Using AI to understudy system experts and optimise plant performance

Advances in artificial intelligence (AI) are making a large impact in many fields, and the water sector is no different. With operators facing constant pressure to boost plant efficiency and to deliver maximum value...

Southern water resilience projects

For the past two years Southern Water has been conducting a far reaching project aimed at delivering Zero Pollutions by 2040. We aim as a business to have achieved our ambition for zero pollution,...

Fuzzy logic clear up blockage prediction for Yorkshire Water

Wastewater monitoring has proved a difficult nut to crack for water companies in the face of increased pressure from regulators, government and customers to reduce pollution incidents across the UK. Yorkshire Water, in collaboration...

Bath academics help to track coronavirus in schools by monitoring wastewater

Bath researchers to take part in TERM project to monitor wastewater in 70 UK schools for evidence of coronavirus Working with other UK universities, they aim to create an early-warning system to...

Flood prevention through waste water network monitoring

This year in the UK, November 9th-15th was the Environment Agency’s annual Flood Action Week, which aims to encourage the public to better understand their property’s individual flood risk, especially as the climate is...

New low cost Compact 80 GHz level sensors

Water and waste industries – more to choose The VEGA radar family has grown, with the latest VEGAPULS series of units for continuous level measurement. Based on the latest FMCW 80 GHz technology and a...

Data logger measures level, conductivity and temperature

With the new CTD (conductivity, temperature, depth) versions of the high-precision DCX level data loggers for depths of up to 200m, KELLER AG offers a highly integrated, complete pressure measurement solution for water management. This...

New headset offers vision for the future

An innovative and now key piece of equipment came into its own for Trant Engineering Limited during the company’s work at Weir Wood reservoir. The intelligent, interactive headset - keyed into Microsoft Teams - deployed...

Quick return on investment with Valmet’s superior solids measurement solutions

The measurement of solids in wastewater treatment has always been a questionable proposition. Limitations in measurement accuracy along with long term reliability have been a concern to plant operators and engineers. Additionally, harsh and sometimes...

Big data goes down the plughole to fight future public health threats

Scientists at the University of Bath’s Water Innovation and Research Centre are developing new ways of monitoring public health at home and in low-income countries by analysing wastewater Rising antimicrobial resistance and fast-spreading epidemics like...