Anglian Water to present at Smart Water Systems 2020

At next month’s 9th annual Smart Water Systems conference, James Hargrave Regional Operational Leakage Manager from Anglian Water, will be providing a keynote presentation on Smart Leakage. Anglian Water works closely with SME’s to develop innovative and robust technology based solutions for managing leakage on their vast water network. Following successful pilot trials with fixed network hydrophone technology, Anglian Water have worked closely with Primayer / Servelec to develop and improve the Enigma3HyQ system and have established this as a cornerstone programme to deliver their challenging AMP7 targets. Anglian remains at the forefront of leakage innovation and is trialling the use of Fibre Optics and satellite imagery, whilst continuing to develop and optimise mainstays for water network management with smart pressure management and advanced transient identification.

The two-day event will comprise of in-depth discussions about the various methods that different water companies use to reach their goals and targets. Senior industry experts will provide their insights on all areas of Smart Water Systems, from new technologies, IOT to artificial intelligence to produce and analyse data and monitor leakage detection and management.

James Hargrave, will discuss ‘Anglian Water – our approach to “Smart” leakage’ covering:

• Introduction and overview of region-specific challenges
• Our current SMART enabled networks – technology & process
• Headline results so far
• Integrating and enhancing a changing workforce

Jeremy Heath, Innovation Manager at SESW will be presenting on “Collaboration – Zero Leakage and Innovation” covering:

• Leak detection and location methods
• Basic mechanisms of bursts and leakage
• Leak repair-methods
• Laying leak-free new networks
• Water accounting and quantification
• Leakage innovation heatmapping

For more information, visit the website at

Smart Water Systems 2020
20 – 21 April 2020
London, UK
Sponsored by: Advizzo | ATI UK | CONNEXIN | DHI | Diehl Metering |Gutermann | Kamstrup

For sponsorship enquiries or to register, contact Andrew Gibbons on +44 (0)20 7827 6156 or email