In one hour per week, while you do the dishes.

Our Water Podcast tells you about real case studies, market trends, and technology breakthroughs

Leverage your peer's experience. Learn from pitfalls experienced by Majors, Start-ups and SMEs

Ensure to stay on top of best practices. (Even if you're already the best!)

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How Biomimicry Leverages the Best of 3.8 Million Years of R&D

28 July 2021

with 🎙️ Denise E Mall, Managing Director of EnsO Earth 💧 EnsO Earth focuses on the intersection of living futures, biomimicry, circularity, and ecological design thinking to go beyond sustainable towards regenerative solutions.

Is Software to Measure Water Quality Actually a Matter of Hardware?

20 July 2021

with 🎙️ Meena Sankaran, CEO and Founder of KETOS. 💧 KETOS ambitions to transform how water operators measure, manage and forecast water quality and efficiency in Industrial, Agricultural, and Municipal applications.

1001 Reasons Why, the Sustainability Puzzle is a Unique Opportunity

13 July 2021

with 🎙️ Alice Schmidt, MBA lecturer, Adviser to the European Commission, and non-profit organizations like Extinction Rebellion, Protect our Winters, and Chair of the Board of Endeva e.V. with 🎙️ Claudia Winkler, CEO, and co-founder of Goood Mobile, Europe’s first B-Corp Certified telecom provider, and a Founding Partner of Adjacent Possible Network. 💧 Alice and … Read more

3 Powerful Tactics Impact Investing shall better use to Save the World

7 July 2021

with 🎙️ Florian Heeb & Julian Kölbel – Researchers @ the Center for Sustainable Finance and Private Wealth (CSP) in Zürich 💧 CSP is an academic research and teaching institution at the Department of Banking and Finance at the University of Zurich.

Is Water from Air Actually a Scam or a Gift? You’ll Be Astounded!

30 June 2021

with 🎙️ Navkaran Singh Bagga – Founder & CEO @ Akvo Atmospheric Water Systems 💧 Akvo produces Water from Air, aka Limitless Water from Unlimited Air

How Long Will it Take to Grow? The 4 Stages of Water Innovation.

23 June 2021

with 🎙️ Paul O’Callaghan – Founder & CEO @ BlueTech Research  💧 BlueTech Research analyzes innovative water technologies to transform your company.  💧 Paul is also the executive producer & co-director of Netflix’s “Brave Blue World.”  💧 … and as he noticed, that he still had some time on Saturdays, he just completed a Ph.D. … Read more

The Two Surprising Pillars that Support Israel’s Water Miracle

16 June 2021

with 🎙️ Ravid Levy – Founder & Consultant at RLV Consulting 💧 RLV Consulting helps Water Innovators to translate their technical R&D into Business Chances, Go-To-Market Plans, and Investment Opportunities

What’s hidden in your tap water? Don’t worry, your utility doesn’t really know better!

9 June 2021

with 🎙️ Megan Glover – CEO and Co-Founder of 120Water 💧 120Water is an end-to-end solution for drinking water programs, COVID-19 wastewater sampling, and compliance.

How to Save No Less than 2.2 Billion Lives (aka Frozen 3)

26 May 2021

with 🎙️ Jacob Bossaer – CEO and Founder of BOSAQ 💧 BOSAQ is a very ambitious Water Scale-Up aiming to develop innovative and future-proof drinking water solutions.

Do you Really Provide Job Security to your Best Workers?

19 May 2021

with 🎙️ Gabi Wolkinson – CEO and 🎙️ Ofir Menashe – CTO and Founder of BioCastle – a microbial encapsulation company. 💧  BioCastle is an environmental biotechnology company that encapsulates nature by developing and marketing an intriguing technology: the Small Bioreactor Platform.

About the Host

Don't Waste Water Podcast Host

Antoine WALTER is the host of the "(don't) Waste Water" podcast, airing every Wednesday on all platforms. Holding a master in water and environmental engineering, he's been working for 10 years in the water industry with a special dedication to solution driven wastewater treatments.

And he's French, nobody's perfect.

We monitor the Market Pulse (and share it with you weekly!)

There are two sides to our water industry. Sure, we're quite conservative on one end. But water is a never-ending field for innovation!

This means, there's always a "new thing".

So, when will you learn about it? If this happens when your competitors integrate that said new thing in their offering, that's probably too late... But of course, it's always a remarkable experience to learn things "the hard way". 😄

To preserve you from this pain, we strive every week to run your market intelligence (for free).

And we share it with the community in our water podcast!

Why a Water Podcast?

Simply because our lives are busy! In "normal" times with travels. And in "special" times with some restrictions...

And where do you compromise, when you have to fit a tight agenda? Often in the worst possible place: you reduce your personal time allowance. These moments where, you can learn, evolve and improve.

Win back your time: switch to a water podcast! Be it ours or any other (there are some good ones!), podcasts have your back anywhere.

Doing the dishes? Mowing the lawn? Out for a split-running session? Sitting on the bus?

Give your brain some food for thought, and tune in. We'll ensure, you'll shine on your next all-hands meeting, customer interview, or family dinner.

Get Season 1+2 Summaries!

39+ hours of tips, technical advice, business hints, entrepreneurial inspiration, and market insights condensed in two MASSIVE 94 & 120 PAGES INFOGRAPHIC

Respectively 19 and 21 experts, each one addressing a specific chunk of the water industry cake

An evergreen source of Water Expertise at your fingertips to support you through 2021 and the years to come

Book Cover: Don't Waste Water Podcast, Season 1 in a nutshell
120 pages of Water Industry News Infographic

Solve your Water Challenges with Collective Intelligence

Too many water professionals are on their own. They face a challenge and need to find a solution. Why re-inventing the wheel each time?

In our water podcast, we share real case studies and tell you project stories.

Thus, you can leverage your peer's experience

Thanks to the transparency of our awesome guests, we hear from many pitfalls and truths they learned the hard way.

... and leverage our Water Podcast to stay on top of best practices!

It might be tempting to do things "as you've always done". 

Yet, our guest's experience shows, the state of the art is always evolving in the water industry.

Discover potentially better ways of addressing process issues, with our wide panel. Former guests range from water majors (SUEZ, Veolia...) to SMEs (Lenntech, LiqTech, Fluence...) through Start-Ups (Kando, Aquassay, Cambrian Innovation...).

And if you feel like, we did not address yet the issue that keeps you up at night, contact us!

Water & Wastewater 101

Our industry might be confusing at first sight! Don't worry, we've all been there (...and still regularly are 😉).

You'll find here some key definitions, cornerstones, and directions to guide you on your water and wastewater journey!

The timelines of Water and Wastewater Management started around the same milestones, with the first large civilizations.

Around 3'500 BC, the first evidence is found of Water & Wastewater Management in the Mesopotamian Empire.

The Romans would then be the first to provide a full circle integrated water cycle management.

And then... nothing!

With the collapse of the Roman Empire, everything that the Mesopotamians, the Indus, the Greeks, or the Romans had brought to human wellbeing kind of vanished.

Water would recover, gradually. But for wastewater... the dark age would last over a millennial!

Dive into the depth of that story here, to answer this simple question: how long do Wastewater Treatment Plants exist?