Asset Management of Pipelines

Stable access to clean water, sewage collection and disposal and heating service is necessity for a sustainable city. Today there are almost no opportunities to assess, examine and repair water pipes without digging them up as a result of big cost and disruption. Through collaboration between researchers and industry (Water and district heating companies), the needs will be identified and possible solutions through new methods/technologies will be tested. Furthermore, pilots will be installed in a later stage to verify for the world market that the new methods and products work.

Goals step 1:
- Identified the needs and solutions with great potential and are ready to develop and test them in collaborative projects.
- Plan of utilisation of new solutions
- Mapping of releveant needs at water and energy companies
- Connected companies, researchers and innovative SMEs
- Draft agreement on specific projects
- Clear view of the global market potential
- Test beds and demo sites named

Effect: New products and services developed by Swedish actors are mainstream solutions on the global water sector.

Partner organizations

  • Arne Jensen (Private, Sweden)
  • Lund University (Academic, Sweden)
  • Stockholm Vatten (Private, Sweden)
  • Guideline Geo (Private, Sweden)
  • Eon SE (Private, Germany)
  • Nordvästra Skånes Vatten & Avlopp (NSVA) (Public, Sweden)
  • 4IT (Private, Sweden)
  • Swerea (Private, Sweden)
  • Sweden Water Research (Private, Sweden)
  • SP Sveriges Tekniska Forskningsinstitut AB (Research Institute, Sweden)
  • Kraftringen (Private, Sweden)
  • Öresundskraft (Private, Sweden)
  • VA Syd (Private, Sweden)
  • Ängelholms kommun (Public, Sweden)
  • City of Gothenburg (Public, Sweden)
  • Sigma IT Consulting (Private, Sweden)
Start date 18/11/2015
End date The project is closed: 25/01/2018

Published: Wed 16 Sep 2020.