A new approach to modelling asset deterioration

Asset deterioration modelling is an important part of the toolkit for assessing asset health and improving asset performance. Currently used methods are based on quantifying asset health as a failure probability calculated from a...

QEII reservoir project on course for completion in 2022

Draining one of London’s largest reservoirs for refurbishment – while maintaining water supply and protecting the ecological balance – has been a huge logistical challenge, spanning nearly 12 months. Thanks to meticulous planning, the...

Innovative flood prevention approach yields 20% cost savings

A new flood mitigation programme at Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, will use an innovation-led approach to protect properties, delivering more than 20% cost savings on traditional approaches and minimising disruption. As a partner in the @one...

Major upgrade for London’s Victorian water network

London’s Victorian water network is set to receive a major overhaul to increase water resilience, with a £300 million contribution from Thames Water’s owners. The unprecedented investment matches the £300m already included in the company’s...

Unique mapping software drives up performance

Esri builds the world’s most powerful mapping and spatial analytics software. In the process, this global market leader in geographic information systems harnesses the concept of location, location, location to drive both efficiency and...

Bidding to improve the environment

The Water Framework Directive has prompted water companies to invest in a range of initiatives to improve water quality. The Water Industry Journal looked at a couple of examples. Pioneering online auction service EnTrade, devised...

Realising the value of data

David Price, Associate Director at Amec Foster Wheeler, looks at the benefits for companies in taking greater ownership of data. Population growth and climate change; water stress; stricter environmental regulation; ageing infrastructure and networks; improving...

Building Smart Water Networks at South West Water

By Martin Doherty Head of Service Improvement South West Water Most companies in the British water industry have started the journey of creating a ‘smart’ system of management and control over their pipe network. The underground system...

Big Data…The Internet of Things…

We hear a lot about them, and increasingly all of our lives are being affected by them. What might they mean for water management? In this article I’m focusing on the drainage networks that we...

Collaboration offers benefits in corporate water sustainability

Corporate water users are looking to underpin their business and sustainability strategies with real-time data and analysis in water risk management and new partnerships and collaborations are expected to emerge to accommodate this change....