Best Industries 2012: Water | 8 Big Opportunities to Tap

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Water Infrastructure

The country’s water infrastructure is old and crumbling. Before cities can replace aging infrastructure, they’ll need the help of technology to detect leaks and weak spots in the system. TaKaDu makes software that connects to sensors in existing water infrastructure. Using information from the sensors, as well as data like maintenance records, TaKaDu can predict where problems are likely to occur. TaKaDu may be a frontrunner in this space, having landed $6 million in funding in April, but it is based in Israel, which leaves room for newcomers in the domestic market.

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