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

Aug 1, 2022 2:17:21 PM




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


 by Michelle C. Hollow


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 4:49:33 PM



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 2:24:54 PM




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 5:04:44 PM




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 14, 2022 2:12:00 AM




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 7:13:59 PM



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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Endpoint | Russia’s Cyberwar Targets Western Critical Infrastructure

May 19, 2022 5:57:44 PM





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 6:29:07 PM



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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Global Banking & Finance Review | Water sector investments expected to explode against fast-rising inflation

Mar 31, 2022 3:21:28 PM




by Connor David

One of the fastest growing commodities coming out of these times is water. As water scarcity becomes more widespread due to climate change and population growth, investing in water utilities is set to become a fast-growing sector. One company hoping to make a splash is OriginClear with their Water On Demand™ pay-per-gallon water recycling system that allows businesses and housing developments to clean their water on-site and pay for it like they would a utility bill.

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Disrupt | Leading Entrepreneurs Share Their Business Plans Ahead of 2022

Dec 14, 2021 2:16:24 PM




by Mellissa Moraes

“Since the start of the pandemic, we have built a business model that gives investors the ability to invest in water the way they invest in oil wells. This is new for water—and investors are excited because water demand doesn’t go away, and water rates go up with inflation..."

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