Manned and unmanned aerial platforms equipped with remote sensing cameras may be used in the near future for a faster survey of the water networks
Data sets from WADI airborne campaigns have been processed, resulting in a series of maps of different indicators that are believed to reveal the presence of water (water indices).
The 4th EIP Water Conference was hosted at the Alfândega Porto Congress Centre by the Municipality of Porto, Portugal and powered by the European Innovation Partnership on Water (abbreviated to “EIP Water”), supported by the European Commission and the government of Portugal.
Fluid Handling International spoke to Yolande Louvet, the initiator of the WADI project.
The first test phase of the WADI project has been successfully completed
African and European researchers are employing high-tech water management research methods to help low-tech South African smallholders improve food security.
A wide range of technologies deal with water leaks. But the most recent innovative solutions aim to be far more effective than any other prior technologies.
WADI’s kick-off meeting took place on 18th-19th October 2016. 12 partners working together on innovative solutions to reduce water losses and decrease energy consumption via optical remote sensing applied on aerial platforms.
This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No. 689239