Feb 6, 2014 · 6:00 PM
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Water Shortage: Crisis or Opportunity
Olivier Jerphagon of PowWow Energy and winner of the 2013 Cleantech Open will talk about how PowWow Energy's technology and data analysis gives farmers significant savings in both water and energy use. Olivier will also talk about his lessons learned as an entrepreneur, including how they got started and what they learned while going through the Cleantech Open program, leading up to the national competition.
Water: The Lifeblood of Silicon Valley
Jim Fiedler - Santa Clara Valley Water District
The Santa Clara Valley Water District (SCVWD), formed in 1929 following a multiyear drought, has built a
comprehensive water management system that has supported the transformation from the agricultural
“Valley of Heart’s Delight” to the technological “Silicon Valley.” Come learn where your water comes from,
how it is stored and managed. How will the current drought affect Silicon Valley? What challenges does the
SCVWD face and how does it work with other agencies? What innovations are allowing water re-use?
6:30 pm - 7:00 pm Check-in, Networking & Light Refreshments
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm Presentation and Q&A
Tickets to this event will be
$6.50 if purchased Eventbrite
$10 at the door