By Stephen Alfano
Water is vital to everything in life. It’s no wonder H2O is high on everyone’s agenda, which means there is no shortage of commentary, conjecture, and criticism about consumption and conservation. Continuing in my series of blog posts highlighting industry-specific pundits and policy-makers making headlines on Twitter, I humbly submit a shortlist—10 of the most influential water resource insiders to follow—to help you stay on top of the issues and risks challenging 71% of the Earth’s surface.
@UN_Water – “United Nations Water: Coordinates the UN’s work on water and sanitation for a better world.”
@sanwatforall – “Sanitation & Water for All (SWA): 100 partners working together to coordinate high-level action, improve accountability & use scarce resources more effectively”
@wateraid – “International account, focused on global policy, practice & advocacy updates.”
@elijahwolfson – “Senior Editor at @Newsweek; Science/Medicine/Public Health/Culture journalist @everywhere.”
@UNICEFwater – “Making sure children globally have access to safe water, sanitation and hygiene.”
@Phil_Radford – “clean energy + environmental + democracy leader | former greenpeace ceo | solar + electric car lover | poker player”
@billmckibben – “Author, Educator, Environmentalist and Founder of //350.org ”
@HuffPostGreen – “Latest news on energy, environment, animals and more.”
@noaacleancoasts – “NOAA’s Office of Response and Restoration develops scientific solutions to keep the coasts clean from threats of oil and chemical spills and marine debris.”
@americanrivers – “We protect our nation’s rivers for people, wildlife & the communities that depend on them.”
About the Author: Stephen Alfano is an Organization Development Consultant and Communications Expert. He has over 20 years’ experience in leading and managing internal and external marketing initiatives for both private and government sector clients. His résumé includes providing both new business and business process improvement services to Apple, American Express, AT&T, California Department of Transportation, Chevron, Entergy, Levi Strauss & Co., Louisiana Office of Tourism, Mattel, Microsoft, Novell, SONY, Sutter Health, and Wells Fargo. Stephen currently works as an Executive Consultant with KAI Partners, Inc., providing change management and communications expertise and support services to California State Departments.