WWT Webinar: The Right Tool For The Job: Pipe Inspection With Scottish Water & Xylem
Event Date: 04/09/2020 12:00 am
Xylem will introduce several of its technologies for assessing the condition of pipeline assets and Scottish Water will present selected case studies on deploying Xylem’s solutions.
Xylem will introduce several of its technologies for assessing the condition of pipeline assets showing how they support water companies to deliver better asset management.
From detecting leakage and pipe condition to providing a real-time warning system, a roster of technology is out there to help water companies manage key assets.
Scottish Water will present selected case studies showing how it has deployed Xylem’s technology across its network. The utility’s Water Service Strategy Trunk Mains team of experts looks after 6,700 kilometres of large-diameter mains. In each use case, Scottish will describe the challenges faced and benefits it has realised through deploying Xylem’s tools.
The projects included creating a criticality profile of long-life assets. Then using the profile to target investment achieving maximum risk control and delivering high quality drinking water consistently.
Laura Burnett, Water Service Strategy Team Leader, Trunk Mains, Scottish Water
Laura Burnett is an asset manager and specialist in water supply resilience, with more than 10 years’ experience in the water industry. At Scottish Water, her expertise covers security of supply, water balance and leakage calculation, strategic planning and resilience assessment.
Laura leads the Water Service Strategy Trunk Mains team at Scottish overseeing a risk-based, evidence-driven approach to managing 6,700 kilometres of large-diameter mains.
Ruth Clarke, Business Development Manager, UK & Ireland, Xylem
Ruth Clarke is business development manager at Xylem Water Solutions UK looking after the digital solutions and assessment services platforms. Ruth is a civil engineer with more than 20 years’ experience working in software for water and wastewater utilities. Having been involved in projects involving hydraulic modelling, operational forecasting and data analytics, her current focus at Xylem is to help utilities optimise their system operations using the power of data-driven solutions.
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