Description: Intelligent Water Systems
What are Intelligent Water Systems?
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Intelligent Water Systems
“Intelligent Water Systems (IWS) emphasizes the opportunity the water sector has to take advantage of advanced technologies and dramatically shift management decision making.”
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Intelligent Water Systems
As other industries and other water sectors around the world began implement intelligent systems into their utilities, the United States appears to be lagging behind. But now as technology tools become more prevalent and cheaper and as a younger work force is entering the industry, the US water sector is being pushed into the intelligent systems realm.
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Intelligent Water Systems
Although IWS may be a relatively new concept in many water sector agencies, there are utilities both internationally and in the US which are already utilizing IWS tools to enhance their performance.
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Intelligent Water Systems
With so many different possibilities and opportunities that IWS offers and with the water industry having many different organizational structures, it is important to remember that IWS is not a “one size fits all approach”. There are challenges that exist for both small and larger utilities. But regardless of the size of the utility, there are several things that a utility can...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Intelligent Water Systems
As start-ups and the Internet of Things continue to expand, the realm of technological possibility continues to grow. This can be seen in the water sector, with advances in sensor technology, modeling techniques, cloud based systems, and many others. As utilities begin to implement some of these newer “smart technology”, there have been some growing trend’s in the technology the...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Intelligent Water Systems
While the Knowledge Development Forum was a great introduction to the realm of intelligent water systems, the conversation does not end there. With the idea of IWS still in it’s infancy in the water sector there are still many questions, concepts, and challenges that are in a conceptual stage and still need to be discussed further, such as:
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Intelligent Water Systems
Miami Dade County (FL) Water & Sewer Departments
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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