"How is it that water, which is so useful that life is impossible without it, has such a low price, while diamonds, which are quite unnecessary, have such a high price?" 

                    — Adam Smith 18th century Scottish philosopher and political economist

 

Welcome to The Water Group, a service  of Crowell, Weedon & Co., a division of D.A. Davidson & Co. We focus on investments in the water industry. We conduct conferences directed towards top corporate management, the investment community and venture capitalists. Our experience and passion in water-related investments makes us a knowledgeable resource in the field.

California features prominently in the news with the well-publicized drought, but fresh water scarcity is a fact all over the world. Without water life ceases to exist.

Here are a few interesting "Did you knows":

Every Google search uses approximately two teaspoons of water.
Only 3% of the earth's water is fresh water. 97% of the water on earth is salt water.
Approximately 400 billion gallons of water are used in the United States per day.
The New York City water supply system leaks 36 million gallons per day.

Source: Water Trivia, EPA United States Environmental Protection Agency, www.EPA.gov

 

What does all this mean, besides being interesting conversation at a cocktail party?

Water can be  profitable...very profitable indeed!

Contact us about building your water portfolio today.