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4 responses to “IBM Tackles Water Crisis With Smart Meters”

  1. Charles

    This statement doesn’t make sense:

    In fact, a study by the Alliance for Water Efficiency estimates that for every million dollars spent on water efficiency in the United States, we can not only save as much as 10 trillion gallons of water, but also create about 220,000 jobs and increase economic output by as much as $2.8 million.

    You’ll see the real numbers back in the original report.

  2. Beth Buczynski

    You’re right Charles…that’s a typo that should say “for every ten million dollars spent…” Thanks for pointing this out.

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