Smart Water Systems for Improved Human, Environmental and Economic Health
This event will provide an insight into the potential for Smart Water Management (SWM) to contribute to current water related challenges, while sharing diverse success stories from around the globe. It will open up the discussion to an expert panel and the audience to share ideas for the application of smart networks and digital solutions in urban and regional setting in both developed and developing countries. The discussion will highlight market and technology opportunities for SWM, the enablers and barriers to future implementation, and the potential for SWM to contribute to achieving the Sustainable Development Goals.
Session title: Smart Water Systems for Improved Human, Environmental and Economic Health
Date and time: Thursday 30 August, 11:00 - 12:30
Room: FH Little Theatre
Theme of event: Smart Water Management
Active audience participation throughout the session using smart phone technology (**Bring your smart phones along to the session to actively participate in the session)
11:00 Welcome by moderator
11:05 The Smarter water manager: Smart water solution for a resilient water future
Alexis de Kerchove, Vertical Marketing Manager, Water Utilities, Xylem Europe
11:12 Lessons learned from the Smart Water Management Project
Stephanie Kuisma, International Water Resource Association (IWRA)
11:19 Improved drinking water in Paju Smart Water City, South Korea
Kyongho Mun, Korea Water Resources Corporation (K-water)
11:26 Flood and Drought Management Tools for water resource planning
Katharine Cross, International Water Association (IWA)
11:33 SWM for groundwater management in Gotland, Sweden (IVL)
Osten Ekengren, Swedish Environmental Research Institute (IVL)
11:40 Towards an Integrated Management of the Sanitation System in Paris Region: from Weather Forecast to Seine River Quality
Cléo Lossouarn, SIAAP
11:47 Active Audience and Panel Discussion on Smart Water Management
Alexis de Kerchove, Xylem Inc.
Stephanie Kuisma, IWRA
Dr. Munhyun Ryu, K-water
Katharine Cross, IWA
Osten Ekengren, IVL
Cléo Lossouarn, SIAAP
12:25 Summary and wrap-up by moderator
Flood and Drought Management ToolsFlood and Drought Management Tools project - Joint project of the International Water Association (IWA) and DHI
Introduction to the Flood and Drought Management Tools project - in Englishhttps://youtu.be/49t8EA6xPek
Video overview of the Flood and Drought Management Tools project which is developing web based tools to support planning from the transboundary basin to water utility level by including better information on floods and droughts.
Flood and Drought Portalhttp://www.flooddroughtmonitor.com
The Flood & Drought portal is developed as part of the Flood and Drought Management Tools project. The Flood & Drought portal provides access to a number of apps supporting decision makers at basin and local level.