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First, consider this quote from Investopedia.

We know water is the source of life. But it can also be a source for portfolio diversification. Like gold and oil, water is a commodity—and it happens to be rather scarce nowadays. So, as with any other scarcity, the water shortage creates investment opportunities.

Second, on October 20, 2008, one share of the Dow Jones US Water Index (DJUSWU) could be purchased for $484.92. In 2022 that same share sales over $3,000.



The character of Michael Burry, portrayed by Christian Bale in the 2015 film version of Michael Lewis' book The Big Short, is well-known for having predicted the collapse of the subprime loan industry years in advance of everyone else. And yes, he benefited greatly from his insight. Today Burry is focusing all his trading on one commodity: Water!

If a solid business plan is in place, a bottled water facility can be successful. For small and medium-sized water plants, the typical profit margin falls between 25% and 30%. Producing large bottles can increase it to 60%, while producing tiny bottles can reduce it to 15% (Source).

According to Grand View Research (GVR), the world's largest market research database, the answer is, "Yes." GVR states, "The global bottled water market size was valued at USD 283.01 billion in 2021 and is expected to expand at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6.7% from 2022 to 2030."


Globally, the U.N. reports that during the past century water usage has increased at a rate that is more than twice as fast as world's population growth. According to the latest estimates, we currently consume around 30% of the entire renewable water supply each year. That proportion will continue to rise. It is predicted that two thirds of the world's population will reside in water-stressed regions by 2025, with an estimated 1.8 billion affected.

In the US, we haven't upgraded the water infrastructure nearly fast enough to meet growing demands. According to the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE), as of 2019, the amount we spend on water infrastructure falls well short of what is required by $84 billion. Without improvements, the United States stands to lose $2.9 trillion in GDP by 2039.

Access to freshwater is an increasing problem at home and abroad.

  • California is now experiencing ongoing droughts and wildfires.
  • There have been 195 conflicts brought on by water since 2000.
  • Citizens of Flint, Michigan have directly felt the impacts of America's deteriorating water infrastructure.

We chose the name "Old Aquifer" for a reason. Our water is sourced from wells in Texas that are far away from large municipalities and industrial activity. It is certified for drinking, pure and healthy.

According to the National Groundwater Association, Ninety-eight percent of Earth's available fresh water is groundwater. It is about 60 times as plentiful as the fresh water found in lakes and streams. Even so, less than one percent of all water on the Earth is drinkable.

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