Smart Water

Smart water is an emerging and growing market in the water and wastewater industry. It relates to the application of data analytics to water and wastewater use through localized sensors. First gathered by automated meter reading (AMR) or advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), the data can then be processed with artificial intelligence or machine learning for deeper inferences on water use.

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Artificial intelligence helps Lake Atitlan in Guatemala from toxic algae
Artificial intelligence helps Lake Atitlan in Guatemala from toxic algae
Dec 14 2018
In 2009, more than 200,000 residents were shocked when algae blooms appeared in Guatemala’s Lake Atitlan. Africa Flores, native of Guatemala and…
Voltea selected as partner for the Align Project Sustainable Home
Voltea selected as partner for the Align Project Sustainable Home.
Dec 7 2018
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Dec 3 2018
In October, I mentioned that sometimes it is difficult to find time to reflect on my work. This year is the first full calendar year I have spent on…
Experts will begin designing a “smart sewer” for Littleton, Mass. to attract business
Experts will begin designing a “smart sewer” for Littleton, Mass. to attract business.
Nov 19 2018
A small town in Massachusetts is investing in a new sewer system to attract business. According to the Lowell Sun, experts will begin designing a “…
Nov 2 2018
With the human population forecast to rise to more than 9 billion by 2050 and increasing standards of living among developing nations, accessible,…
Julian Lowe, International Sales Director, Modern Water (left) and Peter Nicoll, Technical Director, Modern Water (right) with Dr. Gunter Rencken, Technical Director from WEC Projects of South Africa.
Julian Lowe, International Sales Director, Modern Water (left) and Peter Nicoll, Technical Director, Modern Water (right) with Dr. Gunter Rencken, Technical Director from WEC Projects of South Africa.
Nov 2 2018
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Open-Storm Detroit Dynamics won $25,000 prize from Xylem, Inc.
Open-Storm Detroit Dynamics won $25,000 prize from Xylem, Inc.
Oct 5 2018
In Alexandria, Va., a team from the Great Lake Water Authority and the University of Michigan won the first-ever Intelligent Water Systems Challenge…
Brown and Caldwell to manage Portland’s historic switch to filtered water supply.
Brown and Caldwell to manage Portland’s historic switch to filtered water supply.
Sep 28 2018
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Jul 25 2018
Walking down the hallways to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas for American Water Works Assn. ACE 18, it was apparent the show’s theme…
Mar 30 2017
Water utilities are under continuing pressure that stems from growing demand, water stress, fluctuating energy prices and aging water systems. Smart…
Sep 19 2016
A report now available on ASDReports—"Smart Water Management Market by Advanced Water Meters (Meter Type & Meter Read Technology), Solution (…
Feb 10 2016
One-third of utilities around the globe report a loss of more than 40% of clean water due to leaks. Smart water networks ad­dress this issue. With…
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