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Waternomics: Key impacts for smart water management


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This is a presentation made by Eoghan Clifford at the Waternomics final event on 31/01/2017 on key impacts for smart water management

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Waternomics: Key impacts for smart water management

  1. 1. @WATERNOMICS_EU Project co-funded by the European Commission within the 7th Framework Program (Grant Agreement No. 619660) KEY IMPACTS FOR SMART WATER MANAGEMENT EOGHAN CLIFFORD Waternomics End of Project Meeting 30/01/2017 Galway, Ireland
  2. 2. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu2 2 Thermi, Greece Domestic Users and Utility providers Linate Airport, Milan, Italy Corporate Users NUIG, CnaC, Galway, Ireland Public Users Simple UI Open/Linked Data Internet of Things Data Analytics Gamification ImpactKey Technologies Pilots Saving Energy & Water Reducing CO2 Emission Increasing awareness Building Eco Friendly behaviour
  3. 3. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu3 WIDE VARIETY OF END-USERS Adults, Young Adults and Children Domestic Usage Corporate Usage Public Usage Corporate staff Teachers School Kids University Staff University Students Leisure, Business Travellers Families Waternomics targets a wide variety of end-users
  4. 4. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu4 LOCATION Public/Mixed Use ENGINEERING BUILDING, NUI GALWAY, IRELAND COLÁISTE NA COIRIBE, GALWAY, IRELAND TARGET Mixed/Public Water Consumers - University Mixed/Public Water Consumers - School KEYSTATISTICS Designed as a living laboratory and opened in 2011; 14,000 sqm on four floors occupied by 1,000 students and 100 staff; 11 existing water meters & BMS system in place 8 New USF Meters and 3 inline meters proposed by WATERNOMICS Building Managers, Staff, Students (most 18 – 24 years old) , Researchers Post primary school students (12 – 18 years old) Opened in October 2015 500 students and 40 staff; 7 water meters and building control system planned in original construction contract Additional 7 New inline water meters and site view screen installed by WATERNOMICS Building Manager, Staff, Students (12 – 18 years old), Teachers PROFILE OF THE PILOTS
  5. 5. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu5 MEASURES – INCREASE AWARENESS • Managers Dashboards Launched • Web Based Application • Access to Water Data and Analytics Managers Dashboard • Public Dashboards Launched • • Interactive Screen • High Profile Location Public Dashboard • Public Display Water Conservation • Active Screen • High Profile Location Public Display • QR codes at ultrasonics meters • App provides recent usage Interactive Signage
  6. 6. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu6 MEASURES – EDUCATION/TECHNOLOGY • Water Awareness Workshops • Attended by 150 12 -17 year olds • Managers Training Sessions Information Seminars • Lectures to NUIG Students • Lectures to Visiting Students Waternomics Seminars • Bespoke water residence time app • Email Alerts of potential potable water issue • User defined Monitoring and Alarm • Successfully identified faults in both pilots Identification of Faults • Identified faults were subject to diagnosis • Data patterns identified • Elimination of fault cause Diagnosis of Faults
  7. 7. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu7 MEASURES – REDUCE CONSUMPTION • Water Awareness Surveys • (pre and post intervention) Water Consumption Awareness • Famous Person Quote Competition at NUIG • App Idea Competition at NUIG Gamification • Newsletter to Managers • Lectures/seminars/workshops • Newsletters to Students • Post Primary Student Interns • Invitation @ Public Dashboard • Dedicated contact Email • Additional Lecture/Event Planned Engagement
  8. 8. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu8 THERMI: WHAT WAS IMPLEMENTED • Installations in 10 households • Approx. 50 sensors installed • Over 50 custom apps developed! • 10 newsletters with new features and developments • Feedback received in interviews and focus groups
  9. 9. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu9 THERMI: MAJOR IMPACTS • Increased awareness of water consumption in domestic environments • Users started thinking on behaviour changes • Users became familiar with water sustainability metrics (e.g. water footprints) • Relative peace of mind regarding leaks & faults with regular consumption updates • Increased interest in adoption of new technologies for smart homes (e.g. energy management)
  10. 10. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu10 TECHNOLOGY DEVELOPMENT • Waternomics Applications Platform • Application builder allowing users to build their own custom apps • Unified notifications platform for all apps • Unified user management with distinct roles and groups • Targeting of apps to specific users/groups/roles
  11. 11. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu11 LINATE PILOT – WATERNOMICS OUTCOMES Standard-based Methodology to manage efficiently the water resource District Meter Area Water Balance Smart monitoring Hydraulic model and DSS to examine the Water Network in a “What if “ scenarios by changing the input values. New Model based FDD method Waternomics Application Platform and Manager dashboard
  12. 12. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu12 Project results LINATE PILOT – WATERNOMICS IMPACT • Increased user awareness and introduce a clear pathway to manage efficiently the water resource. • Compliance with the most recent standards (ISO50001 – ISO14046- IPMVP) Methodology Impacts • Smart Water Management System Sensors + WApP Decision support System + Model based FDD • Improvement of operational and maintenance phases by detecting leakages at an early stage in the water network
  13. 13. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu13 Project results ECONOMIC IMPACT VTEC spin off company iSENSIT IoT platform Methodology + marketplace Post-project exploitation ULTRA4 + R2M new value proposition VTEC + BMC new business with Simaxx Smart Building platformSensors + apps Waternomics platform SEA plans to expand to Malpensa airport
  14. 14. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu14 DISSEMINATION HIGHLIGHTS 14 Engaging business • Boot and presentation at ECOMONDO • Boot and demo at Domotica fair • Collaborations with Brabant Water, Pellikaan Simaxx, Rooi Pannen & Arkema Engaging Scientific community • Presentations at conferences (IWRA, IAHR, CCWI, BIC, EUW…) • Twenty-one papers published • Publication in Journal for Cleaner Production Engaging General public • >95,000 visitors Waternomics website • >600 followers twitter • >6,000 views Slideshare Engaging Policy makers • Meeting EU representatives at ICT2015 • Engaging in ICT4Water cluster meetings • Demo at smartest house in Netherlands
  15. 15. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu15 @waternomics_eu
  16. 16. @WATERNOMICS_EU www.waternomics.eu16 This project has received funding from the European Union’s Seventh Framework Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement no 619660. @waternomics_eu This project is member of and