David Smith, MWH, Stantec

Today, around one-third of the world’s population lives in water-stressed areas: 1.8 billion people still drink unsafe water and have to cope with frequent severe floods and droughts.

Human influence has begun to have a profound impact on our planet’s environment and climate.

David Smith, Chief Strategy Officer at MWH, now part of Stantec, believes that if our planet is to have a stable and sustainable future, efficiencies in supply and demand – and new technologies – are crucial.

Precision agriculture, reserve recovery and nanotechnology are three areas which hold a great deal of promise for helping us tackle the global water stress challenge.

Read the full article published by Utility Week here