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BIG

SAVINGS

from big data

in Water Conservation Quest


THANKS TO were using INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
cloud computing and big data,

to eliminate water waste


at our Hopland, California winery.

Weve installed nearly

30

2:00 AM

smart water meters

that transmit water flow patterns

YOUR WATER
DASHBOARD

via the cloud


to a virtual,

24/7 water manager,

allowing us to identify leaks

&

optimization opportunities

in real time.

DATA FLOW,
MEET WATER FLOW

Using software-as-a-service (SaaS)


to pinpoint leaky faucets and valve
malfunctions as they occur, we expect
to reduce our annual water footprint
by at least 15% and meet our

Weve partnered with APANATM to install


their proprietary hardware and SaaS on
water meters throughout our Hopland,
CA winery. The technology works by
building up a perpetually developing
database of our water use patterns, or

2020

efficiency goal
early, in

LEAK

2018!

water signature,

allowing us to quickly spot


variances and implement

savings solutions.

ALERT

BONUS:
This wont only
help us save water.
Research shows that less water use means less energy
is needed to heat and pump water, so an additional expected benefit is

Were proud to be the

energy savings!

WORLDS 1 WINERY
st

to install this

unique technology.

WHY ARE WE DOING THIS?


The World Economic Forum identified water
as a TOP GLOBAL RISK for the first time in

2015

40%

of the world's
businesses report
exposure to

water risk,
often at the
expense of
growth

global shortfall expected

for water supply vs. demand


by

2030

NOW IS THE TIME to leverage environmental data for sustainability initiatives,


including water conservation.

EXPECTED ANNUAL BENEFITS


Savings of some

2.5-4 MILLION
gallons of water

due to waste avoidance

Potential reduction in
energy use of more than

10,000

KILOWATT HOURS

COUNTLESS HOURS SAVED


searching for leaks and other issues spotted by SaaS

ITS TIME TO TRANSFORM WATER USE IN BUSINESS


Water scarcity is increasing in the U.S. and globally.

California

is particularly vulnerable, and at the


same time responsible for
of U.S. agricultural output.

13%

15% to 35%
of human withdrawals of
water for agriculture are
considered unsustainable,
so flourishing tomorrow
requires that we

15%

According to CDP,

24%

of business
greenhouse gas
emissions reductions
depend on a stable supply of

35%

good water.

dramatically reduce our water footprint.

GOAL: WATER POSITIVE BY 2030


Innovating to naturally manage our winerys water footprint is an important
step in our journey to become Water Positive, essential to our goal of

Net Positive operations by 2030.


Plus, we think big data is pretty cool.

To learn more about our regenerative water initiatives, visit fetzer.com/water

SOURCES: cdfa.ca.gov, cdp.net, gesi.org, reports.weforum.org, unwater.org


2017 Fetzer Vineyards, Hopland, Mendocino Co., CA