents to utilise water conservation rebates for turf removal.  Rebates of $3.75 per square… Read more »

East London water supply not cut

2016-10-10

But large parts of Buffalo City Metro, in the South East corner of South Africa, from Mdantsane to Bhisho, Dimbaza… Read more »

“SaaS” has given itself a bad name

2016-10-03

The trouble with the name SaaS is that it’s an acronym.  The acronym obscures the fact that SaaS is a… Read more »

Will competition in water retail in the UK achieve its objectives?

2016-09-19

Ofwat, the UK’s water regulator, has announced plans for greater competition in the UK water market.  They hope that it… Read more »

Will tourists drink Bali dry?

2016-09-12

Thomas Wright, PhD Candidate in Anthropology at The University of Queensland has written an article picked up by The Sunday… Read more »

Storm clouds gather over Perlis, Johor

2016-09-05

The New Straits Times reports that communities in Johor and Perlis in Malaysia are reeling from a water shortage following… Read more »

Smart water networks set to become pervasive

2016-08-26

Our CEO, Joel Hagan, recently wrote an article in July’s edition of WIPAC Monthly. He discusses some of the major challenges… Read more »

Decongestion charge

2016-08-15

The UK Local Government Association has called on the national Government to give more powers to local authorities to charge… Read more »

Global Water Intelligence ranks i2O top quartile

2016-07-25

In its latest report Global Water Market 2017, Global Water Intelligence ranks i2O above its direct competitors in terms of… Read more »

Iran looks for help with water projects

2016-07-18

In January 2016, international sanctions were lifted following the ‘nuclear deal’ with Iran.  Since then, Iran has been busy sorting… Read more »

Colombian miracle

2016-06-27

It’s an exciting time in Colombia.  After 50 years of civil war and 30 years of unsuccessful negotiations, the government… Read more »

Anglian Water reports record low levels of leakage and interruptions to supply

2016-06-06

Anglian has announced its preliminary results for the year ended 31 March 2016, which were picked up by Utility Week…. Read more »

The Power of Water

2016-05-23

The temperature in India broke records last week.  The new record was set in Phalodi, a city in the desert… Read more »

Water: the urban/rural divide

2016-05-11

A report from the BBC says that Nestle extracted 36 million gallons of water from a national forest in California… Read more »

Drought causes power cuts and changes in hairstyles in Venezuela

2016-04-27

President Nicolás Maduro has announced a 4 day working week with three-day weekends to include Fridays for the next two… Read more »

Water crises – risk or reality?

2016-04-25

In 2015, the Global Risks Report from the World Economic Forum had Water Crises as the highest impact issue in… Read more »

Heavy rain in Chile leaves 4 million people without drinking water

2016-04-20

Santiago, Chile, is a pretty dry place.  Average annual rainfall is just 8% of that in Dartmoor, UK.  But it’s… Read more »

We’re running out of water, and the consequences could be dire

2016-04-18

Newsweek has republished an article that was originally published by Reveal about the geopolitical ramifications of water shortage. Normally at i2O… Read more »

Water, water, everywhere, nor any drop for jeans

2016-04-14

A new article from the BBC  reports that it takes an average 11,000 litres of water to make a pair… Read more »

Smart networks smoothing supply of water

2016-04-12

The move to smart water networks is accelerating in the water industry because it allows utilities to confront their major… Read more »

Smart Networks are the answer. What is the question?

2016-03-04

Joel Hagan, CEO at i2O, has written an article addressing how Smart Networks can help water utilities tackle some of… Read more »

Fun, Food and Fundraising for Water Aid

2015-12-18

Our last fundraising event for Water Aid was so successful, we thought it was high time we organised another one… Read more »

Smart water networks will endure when the IoT bubble bursts

2015-11-19

In its latest Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, the analyst firm Gartner places the Internet of Things (IoT) at the… Read more »

World leaders say water crisis is number one global risk

2015-03-26

Water security, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF), is one of the most tangible and fastest-growing social, political, economic and environmental… Read more »

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