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Reality Modeling for Remote Design of Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion

Reality Modeling for Remote Design of Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant Expansion

August 29, 2022 at 8:48 am 0 comments

By Sandra DiMatteo Gwinnett County, Georgia, northeast of Atlanta, has a population of 950,000. The Gwinnett County Department of Water Resources (GCDWR) provides wastewater treatment services to these residents via the F. Wayne Hill Water Resources Center. Originally constructed in 2000, it utilizes advanced ozone, granular activated carbon, and membraneRead More

Examining the Economic Feasibility of Digital Twins

Examining the Economic Feasibility of Digital Twins

June 27, 2022 at 6:00 am 0 comments

By Sandra DiMatteo From aging infrastructure and changing environmental regulations to funding gaps and climate-fueled natural disasters, water utilities around the globe face a range of problems in their effort to deliver reliable and affordable water to their communities. Their potential solutions are similarly wide-ranging, from stimulus grants and conservationRead More

Utilities, partners collaborate on industry-first digital twin readiness guide  

Utilities, partners collaborate on industry-first digital twin readiness guide  

May 25, 2022 at 9:00 am 0 comments

A diverse group of global utilities, solution providers, academia and thought leaders have developed a groundbreaking Digital Twin Readiness Guide, the first-of-its-kind roadmap for digital twin implementation to advance the water industry. Spearheaded by the SWAN Forum, Brown and Caldwell, DHI, and with contributions from numerous partners, the zero-cost guideRead More

WF&M Conversations: Bentley Systems’ Gregg Herrin on what is driving utilities’ digital needs

WF&M Conversations: Bentley Systems’ Gregg Herrin on what is driving utilities’ digital needs

May 24, 2022 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

In this edition of Water Finance & Management Conversations, sponsored by Bentley Systems, WF&M Journal’s Andrew Farr interviews Gregg Herrin, vice president of water infrastructure at Bentley Systems. Herrin shares his insights about what is driving digital technology adoption in the U.S. water utility sector, how utilities should evaluate newRead More

SewerAI acquires funding from Bentley iTwin Ventures

SewerAI acquires funding from Bentley iTwin Ventures

November 8, 2021 at 5:45 am 0 comments

SewerAI, a provider of AI computer vision and cloud computing sewer condition assessment software, recently announced that Bentley Systems, Inc., participated in SewerAI’s $1.5 million venture round through the Bentley iTwin Ventures Fund. Bentley joined Burnt Island Ventures, Builders VC and EPIC Ventures among others in this round. SewerAI uses artificial intelligenceRead More

New report shows U.S. water utilities still in early stages of digital transformation

New report shows U.S. water utilities still in early stages of digital transformation

March 22, 2021 at 8:47 am 0 comments

Dodge Data & Analytics and partner Bentley Systems recently launched a new study and report titled, The Digital Capabilities of US Water Utilities SmartMarket Brief, which establishes a benchmark for municipal water systems and the readiness of this market for digital transformation. The findings showed that the ability to gather,Read More

Innovyze to be acquired by Autodesk

Innovyze to be acquired by Autodesk

March 1, 2021 at 9:36 am 0 comments

Autodesk, Inc. has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Portland, Oregon-based Innovyze, Inc., a provider of water infrastructure software, for $1 billion net of cash subject to working capital and tax closing adjustments. The acquisition positions Autodesk as a technology leader in end-to-end water infrastructure solutions from design to operations, accelerates Autodesk’sRead More

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Xylem’s BLU-X Optimizes Collection, Treatment at Dramatically Lower Cost

PRODUCT SHOWCASE: Xylem’s BLU-X Optimizes Collection, Treatment at Dramatically Lower Cost

June 3, 2020 at 4:36 pm 0 comments

BLU-X, Xylem’s innovative Intelligent Urban Watershed platform, helps utilities improve sewer system and treatment plant performance and capacity utilization, meeting environmental goals while saving substantially on operating, energy and maintenance costs. BLU-X is a Real Time Decision Support System (RT-DSS) that uses a Sense, Predict, Act framework to help utilitiesRead More

City-Scale Digital Twins for Flood Resilience

City-Scale Digital Twins for Flood Resilience

May 11, 2020 at 10:17 am 0 comments

By Robert Mankowski Extreme weather events and rising populations are straining existing (and often inadequate) drainage infrastructure in cities around the world, leading to flooding that damages property and infrastructure, impacts human safety and weakens economies. In 2015, the United Nations reported that over the previous decade, floods accounted forRead More

TECHNOLOGY PERSPECTIVES: Digital Twin Technology Becoming a Reality for Water Utilities

TECHNOLOGY PERSPECTIVES: Digital Twin Technology Becoming a Reality for Water Utilities

June 17, 2019 at 8:43 am 0 comments

By Gigi Karmous-Edwards Water utilities around the world have been using hydraulic models for engineering and expansion since the 1950s. A hydraulic model is a physics based mathematical model of a fluid flow system for water. In the majority of cases, the hydraulic model simulation is run in batch modeRead More