Bruce Hutt founder and owner of Enduratec – a best gas innovation and innovation of the year award finalist at the 2022 Energy Innovation Awards – discusses his firm’s innovation in the utilities sector.
Ahead of Utility Week WWT’s Smart Water 2022 Conference, Jeremy Heath, SES Water’s innovation manager and leakage programme lead at UKWIR, discusses the parallels between the medical sector and water companies, and innovation’s ‘incredible’ pace.
Thames Tideway’s Peter Vale explains how his firm has harnessed existing technology to digitise and automate wastewater network systems during wholesale upgrades to London’s ageing sewer infrastructure.
To coincide with the WWT Wastewater 2022 Conference, Utility Week Innovate rounds up some of the latest developments in wastewater treatment and infrastructure – from hydrogen production and carbon capture to blockage sensor and AI tech.
Storing around 10% of the capital’s water, the Queen Elizabeth II (QEII) Reservoir being under maintenance for the best part of 2021 necessitated an urgent shake-up of London’s water. Here, project leaders from Thames Water discuss the process of taking the reservoir out of action and £25 million worth of upgrades.
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.
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.