Drought, drought, everywhere and not a drop to drink, to misquote the Ancient Mariner. It has become increasingly clear that the world is running short of fresh water. Yet, while there are many companies addressing carbon — the main culprit in climate change — few focus on water, and more specifically how corporations should be monitoring and controlling their use of it. … Waterplan’s software platform integrates public watershed data and customer water use data to help companies in water-intensive industries make sure that their current or future operations are not affected by drought. … In the United States, a swath of land from California to Texas was facing its worst drought in 1,200 years.