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The Fintech Times | What sets a Fintech for Good Company Apart from the Rest with 0VIX, Milken Institute and More

Aug 2, 2022 1:30:44 PM

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https://thefintechtimes.com/what-sets-a-fintech-for-good-company-apart-from-the-rest-with-0vix-milken-institute-and-more/

 

by Francis Bignell

Riggs Eckelberry, founder and CEO of OriginClear said, “A ‘fintech for good’ company has a greater purpose than one that is purely for profit. My company Water On Demand isn’t just lending money or assisting with transactions. As centralized water infrastructure fails, more and more businesses and communities are having to take matters into their own hands, yet they lack the capital to obtain the treatment systems they need.

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LeafScore | How 7 States Are Dealing With the Colorado River Water Shortage

Aug 1, 2022 11:17:21 AM

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https://www.leafscore.com/blog/how-7-states-are-dealing-with-the-colorado-river-water-shortage/

 

As states around the River’s lower basin face the most critical shortages, this affects all of us.

 

 by Michelle C. Hollow

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Reuse and Recycle

Cleaning and reusing wastewater is in place in many states around the country. “On-site reuse is a major opportunity for drought-affected states to do something about their water scarcity problem,” said Riggs Eckelberry founder and CEO of OriginClear, “Simply let local users reuse it at the place of use.”

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New York Post | Experts recommend buying Coke, Netflix stocks during a recession

Jul 29, 2022 1:49:33 PM

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https://nypost.com/2022/07/29/experts-recommend-these-stocks-to-buy-during-a-recession/

by Ariel Zilber

 

“During times of inflation, utility stocks become a great investment option,” Riggs Eckelberry, the founder and CEO of Florida-based OriginClear, told The Post.  “They are relatively low risk and remain steady regardless of the current economy or market cycle, making them desirable for any well-diversified portfolio.”

 

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Voyage Tampa | The Change-Makers: Stories that Inspire. Meet Riggs Eckelberry

Jul 7, 2022 11:24:54 AM

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http://voyagetampa.com/interview/meet-riggs-eckelberry/

 

I grew up the son of an international businessman and can’t really say I can call anywhere home. Soon after high school, I began a career in the nonprofit space which included learning how to command large ships. Eventually, I ended up in the for profit space and chose to get into high tech, because I believe that technology is truly transformative when it comes to upsetting assumptions about how to address climate change, how to extend population limits, and how to make business success more available to everyone.

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Water Online | The Impact Of America's Water Crisis On The Housing Industry

Jun 22, 2022 2:04:44 PM

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https://www.wateronline.com/doc/the-impact-of-america-s-water-crisis-on-the-housing-industry-0001

 

Insight from Riggs Eckelberry, CEO And Founder Of OriginClear

All across America, water scarcity is changing the way we live, and the housing industry is no exception. According to PNAS.org, an estimated 471,000 households or 1.1 million individuals lack a piped water connection. With 73% of homes located in urban areas, the overwhelming pressure of underfunded water infrastructure is causing a great migration from big cities to suburbs.

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USA Today | Supporting Safety: Corps, FEMA Establish National Levee Program

Jun 13, 2022 11:12:00 PM

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https://usatodayspecial-va.newsmemory.com/?special=Army+Corps+of+Engineers&date=20220613

 

by Adam Stone

Nearly two-thirds of Americans live in counties that rely on levee- systems to help manage flooding. In New Orleans, Bruce Thompson still remembers the catastrophic damage that occurred in 2005 when levees failed during Hurricane Katrina. The levee system "has to be managed well," says Thompson, who serves on the flood protection task force at the Business Council of New Orleans & the River Region. "We should have people who are knowledgeable. We should have people who are smart. We should have people who are technical."

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Finance Digest | CEO Riggs Eckelberry of OriginClear Discusses the Power of Intuition in Running a Successful Business

Jun 9, 2022 4:13:59 PM

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https://www.financedigest.com/ceo-riggs-eckelberry-of-originclear-discusses-the-power-of-intuition-in-running-a-successful-business.html


by Connor David

It is often said that a CEO of a company’s main role is to make a small number of high-quality, impactful decisions to dictate the direction and success of the business. All the easy stuff usually gets handled before it hits your desk. You must be decisive, strategic, and forward-thinking – all things associated with being a top CEO. But an often-overlooked trait that is key in these dial-moving decisions, is having a strong intuition.

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Eat This, Not That! | Ways You're Damaging Your Heart and Don't Even Know It

May 20, 2022 10:25:00 AM

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https://www.eatthis.com/news-damaging-your-heart-and-dont-know/

 

by Heather Newgen

Water expert Riggs Eckelberry, reveals, "When it comes to heart health, what we consume can be a major factor in both preventing and causing disease. Normally, we think of high-sugar foods and saturated fats, but what's often overlooked is something very essential – the water you're consuming. And if you're consuming tap water, you may want to rethink that habit...

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Endpoint | Russia’s Cyberwar Targets Western Critical Infrastructure

May 19, 2022 2:57:44 PM

 

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https://endpoint.tanium.com/russias-cyberwar-targets-western-critical-infrastructure

 

by Christopher Null

Cyberattacks on power grids, communications networks, and water treatment plants are happening across the globe. The best defense? Better cyber hygiene...

Lowering cyber risk through better infrastructure

One ambitious solution is to rethink the way the world approaches infrastructure altogether. Riggs Eckelberry is CEO and founder of OriginClear, a technology startup that is looking to disrupt the water industry. OriginClear’s offering includes a futures market, an as-a-service platform, and small, prefabricated, modular water treatment systems for companies that want to ensure dedicated water supplies. Its goal is to make “do-it-yourself” water and liberate consumers from the aging, vulnerable utility grid.

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Disrupt | OriginClear Aims to Become the Leader in Private Water Utility with their Water On Demand Fintech Startup

Apr 27, 2022 3:29:07 PM

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https://disruptmagazine.com/originclear-aims-to-become-the-leader-in-private-water-utility-with-their-water-on-demand-fintech-startup/

by Melissa Moraes

The American water system has been in decline for a long time. Millions of people are drinking water that fails to meet health standards, including dangerous contaminants such as uranium and microplastics. The water sector is grossly underfunded, with many of our water systems needing complete replacement or expensive upgrades.

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