Professor Naomi Brookes of the University of Warwick offers insight into new research emphasising the need for a widespread data literacy and digital drive across the utility sector.
Utility Week Innovate explores the best-in-class concepts from Northumbrian’s first hybrid innovation festival – from smart ways to maximise asset life span to dynamic sewer flood risk modelling.
Many pumping applications used throughout the water and wastewater industry are not yet benefitting from the use of variable speed drives (VSDs). One such application is drainage pumps, used in low level areas such as South Yorkshire and the Fens, which transfer water from dykes into rivers. The benefits go far beyond energy savings, as Blaise Ford of ABB value provider, IDS explains.
Utility Week Innovate and industry experts from the likes of Thames, Northumbrian and Yorkshire Water dived into challenges posed by managing tens of million data points across vast networks with ever-changing technology as industry-wide CSO targets loom.
Utility Week Innovate WWT’s upcoming Water Industry Innovation Conference seeks to foster collaborative problem solving, learning and proactive thinking in the face of global challenges.
Thames Water’s head of data science Jethro Yates caught up with Utility Week Innovate off the back of wins at the UK IT Industry Awards for both data science and digital transformation projects of the year.