NEW ORLEANS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As the world’s water infrastructure ages and significant amounts of water are lost to leakage and decaying pipes, utilities are being challenged to protect water resources and close the gap on lost profit. Understanding that data and predictive capabilities can be key to overcoming these challenges, GE (NYSE:GE) today announced the expansion of its digital water capabilities during WEFTEC 2016. “In the U.S. alone, an estimated 2.1 trillion gallons of water are lost