SMi's 11th Annual Smart Water Systems Conference

Delivering Innovation & Resilience Through Collaboration

SMi Group are proud to announce their 11th Annual Smart Water Systems conference will be returning to London, UK live and in person on the 4th and 5th April 2022.


The aim of the conference is to assist water utility companies, solution/service providers, government officials and finance/investment companies to collaborate, network and examine new technologies and latest developments to move the market forward. Delving into the need for funding to commence and run trials/projects OFWAT will explain how their new £200m innovation fund will help encourage and support new ideas through embedding a spirit of innovation whilst improving and nurturing a collaboration culture.


Join the conference in April 2022 to gain real insight and learning experiences through the expertly selected speakers, all who are recommended through our extensive research and consultation that is carried out across the industry. The two-day agenda offers you peer-to-peer networking with leaders in the Smart Water Market.



  • Receive updates on smart meter programmes and results of Smart Meter Trials from the major water utilities in the U.K. and Europe and understand the challenges facing water utilities after the smart meter roll out, as well as the lessons learnt
  • Learn about Ofwat’s new £200m innovation fund will help encourage and support new ideas.
  • Explore how to deploy and capture data from Smart meters with IoT-communication without using a cloud-solution
  • Examine various methods to analyse data obtained from Artificial Intelligence software that detect leaks.
  • Learn how collaboration and efficiency of communication between utilities can enhance the uptake of innovations
  • Understand the specific challenges from monitoring and analysing data when using the latest methodologies and technologies for locating new leaks and hidden leaks
  • Realise how digital technology can help reduce operational expenditure in the water sector.
  • Gather first-hand knowledge on how to use predictive models to enrich (missing) data to prevent leakage of broken water mains

Speaker and Presenter Information

Doug Spencer, Head of Smart Metering, Anglian Water

Gary Adams, Head of Smart Programme, Northumbria Water Group

Andrew Tucker, Water Efficiency Manager, Thames Water Utilities Ltd

Mr Kevin Murray, Metering Technology & Solutions Specialist, Irish Water

Jessica Hydon, Manager of Metering Operations, Yorkshire Water*

John Rumble, Senior Asset Manager, Strategy and Policy, Affinity Water

James Hargrave, Regional Head of Leakage, Anglian Water

David Lonergran, National Leakage Manager, Irish Water

Mattheus de Konig, Data Scientist, Vitens

Maurizia Brunetti, Innovation, HERA

Victor Pelin, Project Engineer, VA SYD

Tom Swain, Optimisation Delivery Manager, Anglian Water

John Davies, CIO, MOSL

John Russel, Senior Director Strategy and Planning, OFWAT

Relevant Government Agencies

Dept of Agriculture, Dept of Housing & Urban Development, EPA, Other Federal Agencies, Federal Government, State & Local Government, Foreign Governments/Agencies

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Mon-Tue, Apr 4-5, 2022, 9:00am - 6:00pm


Utilities Companies:  £899.00
Public Sector:  £899.00
Smart Water Systems:  £1499.00

Copthorne Tara Hotel
Kensington GB

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Event Sponsors

Diehl Metering, Gutermann

SMi Group

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