21st Annual Leakage Conference

We’re delighted to announce that the 21st Annual Leakage Conference will now take place over TWO days – giving delegates more time to access our rich programme of keynote presentations, case studies, discussions and networking opportunities – as well as our interactive exhibitor area – on our dedicated, digital platform.

Feb 08, 2021 - Feb 09, 2021
Target groups: skilled tradesmen, engineers, technicians, labourers
Category: Conference


Day 1:

  • Driving Innovation
    • Industry innovation strategy and Centre of Excellence update: the leakage challenges and connecting with the Innovation Fund
    • Innovation heat map and the leakage route map

  • Data and the leakage team
    • The application of data science in the delivery of Yorkshire Water’s leakage ambitions
    • Data and leakage at Dwr Cymru/Welsh Water

  • Operational and technology developments
    • Utilising demographic data to support leakage management
    • iDMA – tapping into near real-time data
    • Transformational outcomes (not just outputs) on the journey towards calm water networks
    • Digital twinning: DMA Real-Time Pipeline Hydraulic Simulator
    • Dynamic Pressure Modelling: expanding the leakage reduction toolkit

Day 2:

  • Operational and technology developments
    • A week to a day: locating leaks on plastic pipes using IoT
    • Cartref project: a comprehensive way to measure and manage consumption and leakage in high night flow
    • COVID-19 had a huge impact on water demand patterns. What insights are there for how we manage the water network in the future?
    • Creating a practical twin: the symbiosis of technology and technique

  • Find and fix
    • Soapbox challenge: in-pipe locating and fixing
    • Leakage sprint: fixing and repair solutions


United Kingdom
Target language English



United Kingdom


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