Earth911 Podcast: Jon Freedman of SUEZ Explains Solutions to Water Scarcity
Water is everywhere on this planet — 71% of the Earth is covered with water — but freshwater is in dire short supply. We talk with Jon Freedman, Global Government Affairs Leader at SUEZ Water Technologies & Solutions and a lecturer on water and water policy at the University of Pennsylvania. SUEZ specializes in water treatment and management, working with governments and companies on water recycling and desalination projects. We discuss the viability of distilling and filtering wastewater to remove PFAS, pharmaceuticals, and other small-particle pollutants from recycled water; the energy requirements involved in desalinization; and the level of investment needed globally to ensure safe, equitable access to water.
You can learn more about SUEZ Water Technologies at suezwatertechnologies.com.