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2019 Annual Conference Presentations

Last updated: 23/05/2019

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The TWENTY65 team are pleased to provide access to all 2019 Conference material here.

 

Hilton Hotel Deansgate, Manchester 26-27th March

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  • SESSION 3A: Living With Water - Lee Pitcher, Yorkshire Water

    Posted 10/06/2019

    The City of Hull has always had a relationship with water be it as one of the UK’s largest ports. However due to climate change and recent major flood events, resilience is low across the popula...

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  • Session 4B: Optimal strategic water network planning considering cost, resilience, network performance and business riske - Christina Chiu, Arcadis, Optimatics & Southern Water

    Posted 11/06/2019

    Arcadis, Optimatics and Southern Water developed a novel methodology to improve the strategic planning process for water supply networks – generally an iterative a manual process. This project a...

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  • Session 7A: Engaging Customers to help bring down sewer blockages & flooding - Elvira Gabos, Southern Water

    Posted 11/06/2019

    Summary and evaluation of the first 3 years of an educational and behavioural change project in Southern Water aiming to ultimately engage customers to use the sewers in a responsible way and to teach...

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  • Keynote Day 1: Resilience - Rachel Fletcher, CEO, Ofwat

    Posted 11/06/2019

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  • Session 6A: In-pipe condition assessment of cast iron trunk mains - a new approach - Tim Evans, Thames Water

    Posted 11/06/2019

    Thames Water has 3,600km of large diameter trunk mains, dominated by thick cast iron. We use risk modelling to target investment on a network-wide level, but detailed pipe condition data would help us...

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  • Session C: Customer Centricity- Lessons learned from the energy sector - British Gas, OVO Energy - Emma Lampert, Localz

    Posted 11/06/2019

    Emma has lead our expansion in the US with Safelite and Rentokil. Her background is in leading consumer focused innovation projects in retail. Prior to joining Localz, she delivered large scale people...

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  • Session 6A: Demand impacts during the extreme summer of 2018 - Dene Marshallsay, Sarah Rogerson & Mumin Islam, Artesia & Affinity Water

    Posted 11/06/2019

    The summer of 2018 was the joint hottest on record. The weather during the summer of 2018 led to unprecedented demand for many companies across England and Wales.  This presentation will describe resu...

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  • Session 2B: Harvesting Data from Rainwater Systems - David Butler, TWENTY65

    Posted 10/06/2019

    The presentation investigates the opportunities for decentralised rainwater management systems as a technique to support integrated water management. Evidence from near real-time data for a case study...

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  • Session 6A: The potential pf reducing carbon emissions by integrating urban water systems & renewable energy sources at a community scale - Fei Liu, TWENTY65

    Posted 11/06/2019

    The study examines whether renewable energy within the water system can reduce and replace a city’s non-renewable heat energy sources. A modelling study has demonstrated that it’s possible...

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  • Session 3A: Water Innovation in the UK: History and a View Forward - Caroline Wadsworth & Vanessa Speight, TWENTY65

    Posted 23/05/2019

    With a renewed focus on innovation to address water industry challenges, where is the UK positioned? What is needed to deliver the water service of the future?   PRESENTATION

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  • Keynote Day 1: Resilience - James Richardson, National Infrastructure Commission

    Posted 11/06/2019

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  • Session 2B: The application of In-river sensors and satellite data for monitoring dissolved organic carbon (DOC) in surface waters -Jonathan Ritson & Nigel Graham, Imperial College London/TWENTY65

    Posted 23/05/2019

    Here we present data from a scanning UV-Visible spectrometer deployed in-river to capture high-frequency dissolved organic carbon (DOC) estimates, as well as remote sensing data to estimate DOC and ch...

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  • Session 3A: Risk: So much innovation, and yet so risk averse: How is Risk perceived as a barrier to innovation in the Water Sector, and What might be done about it? - Jeanette Garwood, TWENTY65

    Posted 23/05/2019

    Recognition influence of risk perception to the process of innovation for all stakeholders working together in Water Utilities Supply Chain; approaches which might help to alleviate tensions between i...

