The World Economic Forum has identified water supply crises as the second most significant global financial risk over the next decade. Between now and 2050, global water demands are expected to increase by 400% from manufacturing, and by 130% from household use. Much as Ireland now boasts ample wind energy and an attractive tax rate, it can in the future use its water investment as a global selling point.
A resilient water system has the potential to become one of our greatest calling cards on the world stage. Like energy, broadband and a talented workforce, water is set to become one of the critical battlegrounds for investment in this century