Feb. 22 2021 09:17 AM

Fishman’s book “The Big Thirst” focused on water use and the industry’s future.

Jain Irrigation, Fresno, California, will host author Charles Fishman in an episode of its twice-weekly Jain Irrigation Training Series free webinars. The episode, which is free to attend by registering online, will air Feb. 26 at 12 p.m. Pacific Time.

February 2021 marks the 10th anniversary of the publication of “The Big Thirst: The Secret Life and Turbulent Future of Water.” Richard Restuccia, Jain Irrigation Training Series host, will talk with Fishman about what predictions the book got right, where it missed and why the next 10 years will be the most intense an innovative period for water in history. They’ll also discuss Fishman’s most recent book, “One Giant Leap: The Impossible Mission that Flew Us to the Moon,” and lessons from the historic space program for the water industry.

“Charles Fishman sees the future technology of water better than almost anyone else I know,” says Aric Olson, president of Jain USA.

The Jain Irrigation Training Series is a live twice-weekly webinar designed for agriculture dealers, landscape distributors, contractors and other irrigation professionals presented each Wednesday and Friday. The recorded webinars’ free streaming video playbacks are available on the Jain Irrigation website and in audio podcast format.