OzWater learnings from Dean Barnett

I can certainly understand how OzWater is Australia’s biggest international water conference and exhibition. OzWater ’19 lived up to all expectations and more.

For me it reminds me of what a collaborative industry we work in. We share learnings, technology and time with our industry peers, and that aligns perfectly with the work I do with the Intelligent Water Network (IWN) program.

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IWN at OzWater: Day Two

The work of the Intelligent Water Networks in supporting the trials of Waternamics at Western Water and OSIsoft PI at Lower Muray Water and East Gippsland Water was presented by IWN Data & Analytics Program Lead David Bergmann at day two of #OzWater19.

These technology platforms bring together data to analyse and visualise it to support better decision making, improved asset management and better customer service. The OzWater presentation summaries the experiences, learnings, challenges and opportunities from these trials.

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IWN at OzWater: Day One

The Intelligent Water Networks was well represented at day one of OzWater ’19. Dean Barnett presented findings from the SAPP2R project in the morning, while David Bergmann facilitated a Data and Analytics workshop in the afternoon.

Barnett’s collaboration with Dr. Robert Ross has been one of the recent highlights for the IWN program as the robot drew interest from around the conference.

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Energy and Carbon OzWater '19 paper accepted

The Intelligent Water Networks (IWN) have had a paper from the Energy and Carbon program accepted at OzWater ’19.

‘Opportunities for Reduced Electricity Costs Using Renewable Energy and Optimised Plant Operations’ involved RMIT University, North East Water and IWN and found that participation in the wholesale electrical market for the purchase and sale of electricity offers industrial customers significant opportunities for cost savings.

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Big Data and Analytics OzWater proposal accepted

Big Data and Analytics program lead David Bergmann has successfully submitted a proposal to facilitate an IWN workshop  at the OzWater’19  Melbourne conference in May.

David will be facilitating a workshop on ‘Opportunities for Artificial Intelligence in the Water Industry’. In the workshop, participants will learn about artificial intelligence, hear experiences with AI from the water industry and work together to define problems and match solutions.

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