Processing Magazine

How Technology Companies Are Driving Water Management

January 4, 2012

Water is often thought of as an abundant resource, given the vastness of the world’s oceans. However, as we increasingly divert, pollute and otherwise change the Earth’s natural water system, we take a large toll on the world’s water supply. Rising ocean levels, environmental accidents such as the recent Gulf of Mexico oil spill, increased urban demand and agricultural practices and our ability to track their impacts are all areas of concern surrounding water management. IT services companies are increasingly seeking ways to reduce water consumption, as well as create solutions for customers who are looking to better track and manage their own water use.