Michael Bednar-Brandt
Bednar-Brandt Innovation


Vikki Williams

Paul Siemers #DigitalWater

Paul Siemers
Melbourne Water

“We can’t achieve net zero without digital tools, without knowing measuring to manage. Digital Water is an integral part of how we address these challenges.”


Oliver Grievson, Chair of the IWA Digital Water Programme

Water and wastewater utilities must embrace digital solutions

“Digital water is already here” is the clear message after interviewing utility executives and leading experts from around the globe. From big data solutions to advanced management of the distribution network to digital customer engagement programs, nearly all utilities we talked to have begun the digital transformation journey. While the transformation is not always easy, with ageing infrastructure, inadequate investment, changing climate and demographics, digital water is now seen not as an ‘option’ but as an ‘imperative.

Get published

IWA Publishing is pleased to announce that we will accept full submissions from the Digital Water Summit to the following journals: Water Science and Technology and the Journal of Hydroinformatics, any papers that are accepted will be collected in a Virtual Special Issue and also shown on the Digital Water Collection. Find out more:

Critical discussions into the future of sustainable water management

The first edition of the Digital Water Summit will gather world-renowned experts on digitalisation of the water sector, who will be involved in plenary sessions, interactive demonstrations of digital solutions, interactive discussions, side events, exhibitions, technical visits, and social events. Utilities and solution providers will be sharing experiences and solutions in a practical setting, maximising access to relevant information and networking opportunities.

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