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IBM and Smarter Water

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Water is a critical resource. Countries, cities, companies, utilities, farmers and people are wrestling with how to manage and make the most of it. The issues around water can be better understood and managed by collecting and analyzing of data. IBM is applying its expertise in smart systems and data analysis to help companies and governments effectively deal with these issues.

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News releases
Date Title
21 Feb 2014 Bangalore Water Taps IBM for Big Data Analytics
27 Jun 2013 New Project Aims to Make New York’s Lake George the “Smartest Lake” in the World
25 Jun 2013 IBM harnesses power of Big Data to improve Dutch flood control and water management systems
23 May 2013 Uganda Selects IBM and Waterfund to Benchmark Water Infrastructure
20 May 2013 IBM Analytics Help Arad Group Manage Big Data for Water Meter Solutions
16 May 2013 IBM helps transform Thames Water using Big Data Analytics in preparation for future growth
22 Mar 2013 IBM Taps Big Data to Help Solve Water Challenges Across South Africa
04 Mar 2013 Miami-Dade County and IBM Establish Public-Private Partnership on Smarter Cities Initiative
23 Jan 2013 IBM and Waterfund To Develop a Water Cost Index
27 Jun 2012 IBM, Notre Dame, Emnet Help South Bend, Indiana Protect Public Health, Reduce Pollution with Smarter Cities Cloud Analytics
13 Jun 2012 Arizona's Desert Mountain Community Conserves Water with IBM Analytics
07 Mar 2012 IBM Analytics Help Sonoma County, California Conserve Water
27 Oct 2011 IBM, Sustainable Energy Authority Ireland Focus on Renewable Energy
24 Aug 2011 Made in IBM Labs: New Flood Prediction Technology Simulates Rivers 100x Faster than Real Time
06 Jun 2011 IBM Applies Analytics to City Operations; Helps Build Smarter Cities
20 May 2011 Dubuque, Iowa and IBM Combine Analytics, Cloud Computing and Community Engagement to Conserve Water
19 Nov 2010 Cape Cod Commission and IBM Collaborate on 'Smart Cape Cod' Initiative
13 Dec 2010 IBM Helps Corpus Christi Build a Smarter City
04 Oct 2010 IBM, Delft University of Technology Collaborate on Smarter Water Research
04 Oct 2010 City of Dubuque Teams with IBM to Provide Citizens Smarter Water Services
07 Sep 2010 The Nature Conservancy and IBM Launch Program for Sustaining Watersheds
07 Sep 2010 IBM'S World Community Grid Unveils Research Projects on Three Continents to Improve Water Quality
21 Jul 2010 Smarter Farming: California's Sun World Transforms Produce Business with IBM Technology
25 Jun 2010 IBM Aims to Help Alleviate Water Shortages in Northern California’s Wine Country
08 Apr 2010 IBM, KACST Unveil Research Initiative to Desalinate Seawater Using Solar Power
10 Feb 2010 IBM Software to Help Improve the Sewer Infrastructure in California's Capital City
02 Feb 2010 IBM Fellow John Cohn Explains How Technology Saves Water in New Video
19 Nov 2009 IBM and DC WASA Flow Technology into Washington DC's Water and Sewer System
19 Nov 2009 IBM Tackles Smarter Water Management in Europe
13 Nov 2009 IBM Helps the Lower Colorado River Authority Improve Water and Energy Management in Central and South Texas
13 Nov 2009 Power and Water Corporation Taps IBM to Aid in Asset Management Program
13 Nov 2009 IBM, Fukuoka Waterworks Team to Increase Availability of Drinking Water
02 Nov 2009 IBM, EPA Ireland Team For Smarter Water Management
23 Jun 2009 IBM and SFPUC Team to Help Reduce Water Pollution in the San Francisco Bay and Pacific Ocean
16 Mar 2009 IBM Unveils Smart Technologies, Services to Help Combat Mounting Global Water Issues
16 Mar 2009 IBM Makes Water Clean With Smarter, More Energy-Efficient Purification
16 Mar 2009 IBM and Marine Institute Ireland Netting Results in Galway’s "SmartBay" Project
16 Mar 2009 IBM Unveils Global Innovation Outlook on Water
05 Mar 2009 "Greening" Government: IBM Consulting Offering Helps Public Officials Reduce Energy and Water Use, Waste, Environmental Impact
04 Feb 2009 IBM to Implement 70 Million Euro Smart Grid System for Malta
16 Jun 2008 IBM Expands Advanced Water Management Capabilities With Dublin Centre of Excellence
01 Feb 2008 IBM Establishes Global Center of Excellence for Water Management in the Netherlands
16 Aug 2007 Beacon Institute and IBM Team to Pioneer River Observatory Network
24 Apr 2007 IBM Teams With The Nature Conservancy to Conserve Major River Systems
14 Nov 2006 IBM Invests $100 Million in Collaborative Innovation Ideas

Images

  • Miami Dade County Water Sustainability Module

    Miami Dade County Water Sustainability Module

    Date added: 04 Mar 2013

    The Miami-Dade County Water Module alerts the Tropical Park Manager to leaky pipes in real-time to prevent water waste. Miami-Dade County Parks, Recreation and Open Spaces Department is using IBM's Intelligent Operations Center (IOC) software to save an estimated $1 million in water costs this year. This savings will be directed into services for residents including after-school programs and swim lessons for 10,000 kids this summer. (Credit: IBM)

  • IBM Analytics Help Sonoma County, California Conserve Water

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    Date added: 07 Mar 2012

    Prior to deploying IBM's advanced analytics, operations staff had to continuously – and manually –adjust the pressure of each valve to maintain optimal pressure across the system – a time consuming and inefficient process. Photo: courtesy Valley of the Moon Water District

  • The west coast of Ireland

    First wind, now waves: IBM bullish on renewable energy

    Date added: 27 Oct 2011

    The west coast of Ireland boasts one of the largest concentrations of wave energy in the world, and consequently, Ireland has been pursuing the development of wave energy as a sustainable/renewable energy alternative. Wave energy conversion devices, such as the ones pictured here, are being developed and tested by a number of companies. [Photo courtesy Ocean Energy, Ltd.]

  • Wave energy conversion devices

    First wind, now waves: IBM bullish on renewable energy

    Date added: 27 Oct 2011

    The west coast of Ireland boasts one of the largest concentrations of wave energy in the world, and consequently, Ireland has been pursuing the development of wave energy as a sustainable/renewable energy alternative. Wave energy conversion devices, such as the ones pictured here, are being developed and tested by a number of companies. [Photo courtesy Wavebob, Ltd.]

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    IBM and Smarter Water

    Date added: 16 Mar 2009

    A buoy in Galway Bay, Ireland, uses sensors in the ocean to collect data on water quality and sea conditions. The SmartBay system, developed by IBM and the Marine Institute of Ireland, provides real-time information to scientists, commercial fishermen, environmental monitoring agencies and the general public. Photo Credit: Marine Institute of Ireland

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    IBM and Smarter Water

    Date added: 16 Mar 2009

    A buoy in Galway Bay, Ireland, uses sensors in the ocean to collect data on water quality and sea conditions. The SmartBay system, developed by IBM and the Marine Institute of Ireland, provides real-time information to scientists, commercial fishermen, environmental monitoring agencies and the general public. Photo Credit: Marine Institute of Ireland


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IBM Media Relations
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jennyh@us.ibm.com