Easing Water Scarcity by Understanding When and Where it Flows | Kala Fleming | TED Institute

The African continent holds more water than much of the world—yet most people can't access the rich reserves just below their feet. In this TED Talk, Kala Fleming of IBM Researh Africa explains how her and her team in Kenya are creating a system-level solution: “digital aquifers.” By putting sensors in wells, monitoring the data from the cloud and opening up business opportunity around it, they’re helping the continent and the world reach its liquid gold.