InfoTiles District Metering Analysis (DMA) provides monitoring of pressure zones and supply zones in the water supply grid, in real time.
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If a water utility has leaking wastewater pipes, it can result in rainfall infiltrating the wastewater grid. This can overload the wastewater system during periods of heavy rain or storm events, leading to the release of untreated wastewater into the environment. It also increases the risk of cross-contamination of drinking water – though this is rare.
The collection of data across many sources gives Lillestrøm municipality unique insight into various environmental challenges. Now they are well equipped to handle rising sea levels, torrential rain and floods in a resource-efficient way.
In the last 10 years damage caused by weather and natural events has cost 27 billion kr in Norway. Some of these damages could be prevented with a warning system and swift action from the municipalities. The Norwegian Water Resources and Energy Directorate (NVE ) do have flood warnings, but only for larger rivers.
Water is one of our most important resources, vital for every inhabitant of a city every single day. At the same time, most of us have an astonishingly unconscious relationship with how much water we use (and pay for). Many municipalities also have poor control over leaks and consumption. Last but not least, better utilisation and safeguarding of the planet's water is an integral part of the UN Sustainable Development Goals.