NAIADES project supports the modernization and digitization of water sector by providing a solution for the control and management of water ecosystems.
Our task on the project is to build an AI empowered critical water consumption monitoring framework to:
– understand critical water consumption states,
– provide anomaly detection for water consumption,
– monitor and improve consumer confidence in residential or commercial buildings.
In January 2020 we participated in the plenary meeting of the project consortium in Alicante, Spain where the progress of the three pilot projects has been reviewed with a special focus on the city of Alicante.
After the meeting we visited the La Marjal, a floodable urban park, to learn first-hand about the example of sustainable urban innovation. The park is a clear example of the success resulting from the public-private collaboration between the City Council and the company Aguas de Alicante, and which has resulted in a solution to the floods that the area experienced.
What followed after was a visit to the anti-CSO tank (combined sewer overflow) “José Manuel Obrero” situated in the San Gabriel neighborhood. With this new tank, a maximum volume of 60,000 cubic meters of rainwater can be stored which significantly improves the overflow problems in this area of the city that occur in rainy periods. At the same time, it reduces the amount of discharge into the sea.
More information about the project is available at NAIADES.