« Back to news overview

Frank Obenaus: Giving wastewater a digital facelift

Frank Obenaus: Giving wastewater a digital facelift

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 16-08-2019

German water utility Emschergenossenschaft Lippeverband is on a mission to connect its 60+ water treatment plants to a centralised SCADA system, as pa...

Peter Prevos: The Data Magician

Peter Prevos: The Data Magician

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 29-07-2019

Aspiring Willy Wonka of water, Dr Peter Prevos from Coliban Water speaks about why he’s cautious about machine learning and how he’s bridging IT and O...

Video interview: Reducing NRW in Lisbon

Video interview: Reducing NRW in Lisbon

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 17-07-2019

Cláudio Jesus from Águas de Portugal describes how the Portuguese city of Lisbon cut its non-revenue water by more than half.

Xylem commits to 100% renewables by 2025

Xylem commits to 100% renewables by 2025

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 16-07-2019

As part of its 2025 Signature Goals technology giant Xylem has committed to fully using renewable energy across its major sites.

VIDEO: Inspiring international exchanges at Aquatech China

VIDEO: Inspiring international exchanges at Aquatech China

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 15-07-2019

Industrial water treatment and digitalisation were key themes at this year’s Aquatech China in Shanghai.

Jaime Barba: It’s time to learn from our mistakes

Jaime Barba: It’s time to learn from our mistakes

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 15-07-2019

Over 10 years ago Jaime Barba wanted to hire a water mathematician – a rare move in the water market. Today he leads a digitalisation charge as CEO of...

Satellite leak detection moves to sewer breaks

Satellite leak detection moves to sewer breaks

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 10-07-2019

After strong progress detecting leaks on potable water networks, Utilis will tweak its satellite formula to move into sewer breaks, says Jonathan Jaco...

Jesper Kjelds: Creating a digital lighthouse in Aarhus

Jesper Kjelds: Creating a digital lighthouse in Aarhus

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 04-07-2019

Danish water utility Aarhus Vand has been beating the data drum for many years. Here the chief digital information officer explains why a ‘digital fir...

Aquatech Innovation Forum on digitalisation races ahead

Aquatech Innovation Forum on digitalisation races ahead

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 04-07-2019

A total of 30 speakers, including 15 water utilities, have confirmed to speak in the inaugural event…

5G – hype or a gamechanger for water treatment technology?

5G – hype or a gamechanger for water treatment technology?

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 21-06-2019

5G promises to revolutionise telecommunication speed for the transfer of data, but what does it mean for the water market?

Why a ‘no-collar’ workforce will enable water’s digital transformation

Why a ‘no-collar’ workforce will enable water’s digital transformation

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 11-06-2019

Utility workforces are being driven to adapt and learn new skills to keep up with the digital transformation which will result in a hybrid human-and-m...

Rebekah Eggers: It’s time to get serious about AI

Rebekah Eggers: It’s time to get serious about AI

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 31-05-2019

Rebekah Eggers is on a mission to ensure that man, woman and machine can evolve harmoniously together. Here, IBM’s IoT expert talks about her childhoo...

‘Infobesity’ and human driven resistance: two roadblocks in the digital utility journey

‘Infobesity’ and human driven resistance: two roadblocks in the digital utility journey

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 22-05-2019

Water utilities came together in Miami for the annual SWAN Forum to share their experience on the adoption of smart water technologies. Human driven r...

Video: Water digitalisation – could it be Denmark’s next export success?

Video: Water digitalisation – could it be Denmark’s next export success?

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 22-05-2019

Boasting abundant aquifers and 120,000 lakes, Denmark is blessed with water. Yet behind the country’s 80+ suppliers and utilities, disruption is takin...

Opinion: Forget forecasting, it’s all about ‘nowcasting’

Opinion: Forget forecasting, it’s all about ‘nowcasting’

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 21-05-2019

Keith Hays was recently in London attending a conference on smart water systems. It showcased how far UK water utilities and leading firms across Euro...

UK utility IoT network trial brings together 9 companies

UK utility IoT network trial brings together 9 companies

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 20-05-2019

Several companies in the digital water space are collaborating with water utility South East Water as part of a Narrowband Internet of Things trial.

Arcadis strengthens digital offering for global infrastructure projects

Arcadis strengthens digital offering for global infrastructure projects

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 19-04-2019

As part of a move to strengthen its digital offering engineering consultancy Arcadis has taken a majority stake in UK-headquartered EAMS Group.

5 things I learned from Denmark’s water sector

5 things I learned from Denmark’s water sector

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 19-04-2019

Aquatech recently continued its global tours with a four-day trip to Denmark, flying in to Billund and out from capital city Copenhagen, with several ...

Water on Twitter: 12 tweeters to follow

Water on Twitter: 12 tweeters to follow

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 05-03-2019

From global academics to NYSE-listed company CEOs and a trash swallowing water wheel, here’s 12 Twitter accounts we think you should check out.

In brief: 4 water digitalisation stories

In brief: 4 water digitalisation stories

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 11-02-2019

From Artificial Intelligence (AI) moving north in the UK to satellite leak detection in Trinidad and Tobago, we bring together a round-up of the lates...

What will 2019 hold for the global water market?

What will 2019 hold for the global water market?

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 24-01-2019

Despite kickstarting with Brexit uncertainty, 2019 promises to be another exciting year for the global water market.

Machine learning helps UK water utility speed up leakage detection

Machine learning helps UK water utility speed up leakage detection

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 20-12-2018

Machine learning helps Uk water utility speed up leakage detection

Five progressive digital water technologies to watch

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 07-11-2018

With multiple vendors popping up in the digital water market solutions space, It’s an exciting yet sometimes overwhelming time for the water industry....

UK water utility operating network section with AI

UK water utility operating network section with AI

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 22-10-2018

There is no doubting that digital technologies and the increased availability of artificial intelligence (AI) have piqued both interest and scepticism...

Suez augments digital portfolio with Optimatics buy out

Suez augments digital portfolio with Optimatics buy out

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 16-10-2018

Suez has completed a full integration of hydraulic network optimisation company Optimatics as part of an ambition to build out its network of digital ...

Hubs to hubs: Declaration unites global water tech clusters

Hubs to hubs: Declaration unites global water tech clusters

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 12-10-2018

What do China, South Korea, Israel, Singapore, the Netherlands and the US have in common?

Blockchain’s potential to disrupt water supply remains divisive

Blockchain’s potential to disrupt water supply remains divisive

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 03-10-2018

Blockchain has the potential to help secure water transactions in the future but at the moment it’s largely over-hyped, according to utility exp...

It’s time to drop the digital buzzwords in water

It’s time to drop the digital buzzwords in water

  • By Aquatech
  • |
  • 02-10-2018

TOKYO, Japan – Artificial intelligence. Internet of Things. Big Data. Digitisation. Gamification. The list goes on. Everyone in the industry will be a...