Water 4.0: The Past, Present, and Future of the World’s Most Vital Resource
by David Sedlak
David Sedlak is a professor of environmental engineering at the University of California, Berkeley. In this book he explains the history, science, engineering, and political aspects of water and sewer systems. First, it may be helpful to decode the title:
- Water 1.0—a system of importing and distributing water.
- Water 2.0—drinking water treatment including filtration and chlorination.
- Water 3.0—sewage treatment.
- Water 4.0—next-generation water systems.
I will focus on some of the more contemporary topics in this summary. Continue reading “Water 4.0”