Topic outline

  • Related projects

    • ICeWater

      FP7-ICT-317624 project which started on 1 October 2012 to develop infrastructure for smart metering and real-time monitoring of water infrastructures, with the aim of lowering consumption during peak periods, detecting and localising leakages in real-time and optimising the water-energy nexus.

    • iWIDGET

      FP7 project no. 318272 which started on 1 October 2012 to make households more aware of their water consumption patterns and help utilities and ICT industry with the sharing of such information in order to improve their demand forecasting capacities, while also contributing to a sustainable partnership of ICT and water domain stakeholders.

    • EFFINET

      FP7 project which started on 1 October 2012 to improve the efficiency of drinking water networks by managing better consumer behaviour via advanced metering, monitoring of user demand profiles, fault detection and predictive control techniques and integration of information stemming from various sources.

    • WatERP

      FP7 project which started on 1 October 2012 to develop a web-based, open management platform to enable water supply distribution chains to be managed in a coordinated and customised way, based on open interfaces and standards. The aim is to improve coordination among water management actors and to foster behavioural change in order to reduce water and energy consumption.

    • UrbanWater

      FP7 project which started on 1 October 2012 to integrate advanced metering solutions, real-time communication of consumption patterns with predictive capability, adaptive pricing and customer empowerment tools.

    • DAIAD

      FP7 project which started on 1 February 2014 to focus on real-time knowledge of residential water consumption. The goal is to research and develop innovative low cost, inclusive technologies for real-time, high granularity water monitoring and knowledge extraction to incur behavioural changes, water demand strategies and water pricing.

    • SmartH2O

      FP7 project which started on 1 February 2014 to provide an ICT enabled platform to design, develop and implement better water demand management in collecting user behavioural data due to smart meters and an online social participation application (social game). Awareness campaigns and price signals are delivered through the same app to inform the users on how to save water and money.

    • WATERNOMICS

      FP7 project which started on 1 February 2014 to enable the introduction of Demand Response principles and open business models through an innovative human centric approach that uses personalized water data, water availability based pricing, and gamification of water usage statistics.

    • WISDOM

      FP7 project which started on 1 February 2014 to increase user awareness, significant reduction of water consumption, peak-period reduction of water and energy distribution loads, improved resource efficiency and business operations of water utilities due to ICT, and contribute to the improvement of the environmental performance of buildings.

    • WaterInnEU

      This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. WaterInnEU primary vision is to create a marketplace to enhance the exploitation of EU funded ICT models, tools, protocols and policy briefs related to water and to establish suitable conditions for new market opportunities based on these offerings. WaterInnEU will build upon existing knowledge bases and platforms developed in previous projects but will provide new concepts, connections, and omponents that are essential for a marketplace to work.

    • KINDRA

      This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. KINDRA The overall objective of KINDRA is to create an inventory of this knowledge-base and then use the inventory to identify critical research challenges in line with the implementation of the WFD and new innovation areas within integrated water resources management based on the latest research.

    • FREEWAT

      This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. FREEWAT aims at promoting water management and planning by simplifying the application of the Water Framework Directive and other EU water related Directives. FREEWAT will be an open source and public domain GIS integrated modelling environment for the simulation of water quantity and quality in surface water and groundwater with an integrated water management and planning module.

    • BlueSCities

      This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. The project Blueprints for Smart Cities  (BlueSCities) aims to develop the methodology for a coordinated approach to the integration of the water and waste sectors within the 'Smart Cities and Communities' EIP. It will identify synergies in accordance with Smart City ideology and compliment other priority areas such as energy, transport and ICT. It will seek to contribute to the achievement of the 20-20-20 objectives.

    • WIDEST

      This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme. WIDEST project has the vision of establishing and supporting a thriving, interconnected ICT for water community to promote the dissemination and exploitation of EU funded activities and results in this area. WIDEST will address its goals through a project-to-project approach and the coordination among relevant stakeholders by means of five objectives.

    • Proteus

      PROTEUS is a project funded under the H2020 framework program for research of the European Commission. It investigates the smart integration of chemical sensors based on carbon nanotube, MEMS based physical sensors together with a cognitive engine providing on the fly reconfigurability. Produced deviced will be tested in the context of water monitoring.

    • WADI

      WADI is a project funded under the H2020 framework program for research of the European Commission. The WADI project aims at reducing losses in water transmission systems, therefore decreasing the related energy consumption. The project will develop an airborne water leak detection surveillance service to provide water utilities with adequate information on leaks in water infrastructure outside urban areas, thus enabling prompt and cost-effective repairs. WADI targets the recovery of up to 50% of the water lost at lower cost than conventional ground techniques.

    • SAFEWATER

      SAFEWATER project is an FP7 security project with the overreaching aim of developing a comprehensive and pragmatic platform to manage the safety and security of drinking water, reducing the time to react and effectively respond to crisis. It is a 39 months project, which started in October 2013 and encompass the development of use cases, software and sensor developments as well as field trials in a range of different settings.

    • POWER

      The Project “Political and sOcial awareness on Water EnviRonmental challenges” (POWER) will set up a user-driven Digital Social Platform (DSP) for the expansion and governance of POWER existing water networks.

    • SIM4NEXUS

      SIM4NEXUS envisions the Nexus concept as an integral part of the transition towards a resource-efficient and low-carbon economy. In order to boost the necessary transition SIM4NEXUS aims to develop innovative methodologies for the facilitation of the design of policies and bridge knowledge and technology gaps in the field of the water-land-food-energy-climate Nexus under climate change conditions.

    • Smart.met

      The Smart.met project involves 7 water utilities in a joint Pre-Commercial Procurement (PCP) supported by 6 expert organizations in giving support on the following topics: technical assessment, procurement procedure and dissemination. The objective to be reached is the implementation of an effective, efficient, interoperable solution. The solution will be based on open standard (drinking) water smart metering, delivered by public water utilities capable to identify performance issues, improve customer service and optimization of the supply of water.

    • SMART-Plant

      SMART-Plant is validating and addressing to the market a portfolio of SMARTechnologies that, singularly or combined, can renovate and upgrade existing wastewater treatment plants and give the added value of instigating the paradigm change towards efficient wastewater-based bio-refineries. Real time monitoring of greenhouse gas emissions, energy consumptions and process parameters will support the decisions towards the low carbon and energy footprint that are continuously assessed.

    • SUBSOL

      The objective of SUBSOL is to establish a market breakthrough of subsurface water solutions as robust, effective, sustainable, and cost-efficient answers to the freshwater challenges in coastal areas worldwide. We will achieve this by developing a practical approach which will accelerate acceptance of subsurface water solutions and will broaden the market reach and uptake.