The Birth of Western Water Market with Founder Kristina Ribellia

17 Nov 2020  |  Episode #180  |  with Kristina Ribellia

Kristina Ribellia is a water entrepreneur who identified a need and created the solution. Take a listen to her interview explaining how she came to the water sector, recognized a need, and built the solution.

In this session, you’ll learn about: 

  • Kristina’s background
  • How Kristina’s time in the water sector allowed her to recognize the need for a more efficient system of water rights transfers in Washington state
  • How the idea for Western Water Market got off the ground
  • What Western Water Market does
  • How Western Water Market connects buyers and sellers of water rights
  • Why the transparency allowed by Western Water Market will help allocate water rights more efficiently
  • What are some of the policy tools to make water markets more efficient
  • How Western Water Market works for leases of water rights
  • How Western Water Market is growing and serving the needs of water rights market participants

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