IWN project development & business case criteria:

Wider relevance

  • Does the IWN project have the potential to benefit the wider water industry?
  • Will the IWN project produce knowledge which helps the wider water industry’s decision making about the IWN project?

Value for money

  • Is the cost of the IWN project commensurate with the value of the knowledge it will generate?
  • Is the process of generating knowledge about the IWN project divided into progressive phases of the optimum scale?
  • Is the IWN project likely to represent value for money if it is ultimately adopted?

Catalyst for change

  • Will the IWN project act as a catalyst for wider improvement in the water industry?
  • Is the IWN project’s technology pathway likely to open up other opportunities for improvement?