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Ofwat is hoping that its five year, £200 million Innovation Fund will help water companies collaborate their way to solving the sector’s pressing problems, and also open up a dialogue with prospective partners in other sectors, such as Fintech or telecoms. UW Innovate spoke to John Russell, senior director for strategy and planning and Harry Armstrong, director for regulatory policy.
Interviews
Collaborative innovation within the water sector is currently high on the agenda, thanks to the Ofwat Innovation Fund. A team from the University of Sheffield has distilled its work on how best to build partnering relationships that lead to viable innovations into a new downloadable guide for the sector.
Opinion
Yorkshire has begun using a cloud platform to share data including images and video with multiple team members when dealing with a sewer incident to allow the company to resolve problems more quickly and efficiently.
News
Anglian has claimed a first for the water sector by connecting a live pipe using a keyhole technique which extracts the top layer of ground to reach the pipe without an operative needing to be in the hole.
News
The water sector faces a stark reality that this most precious of natural resources is running dry. As part of our H3O series we look at ways in which innovation and technology are being mobilised to steer the country away from the ‘jaws of death’.
Analysis
Northumbrian Water has announced its fourth Innovation Festival will take place in July next year with an ambition to hack and sprint 24-hours a day with teams in Australia and the US. Festival founder Nigel Watson tells Utility Week about the progression of ideas and the value investing in innovation has brought.
News
Parts of the South East of England have less water per person than parts of Morocco so it's little wonder PCC targets are top of the agenda for Water Resources South East as it formally launches its collaborative approach to addressing the region's water shortage issues.
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