Smart One Water: Lessons on Smart Water Management from IWRA Task Force Members
March 29 - 15:00 (CET)
This webinar examined how smart water technologies can be integrated into existing water management systems to improve water conservation, reduce costs, and enhance sustainability. The cases illustrated the use of smart water management techniques in smart water metering, wastewater membrane technology, best practices and circular economy for water reuse and recovery, and current practices of smart and intelligent water supply in the US, Pakistan and globally at large. The case studies showed the interdependence of water sources and the need to manage them in a unified manner.
Presentations and Speakers:
- Wastewater Treatment Plant using end-of-life of reverse osmosis (RO) membranes for agricultural uses – Alaufi Almoatasem – PhD Researcher, International Water Research Institute (IWRI)
- Smart and Intelligent Water Supply Systems: Current practices in the US. – Neil S. Grigg – Professor, Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Colorado State University
- Sustainable water management in the context of circular economy: current practices. – Dahlia Sabri – Board Director, International Water Resources Association
- Systematic Analysis of Smart Water Metering and Its Potential Benefits: A Case Study of Karachi – Nusrat Yaqoob – PhD Fellow, University of Karachi
Moderated by: Kareem Kola Yusuff, Department of Advanced Science and Technology Convergence; Chair, Smart Water Management Task Force, IWRA
IWRA Webinars constitute an additional resource designed to help our members, academics, dedicated practitioners, and policy professionals further explore these and other timely themes engaging in fruitful discussions, also aligned with the international water agenda and in close collaboration with key partners.