Posts in category Water Utilities

A new step towards pressure transient...

Thames Water has developed a novel solution for understanding pressure transients in clean water networks. By applying machine-learning techniques on high-resolution pressure data from Syrinix PipeMinder-S (PM-S) devices, the Innovation team at Thames Water have been able to classify a majority of transients as normal network operations, and highlight unusual pressure events worthy of further […]

ACCIONA Agua certified as a Siemens a...

ACCIONA Agua certified as a Siemens and Schneider Electric systems integrator ACCIONA Agua will contribute its experience of automation systems and water cycle processes to both companies through to these alliances ACCIONA Agua, through its Automation and Control Department, has closed two important strategic agreements with Schneider Electric and Siemens, which will strengthen the company’s […]

Spanish Association of Water Supply a...

Spanish Association of Water Supply and Sanitation Services Annual Meeting AEAS (the Spanish Association of Water Supply and Sanitation Services) organized its biannual meeting on 24-26 May in the city of Tarragona. This is one of the main events regarding the urban water sector in Spain, since it brings together 600 congressmen, technicians and specialists […]

Energy visualisation at the Smart Wat...

Dr. Esther Goya and Dr. Johannes Andersen from Thames Water presented at the 6th annual Smart Water System Conference that took place in London on the 24th and 25th of April   Organised by SMI, the conference discussed the challenges and new developments of the implementation of smart meters as well as the value of […]

Thames Water installs 100,000th smart...

Thames Water installs 100,000th smart meter ‘State of the art’ 100,000th meter installed in Sidcup, south-east London, on Wednesday Over 4,000 leaks on customer pipes found as a result of the programme arried out more than 16,000 water, energy and money saving customer home visits Thames Water, the first UK water company to roll-out smart […]

The “GOTA” project : Acciona in Peru

Acciona is setting up a project regarding the corrective and progressive maintenance and support service in Lima (Peru) called GOTA. The functional scope of the GOTA project is focused on the optimization of operator work management. The “intelligence” is used to efficiently allocate the network maintenance tasks to the operators and technicians, taking into account […]

Hooking up London to Smart Water Mete...

Hooking up London to Smart Water Meters Over the next 15 years the UK’s largest utility, Thames Water, aims to install around three million smart water meters, initially in a number of London suburbs. Here the metering technology manager, Martin Hall, outlines more details of the plan and the challenges that come with it. These […]

New Possibilities to Investigate wate...

Meeting of waters; A large scale model of the distribution network identifies new possibilities to investigate water quality and transportation issues with online sensoring. Vitens, the largest drinking water company of the Netherlands, developed a large scale model representing the Vitens Innovation Playground (VIP). Using this model it is possible to perform experiments that cannot […]

Yves Abou Rjeily, PhD student at Lill...

Yves spent a month with Thames Water’s Innovation team in a rich exchange of knowledge and ideas In April, Yves’ presented his research on the management and durability of wastewater systems within smart cities. The presentation covered the progress of his work in the Lille Demo site and the transformation from passive static to active […]

Vitens to install first major smart d...

200 pairs of ears and eyes in the Friesland mains network Vitens to install first major smart drinking water network in the world Zwolle, 2 November 2015 – Vitens is the first drinking water utility company in the world to install a large-scale smart drinking water mains network. In order to achieve this, the 9,000 […]

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