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Hire shows Mass. is committed to water tech sector

Plunging into the chilling waters of Lake Austin on sweltering Texas summer days. Water skiing with his father. Watching lake levels rise and fall near his family’s vacation home.

These are memories that bubble up when Michael Murphy explains how he ended up at the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center as the new business development manager for water innovation. Murphy, on the job since April, is charged with helping to build the state’s nascent water technology cluster into what many hope will soon be a world-leading industry.

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