Experts from the water sector share their thoughts on how and where innovation can boost post-COP progress and discuss whether or not the industry is already ahead of the conference’s collaborative curve.
To mark the launch of the water sector’s innovation centre of excellence, Spring, on 20 December, client programme director Shaunna Berendsen discusses the importance of customer buy-in to innovation and the need to make utilities ‘cool’.
Considered among the world’s best protected deltas, the Netherlands is a global leader in water industry innovation. Experts driving the pioneering sector’s circular economy and sustainable solutions shared their insight.
After more than 30 years in the utilities sector, UK Water Industry Research (UKWIR) CEO Steve Kaye reflects on the optimum conditions for innovation and the importance of shifting mindsets from new to renew.
Northumbrian Water will combine the advantages of digital and face-to-face platforms for inspiration and problem solving at its fifth Festival of Innovation. The company’s CIO Nigel Watson tells UW Innovate how the mix will allow the company to build on the impressive legacy of its first four events.
UW Innovate speaks with network leaders from United Utilities to shed light on the water company’s breakthroughs in the use of artificial intelligence to proactively monitor and maintain its 78,000km wastewater network.