Digital Water is the future of the utility industry. Driven by the prospect that smart solutions will save utilities water and money, the industry is gaining momentum. The Digital Water HUB offers visitors a focused hotspot to learn all about the latest trends and technologies in the sector. The HUB connects water utilities and industrial end users with technology & solution providers and research & knowledge partners. It also the place to network with peers and to explore business opportunities.
Visit the Digital Water HUB
Tuesday 2 November 2021
14.30 – 17.00
Asset Management & Condition Assessment: From Reactive to Proactive
Water utilities cannot solely rely on traditional tools for water asset management and condition assessment. To manage water utilities and facilities more effectively and prevent reactive responses to issues resulting from asset failures, smart, connected networks can help improve water savings, cost savings, and more proactively manage your water network.
Wednesday 3 November 2021
14.30 – 17.00
From Digital Twins to Digital Wins
Digital Twins are becoming increasingly relevant in the fast moving world of Digital Water. This session will explore the strengths, weaknesses, gaps, and opportunities of future digital twin applications globally, including perspectives from four leading utilities and industry thought leaders. Various case studies will be mentioned, highlighting different stages in the implementation of digital twins.
Thursday 4 November 2021
14.30 – 17.00
Smart Wastewater & Water Quality
Digital innovation is no longer just about efficiency and optimisation. It is about cross-sectoral operational resiliency in the midst of dramatic global disruption and increasing consumer demand for reliable and safe water and wastewater. This session will highlight and expand upon proven digital technologies in both water quality and wastewater - these smart solutions are central to maintaining robust water utility operations.
Friday 5 November 2021
10.30 – 12.30
Utility Reverse Shark Tank
The Leading Coalition partnership is a pioneering utility collaboration forged between UK's Anglian Water, Spain's Global Omnium and Dutch water company Vitens to share expertise and drive international collaboration. For Digital Water to be successful, including learning from unexpected outcomes, utility collaboration is a must. Hear from these utility leaders and ask the hard questions in an exciting reverse shark tank!
The Digital Water HUB is a continued joint effort with the SWAN Forum, the worldwide industry forum promoting the use of data-driven technologies in water and wastewater networks.