Since our inception, we’ve worked with some of the biggest players in the water industry. Our collaborative approach to projects has enabled us to build strong and long-lasting relationships.
Through these partnerships, we’ve got to grips with the day-to-day concerns of network and performance managers, tailored our data analysis services and created robust solutions to real problems. See who we work with and how they’ve helped us take our projects to the next level.
As our ‘local’ client we have a strong relationship with United Utilities’ leakage team and have supported them across a variety of projects. Working with them to develop Paradigm through their third Innovation Lab was a particular highlight for us, and we enjoy their openness and strong approach to collaboration.
With a good proportion of our senior team hailing from Northumbrian Water’s catchment area, this client holds a special place in our hearts. We founded our pressure management approach through collaboration with their excellent network analysis team, and they planted the very first Paradigm shaped seed with us back at Innovate East in 2019.
Severn Trent Water
One of SME Water’s longest standing clients, and the original development partners for our Dynamo analysis. With such a large and varied data set, we enjoy including Severn Trent Water within our analysis projects.
South East Water
As our newest client, we completed an insightful trial of our Dynamo analysis for them in 2022 and are looking at new opportunities for 2023.
South Staffs Water
Working with South Staffs over the past few years we have continued to develop our pressure management analysis capabilities, whilst identifying some great network improvements for them to implement.
Paradigm identified a seasonal variation in this DMA with the early summer demand increase as well as Ramadan impact. The three allotments highlighted were previously unidentified and after investigation, could well be causing a lot of the seasonal variation. Several private leaks were also located on the back of the analysis. This DMA has had a stubborn night flow for a long time and this work has helped to suggest why and find some of the unaccounted-for water here.
SME Water joined our innovation accelerator programme (our “Innovation Lab”) in 2020-21 with the idea of using flow data from our network meters to identify patterns and discern whether the flow is consumption/usage or leakage/losses. Through the work we found the approach (now known as “Paradigm”) could provide great insight, helping us to better understand demand patterns and target our leakage reduction activities more effectively. We continue to work with SME Water and the wider industry in our efforts to achieve a 15% reduction in leakage by 2025 and halve leakage levels by 2050. Innovations, like Paradigm, are critical enablers for achieving these commitments.
“The project outputs are exactly what I wanted. You’ve succeeded in identifying opportunities in Cambridge where other companies have failed, and I’m looking forward to implementing the schemes.”