Disruptive. Collaborative. Responsive.
21st Century Water Solutions
It has been an exceptional three-year journey as we ventured into the world of water technology startups, investors and new partnerships in addition to continuing our Corporate Water Strategy engagements. I view this as an opportunity to communicate what we...
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MULTINATIONALS. ENTREPRENEURS. WATER-TECH COMPANIES. INVESTORS.
BUSINESS GROWTH. ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT. SOCIAL IMPACT. INNOVATION...
through strategy, economic evaluation, visualization tools and technology innovation
OUR "NOT BUSINESS AS USUAL" CREDO
We are committed to solving water scarcity and water quality challenges within our lifetime…
through innovation in business strategy, technology, partnerships, business models and funding/financing.
We are committed to being "the real deal"… providing clients with candor, long-term sustainable relationships and high-value advice that can be trusted.
We are committed to value-creation through leadership and innovative thinking for a select group of clients per year. We are not a commodity service provider.
We are committed to bringing new thinking to old challenges. We value our "ecosystem of relationships" and fresh views of water challenges and solutions.
When we are asked why the name “Water Foundry?” We respond...
In the realm of wicked water problems, we use our considerable expertise to FORGE SOLUTIONS.
OUR VOICE ON "THE STREAM"
The co-hosts of our bi-weekly videocast, Will Sarni & Tom Freyberg (Founder of the Atlantean,) have unscripted conversations with guest experts who reject the status quo and have a bias for ACTION IN THE WORLD OF WATER.
Denver, Colorado USA | Oslo, Norway | UAE [coming soon]
WHAT WE DO
Water Foundry is a trusted advisor to select global clients in the public and private sector and technology providers in solving water related challenges. The firm provides; business strategy, technology and investment...learn more about our advisors.
Water Foundry provides water data analytics and visualization tools to better understand supply demand scenarios and potential interventions to “close the gap.” These tools are designed to inform public policy decisions...learn more about our analytics.
THE WATER FOUNDRY TEAM has extensive experience in developing working water strategies working for US and non-US multinationals, non-governmental organizations and the public sector. These strategies range from initial water strategy efforts to moving companies to more advanced water stewardship strategies and validating program performance. WATER FOUNDRY has been at the forefront in working on collective action programs with diverse stakeholder groups and quantifying the business value of water strategies.
THE WATER FOUNDRY CULTURE is committed to creating thought leadership on water strategy, technology innovation, partnerships and digital water technologies. We frequently speak at high visibility water events and publish books and white papers on leading topics essential for multinationals and water technology companies.
WATER FOUNDRY GLOBAL. We have global experience across a range of industry sectors, having worked in Asia, Europe, North America and Latin America.
"Will Sarni is a well-known water guru.
A player tackling the business world's
complex relationship with water."
Will Sarni is the founder and CEO of water strategy consultancy, Water Foundry. He is also the CEO of the Colorado River Basin Fund, the first placed-based water-focused investment fund in the United States.
Prior to Water Foundry, Sarni was a managing director at Deloitte Consulting where he established and led the water strategy practice. He was the founder and CEO of DOMANI, a sustainability strategy firm, prior to Deloitte.
Sarni is the author of five books:
CORPORATE WATER STRATEGIES
THE WATER TECH BOOK
BEYOND THE ENERGY-WATER-FOOD NEXUS
WATER STEWARDSHIP AND BUSINESS VALUE
CREATING 21ST CENTURY ABUNDANCE THROUGH PUBLIC POLICY INNOVATION
Sarni is a co-founder of WetDATA and a host of the podcast, The Stream with Will and Tom. He is a board member of Flowater, Silver Bullet, Project WET and the Rocky Mountain Rowing Club. He was the Chairman of the Scientific Advisory Board for the WAITRO Global Water Innovation Summit 2020 and was on the Scientific Program Committee for Stockholm World Water Week from 2013 through 2019. His advisory work includes working with the 2020 X-PRIZE (Infinity Water Prize), as a Bold Visioneer for the 2016 X-PRIZE Safe Drinking Water Team and a Technical Advisor for the Climate Bonds Initiative: Nature- Based Solutions for Climate and Water Resilience. He is also on the Editorial Board of the Journal of Water Security.
Visit WillSarni.com for more
Collective Vision. Greater Impact.
Water Foundry believes that the wicked problem of water can’t be solved by any one stakeholder. Ecosystems of stakeholders working together can have a positive impact by bringing together a diversity of skills and perspectives with a shared commitment and passion.
We are building the Water Foundry ecosystem with trusted partners who share our vision that collectively we can create a water abundant future to ensure water for economic development, business growth, social well being and ecosystem health. We are proud to be partnering with: