In 2012, Dropcountr Founder Robb Barnitt asked himself a question, “How much water does my family use?”. After he found a old crumpled paper bill, he added up a few numbers, converted the result to gallons for reference, and then said, “There’s no way we use that much water!”.
More questions followed. Is that too much water for our household? How much do we use to water our landscape? Do we have a leak?
In 2013, Robb founded Dropcountr to improve access to personal water use information, and empower consumers to increase their Water IQ. With a looming drought in California the rest, as they say, is history.
Connecting community to our planet’s most valuable resource
Promote water use efficiency using best in class consumer technology and applied data science.
Make personal water data accessible. Increase our collective Water IQ. Empower water consumers to be good stewards.
Fight climate change by reducing greenhouse gases produced by energy generation used to treat and transport water.
Built for water utilities in collaboration with industry leading partners
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