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....

British Water seeks case studies for data and analytics library

• Contributions will feed into data and analytics code of practice • Unsolved challenges sought along with successful projects • Data and analytics driving major efficiencies in water British Water’s Data & Analytics Focus Group is calling...

Treating data as a valuable asset to become WISER

Data is changing our world and the way we live and work at an unprecedented pace. It is transforming the way the water industry operates and is becoming increasingly critical. With the massive growth...

Funding for rivers project

A wildlife project on the River Severn has secured almost £20 million of funding, £10.8 million of it from the Heritage Lottery Fund and £6 million from the European Union LIFE programme. The largest project...
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