LISLE, Ill. — The keynote speaker for WQA Aquatech USA 2014 will be The New York Times bestselling author Charles Fishman, according to a press release.
Fishman, author of "The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water," will speak on how people's changing attitudes about water will affect business, the release reported.
Fishman will discuss what is at stake, what participants need to know, where innovation is happening and how companies can benefit, the release continued.
“We have been living through a 100-year-long golden age of water,” he explained. “But that golden age of water — where water is unlimited, safe and free — is over. We are at the dawn of a new age of high-stakes water, an era in which supplies and systems are under pressure from growing populations, surging economic growth and dramatic swings in weather.”
Visit www.wqa-aquatech.com for registration information.