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  • SESSION 4A: Securing a sustainable water future through inter-basin water transfer - Majed Khadem, TWENTY65

    Posted 11/06/2019

    The National Infrastructure Commission’s 2018 report ‘Preparing for a drier future’ highlighted that  water resource planning process adopted by water companies does not include...

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  • SESSION 3B: A new way to measure dewaterability of sludges quickly & accurately - the det - Miklas Scholz & Nick Hawkins, Salford, Lund & Johannesburg Universities

    Posted 10/06/2019

    We would like to show to as many representatives of the Water industry as possible the new technology developed by the Salford University team, which assesses the dewaterability of sludges far more qu...

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  • SESSION 4A: Water resilience: What definition(s) for which implementation(s)? - Charles Rouge, The University of Sheffield

    Posted 10/06/2019

    This presentation looks at the different meanings of an increasingly used concept, resilience. It demonstrates how these different meanings can be traced to hidden trade-offs in the system whose resil...

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  • Session 8A: Exploiting Innovation in the UK Water Industry - Hans Jensen, UKWP

    Posted 11/06/2019

    The presentation will cover the latest position and how this can highlight the key strategic themes, deliver significant costs savings and risk minimisation, and support the successful exploitation of...

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  • Session 8B: How will we achieve zero leakage in a sustainable way by 2050 - Mark Jone & Kamal Birdi, UKWIR & TWENTY65

    Posted 11/06/2019

    Come and join our workshop, conducted using the CLEAR IDEAS innovation development model, to help develop UKWIR’s Big Question ‘How do we achieve zero leakage in a sustainable way by 2050?...

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  • Session 7A: A taxonomy of mobilisation: exploring the nature, extent & effectiveness of public engagement across the UK water sector - Emma Westling, TWENTY65

    Posted 11/06/2019

    This paper presents initial findings showing how publics are mobilised to act/change their water practises in different ways (e.g. use less water). The research maps mobilization initiators, organisa...

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  • Session 8A: The Big Questions facing the Water Industry - Steve Kaye, UKWIR

    Posted 11/06/2019

    To address the key challenges facing the Water Industry UKWIR have developed 12 Big Questions, identified through extensive consultation and discussion. This talk discusses these questions, outlines t...

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  • Session 7A: Climate Change, flood risk management, and public health: Time to return to Victorian values? - Anna Kenyon, The University of Sheffield

    Posted 11/06/2019

    This paper argues that the combined challenges of climate change, associated water management and public health risks, means that the historically close relationship between water management and publi...

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  • Session 2A: "A“Catch 65” - The Future Operation of Catchments - John Sanders & Garry Sanderson

    Posted 23/05/2019

    Workshop to explore and prioritise the improvements for catchment assets monitoring, modelling, and risk assessment necessary to create the ‘future concept of operation’ for catchments, in...

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  • Session 8A: It's About Time! Conflicts in temporal management across the collaborative innovation development chain in the Water Utilities - Jeanette Grayson, TWENTY65

    Posted 11/06/2019

    Recognition of issues with timing for all stakeholders in Water Utilities Innovation   PRESENTATION

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  • Session 4B: Al-based software instantly predicts the impact of housing growth on network drainage - John Barnes & Hedy Watt, EnginSoft & AECOM

    Posted 11/06/2019

    Water companies need to adapt new infrastructure charge legislation and the Government’s aim to build 300k properties per year.  It is difficult for traditional planning methods to assess t...

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  • Session 7B: Collaborative reserch on underground infrastructure - Bert Bosseler, IKT

    Posted 11/06/2019

    The biggest challenge facing any new water technology - no matter how unique - is the time it takes to get to market. Learn how Milwaukee attracts researchers, entrepreneurs and funding to make it amo...

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  • Session 4A: Can nature based solution for water management - Clair Cooper, Durham University

    Posted 11/06/2019

    Nature-based solutions is a new conceptual framework that aims to use the properties of nature to co-produce ecosystems services that not only build climate change resilience and address societal chal...

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  • Keynote Day 2: Planning for Water - Jo Harrison, Asset Management Director, United Utilities

    Posted 11/06/2019

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