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The Importance of Water Management to the Smart City

Matt Ball on May 6, 2012 - in Smart Cities, Water

In the emerging vision for the smart city of tomorrow, we often hear about next generation smart grids, smarter buildings that manage themselves to conserve resources, and smart transportation systems that will lessen congestion. In fact, Pike Research’s Eric Woods recent report, “Key Technologies for the Future of the Smart City” (subscription required) estimated that the global market for smart city investments will reach $16 billion by 2020 with heavy growth in Europe and Asia-Pacific.

via GigaOM

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