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Wandering through Provence countryside – WADI visits SCP’s water network
Wandering through Provence countryside – WADI visits SCP’s water network

As spring slowly peeped out while snow still covered the cherry flowers in SCP’s headquarters, the WADI project’s consortium planned the activities of the next months and explored the area where the airborne water leak detection method will be tested this summer

The WADI project presented at the 14th Congresso da Água
The WADI project presented at the 14th Congresso da Água

On March 7th, 2018 WADI’s partners EDIA and LNEC headed off to Evora, Portugal, to present a paper on the WADI project

Small aircraft to find water leakage
Small aircraft to find water leakage

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

Determination of a set of optimised wavelengths for airborne water leak detection
Determination of a set of optimised wavelengths for airborne water leak detection

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 WADI project participates in the EIP WATER CONFERENCE 2017
The WADI project participates in the EIP WATER CONFERENCE 2017

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. 

Water leak detection from up high
Water leak detection from up high

Fluid Handling International spoke to Yolande Louvet, the initiator of the WADI project.

A new leak detection surveillance system tested in France
A new leak detection surveillance system tested in France

The first test phase of the WADI project has been successfully completed 

Satellites and high-tech solutions help African farmers face historic drought
Satellites and high-tech solutions help African farmers face historic drought

African and European researchers are employing high-tech water management research methods to help low-tech South African smallholders improve food security.

Radar exposing water leaks
Radar exposing water leaks

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.

EU project WADI kicks off in Milan
EU project WADI kicks off in Milan

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. 

Europe

This project has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Programme for research, technological development and demonstration under grant agreement No. 689239