Call it taking the temperature of the room.
More than 1,000 water professionals turned out for the annual WaterSmart Innovations Conference in Las Vegas, and there was plenty to talk about, from conservation and recycling to the latest innovations in water efficiency.
It’s a great time to hear about water issues in other parts of the country, share our own ideas and experiences, and learn new ways to better serve our customers.
To no one’s surprise, water managers in other cities had plenty to say — and more than a few issues keeping them up at night. Here’s a snapshot of those water challenges, based on some conversations with WaterSmart attendees in Las Vegas.
And while we were talking with them, we thought we’d get their perspective on our state as well. Specifically, we asked what came to mind when we mentioned water in Colorado.