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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.
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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.
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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.
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United Utilities has created a town-wide smart water network in Macclesfield that incorporates AI to learn from patterns in the network data to detect leaks before they spring
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The well-established, voluntary water efficiency label has gained recognition across Europe but water efficiency experts fear the nature of it would limit its adoption on high consumption goods, the Bathroom Manufacturers Association argues that re-inventing the wheel would hinder progress
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Ahead of industry league tables on leakage released later this month Utility Week examines the scale of the problem, how Thames got a handle on the issue to exceed its target after missing three in a row, and the promising technologies that are making finding and fixing leaks more effective.
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Portsmouth Water's head of water resources tells Utility Week how the company reached its lowest ever leakage rate with new technologies and a new approach to weather events.
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SES is using smart technology from Vodafone to monitor its networks and find leaks in the mains and in customers' homes.
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After being rapped by Ofwat for missing leakage targets in AMP6, Thames has celebrated hitting its goals for 2019/20, largely thanks to the deployment of smart meters.
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Ofwat boss Rachel Fletcher said Thames is set to meet its leakage target in 2020 as the company announced water efficiency savings made by customers during lockdown by finding and fixing household leaks
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Thames has unveiled plans for a different approach to working with contractors finding and fixing leaks. However, it has also announced £350 million of contracts to operations teams for AMP7.
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As part of our Keeping us Connected series, Utility Week talks to Southern Water’s vulnerability lead Rachel Ryan-Crisp about how the company has begun to think about extending financial assistance to help households facing continuing hardships due to coronavirus.
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