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Kenny Khoo

Business Development Manager, Xylem Inc. in London

Value of Water: Perspectives from India

PRESENTED ON JAN 25, 2017
IN LONDON, ONTARIO @ VOL 1

Kenny Khoo presents about how in order to enable sustainable access to water in rural India, creating economic value in water is critical. 

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Water for Life

BY SIMON TAYLOR
@ VOL 4 ON SEP 23, 2011

Simon talks about the exhibition he designed for the "Water for Life" project.

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Island Sky

BY RICHARD GRODEN
@ VOL 15 ON APR 20, 2012

Richard Groden is one of the founders of Island Sky. In his presentation, he talks about its project to extract water from air and turn it into pure drinking water for areas where water is scarce or contaminated. Their goal is not just to produce drinkable water, but also to educate people on the important of sustainability in developing countries. (in English)
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Providing Safe Water

BY SHILPA ALVA
@ VOL 30 ON JUN 03, 2014

1 in 9 of us do not have access to safe water. 9,800 of us die each day as a result of water-borne diseases; most of these victims are children less than 5 years old. Shilpa Alva talks about educational and awareness programs that reach thousands of people in our community their global impact.

 "Presentation of the Day" on October 22, 2014.

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WaterAid

BY KAORU TAKAHASHI
@ BCCJ COMMUNITY HUB ON OCT 09, 2014

Kaoru Takahashi works for the global organization, Water Aid. Helping developing countires gain access to clean water, and Water Aid's goal is to for the world to have access to clean water, by 2030. 

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Our World of Water

BY MICHAEL CERVIN
@ VOL 12 ON OCT 29, 2014

A fluid look at the good, the bad and the ugly of our planet’s most valuable resource.

Michael Cervin has been writing about water issues for over a decade. He is the Senior Editor for Bottled Water Web, and author of the book, “Our World of Water: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Earth’s Most Critical Resource,” and the author of a water blog, This World of Water. He has been a water judge at the Berkeley Springs International Water Tasting for seven years, and was invited by the Chinese government to participate in the Golden Headwater Protection Summit in Beijing, China. His water articles have appeared on FoxNews, the Santa Barbara News-Press, The Tasting Panel, Draft, Food & Beverage World, The Pacific Coast Business Times, Goldenseal, the Ventura County Reporter and many others.

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Life on the Water

BY MARCY HOLTZ
@ VOL 12 ON FEB 19, 2015

Marcy and Lisa will share how their water ski story started as a family affair, transformed into a team sport and has served as a bond of friendship and connector for business.

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Water: The Mighty Molecule!

BY ROD ALLEN
@ VOL 5 ON NOV 10, 2016

Rod Allen, a professional educator and water-resource scientist, describes water’s structure, unusual features, and its many key roles. Surface tension, boiling point, and bipolarity are used to illustrate some of water’s remarkable behaviors. Solubility and specific heat are especially important to the health of the planet. The importance of water as a building block for life, the current and future status of water resources, and its origin soon after the universe was formed, are included in this comprehensive survey of the mighty molecule.

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Exploring the Potential of Poop

BY DEEPA BUTOLIYA
@ VOL 3 ON JUL 26, 2017

Deepa Butoliya's presentation highlights the value of what we consider our extreme waste, the fecal matter commonly known as poop through Provocative examples from the world. 

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How everyone can save the world with one simple act

BY MICHELLE KANTER
@ VOL 4 ON OCT 25, 2017

Environmental disasters. Climate change. Toxic water. Sixth mass extinction. Health crises. Bad air. Hunger. War. Depression. Road maintenance... Michelle Kanter explains how one plant can change it all...