Water as the next big issue. Water in the context of drought and scarcity. Water and the energy nexus. Water in need of additional public funding. Water rates need to increase. Water priced to cost and not value. Water in need of innovation.
Maybe - Only 5 percent of the $4.3 billion in VC money invested in the clean tech industry goes to water technologies.
Water as a very slowing moving monopolistic industry and doesn't get risk management in the context of innovation and disruptive technologies is a large potential problem as we search for new supplies and practices.