Building a fit-for-future utility
Explore the fundamentals to becoming fit-for-future
New and existing challenges are reshaping utility management and the water sector. Utilities are striving to proactively enhance operations, maximize capital and improve sustainability. Success starts with the fit-for-future fundamentals: innovation, resilience, Intelligent Water, asset management and the workforce.
Use our experts’ research, insights and project stories to dive into the five fundamentals. Examine the keys to each element and the ways you can use them to strengthen your utility’s long-term outlook.
Addressing affordability, workforce and regulatory challenges head-on with a framework that incorporates advanced technology.
Explore resilience research from perspectives that consider the whole water utility – system assets, the workforce and everything in between.
Digitally enabled innovation: The power lies with people
Opinions and outlooks from the desks of our subject matter experts.
Jim Cooper describes how clients are using one of The Four Drops of Intelligent Water, Intelligent Ops, to reduce operational expenditures across the water...
A risk-based approach to save money and enhance resilience requires new stormwater-specific digital tools and national guidance.
Resilience experts Carly Foster and Edgar Westerhof discuss the most significant resilience gains from the past year and the ways they could shape resilience...
Partnering with communities and organizations around the world to improve quality of life.
Helping the City of Norfolk reinvent itself as the model coastal city of the future.
Designing and conducting a nine-month pilot test of an Advanced Water Purification Facility to become the second true Direct Potable...
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Podcast | June 2019
Jim explains the concept of collective intelligence and how a digital future can empower water sector employees, not replace them.
Article | July 2019
Angela Goodwin details how smart technologies can deliver data-driven insights that lead to cost savings potential for utilities and their customers.
Article | June 2019
WFM recaps the financial benefits outlined in Demystifying Intelligent Water: Creating a human-centric future with artificial intelligence and predictive analytics.
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