12:30pm - 1:30pm




Free to attend

Hosted by the CIWEM South Eastern branch and the CIWEM North Western & North Wales branch

Event description

Chris Steele and Neil Breton from Binnies will share their experience on what “Digital Water” actually means in practice.They will explain where to start, from setting the strategy to practical implementations - sharing the common pitfalls to look out for combined with real-world use cases to achieving tangible value within the water industry.

In particular, Neil will be sharing case studies of how digital approaches can be applied to a wide range of water industry challenges, from leakage and dam monitoring to digital twins of different types of assets. The talk will demonstrate the potential for digital twins to aid in optimisation of asset operation and to expose insights from big data that would otherwise not be accessible. He will also cover challenges associated with digital approaches, and how these can be overcome.

The event is suitable for professionals from all disciplines and the general public, and will provide an insight into how digital solutions are being applied across the water industry.

Part of the CIWEM Technologies digital series.

Register for 24 January 2022

About the speakers

Christopher Steele | Director of Asset Management | Binnies

Chris Steele has 16 years of qualified asset management experience across regulated and nonregulated water, energy and waste sectors with leading involvement within digital industry forums and working groups. Since 2015, his focus has been on expediting the use of digital solutions and technologies to enhance the physical asset lifecycle aligned to European Sustainable Development Goals. This experience combined with his passion for nurturing new ideas, has brought him to lead a diverse team of asset management professionals to meet the evolving challenges of asset intensive organisations.

Neil Breton | Digital Product Manager | Binnies

Neil Breton is a Fellow of CIWEM with 18 years’ experience in the water industry working on projects in the UK and overseas. He is currently Digital Products Manager at Binnies, where he has recently been engaging with water company clients employing Binnies digital products and services, including using Binnies “Helix” digital twin platform to improve key water company asset operation and investment planning.

Booking and joining information

This event is open to members and non-members of CIWEM.

This webinar will be hosted on the Zoom platform and will be recorded. Please note that registrations will close 24 hours before the event starts. If you have not registered before that time, unfortunately we cannot add you to the event. You will receive an email with joining instructions after you have successfully registered for the webinar and the registration has been approved by our team. If you have any questions about your booking or would like to cancel your attendance, please contact barbara.woods@ciwem.org.

Please make sure you add this event to your calendar, all you need to do is copy the body text of the joining instruction email, go to your Calendar, create a new calendar appointment, set the start and end date and time, paste the text and click the "Save & Close" button.

If you have any queries about this talk, please contact Tak Fan Chan at chant@binnies.com.

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