“Every Drop Counts” – Urban Water Distribution

It is midnight. The house is quiet, and everybody is asleep. You are reminded that the faucet in the kitchen is faulty by the constant drip-drip-drip-drip noise it makes. You toss and turn – but not alarmed; just ever so slightly annoyed. If you allow it to drip at a rate of a drop a second during one year, you’ve wasted an amount equivalent to 15 years worth of a person’s water consumption.

Municipalities worldwide are losing an alarming amount of up to 60% of pristine freshwater due to unseen faulty infrastructure.
In this episode of Waterline, we’ll discuss urban water distribution.

Our guest, Zohar Yinon, CEO of Jerusalem’s water and wastewater utility company – a world leader in curtailing the loss of water in a municipal system – shares the solutions implemented.
At its core – a technological innovation where big data plays an impressive role.

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Interviewed in this episode are:

Oded Distel – head of Israel NewTech.

Seth Siegel – author of Let There Be Water.

Zohar Yinon – CEO of Hagihon – Jerusalem’s water and wastewater utility company. He was chosen as one of the 50 most impactful leaders in Water & Water management (global listing) for CSR Day 2018.

Theme and music composed by Nir Sayag.

 

“Water & Peace” – Hydropolitics

More often than not – water has been a source of deadly conflicts worldwide.
For example, the spark that ignited the Syrian civil war is attributed to the country’s poor management of its water sector.
Are we able – in this day and age, when water scarcity is a growing global phenomenon – to create a paradigm shift towards a water-based conflict resolution? this episode of Waterline focuses on hydro politics.

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Interviewed in this episode:

Oded Distel – head of Israel NewTech
Seth Siegel – author of Let There Be Water 
Dr. Tabea StotterICPR 
Tami Shor – Senior deputy director general for regulation, Israeli Water Authority
Zohar Yinon – CEO of Hagihon – Jerusalem’s water and wastewater utility company. He was chosen as one of the 50 most impactful leaders in Water & Water management (global listing) for CSR Day 2018.

Theme and music composed by Nir Sayag

Additional music:
The Descent Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Modern Vibes Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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“Black Vortex” Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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“Want Not? Waste Not!” – Wastewater

Have you ever thought about the vast potential there is in the water (and, er… the… ahhh… ingredients, let’s say) you flush down the toilet?

Discarded wastewater – once treated – has an economic and ecologic value that can drive a nation’s economy and even light up your house. How? All inside this episode of Waterline.

Interviewed in this episode: 

Seth Siegel, author of Let There be Water – Israel’s Solution for a Water-Starved World

Zohar Yinon – CEO of Hagihon – Jerusalem’s regional water & wastewater utility company. He was chosen as one of the 50 most impactful leaders in Water & Water management (global listing) for CSR Day 2018.

Oded Distel – head of Israel NewTech.

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Music credits:
Winner Winner! Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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Local Forecast – Elevator Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
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