On-premises or cloud-based SCADA?

Digital transformation is helping water utilities identify opportunities for a more efficient and sustainable urban water cycle, says Cyril Pinede, industrial software sales manager, Emerson. Utilising digital solutions - to gain a better understanding of...

Succeed in the water industry’s digital revolution

How can you ride the wave of change in the UK? As you begin to invest in technology such as AMI smart meters and widespread data capture/analysis, it’s important to know what you’re looking...

Reporting problems made easier with Thames Water’s new online tool and interactive map

Thames Water is making it easier and quicker for members of the public to report sewer flooding, blockages or leaks across London and the Thames Valley, with the launch of a new reporting tool...

Protecting water and wastewater against major attacks

By Alain Dedieu  President, Water and Wastewater Segment at Schneider Electric. Critical infrastructure is a prime target for cyber attackers. Water and wastewater utilities are particularly susceptible to attacks due to communities that rely on...

Digital pipeline design – from weeks to days

Digital innovation is cutting time and cost from the process of planning, designing and optimising pipeline routes. By Adam Cullum, principal civil engineer, and Keith Simpson, principal water consultant at Mott MacDonald. The most recent...

Designing an effective water quality monitoring programme

Darren Hanson, Xylem Environmental Solutions, examines the current state of quality monitoring in the UK. Ambitious targets to protect UK rivers, estuaries and coastal zones, set out in the Environment Act 2021, pose significant challenges...

PipeScreen™ Service Line Analyser helps Severn Trent to identify lead pipes

Acoustic lead screening, while new, is based on a proven technology that can be easily used to help water companies protect the public from lead exposure and comply with tightening regulations. Given the serious...

Siemens digital twin set to drive world’s first carbon neutral wastewater treatment plant

A partnership of water companies and industry providers is set to remove direct process emissions from the bacterial digestion of wastewater for the first time. The Net Zero Hub, led by Severn Trent Water and...

Delivering Energy Savings via Real-Time Operations Optimisation for Water Utilities

The water industry is one of the biggest users of energy in the world. The UK water sector, a service industry, is among the top 5 energy consumers in the country, alongside transportation and...

Unlocking the key to improved WWTPs operations

Integrating all data sources into a single environment is a fundamental step in the digital transformation of wastewater treatment plants to provide them with comprehensive control of all their processes, according to Idrica’s report...