Water According to the US government, Americans use between 29 and 37 thousand gallons of water per person per year. And globally, 1 in 9 people lack access to clean water. According to Water.org, that means that in the world, 2½ times the population of the United States is lacking access to clean water. The loss of water through leaking supply pipes accounts for up to half of treated potable water vanishing before it can be consumed. This loss is called Non-Revenue Water (NRW). That is to say that the water that leaks out of the supply pipes prior to getting meter is water for which no revenue can be generated. This loss of treated water increases the cost of delivering clean potable water to residential homes. For those lacking access to clean water, this high loss rate and increased cost of delivery puts water further out of their grasp than necessary. Prev Next Oil & Gas Our dependence on nonrenewable fossil fuels for energy consumption has led to the development of intricate supply systems that are heavily regulated. Safety has always been of the utmost concern and has been a driving force in the creation of the regulations in place. Governing bodies and industry leaders have demonstrated great commitment to innovation when it comes to the enactment of new technologies that increase the efficacy of regulation implementation. Prev Next Public Utilities Historically when tragedy strikes, we react by overcompensation.