The Black & Veatch 2018 Strategic Directions: Water Report addresses contemporary issues affecting water service providers around the globe. In light of climate change, resilience, regulatory and sustainability challenges, utilities are tackling regional issues with innovative water solutions.
Water is becoming a high-tech proposition. Data drives much of the discussion as increasingly powerful analytics give operators actionable information for optimizing systems, cutting costs and allowing them to do more with less, even as assets grow older. The battle against time remains top of mind for water utilities, who again this year named maintaining or expanding the life of their assets as their biggest sustainability issue.