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Smart Water Magazine’s most viewed content in 2022

It’s January 2023 and at Smart Water Magazine we are celebrating, not just a fresh new year but also our 4th anniversary. Since we launched this project, our audience has continued to grow, thanks to our readers that choose Smart Water Magazine to stay abreast of water industry news from across the world.

If last year we were proud to say Smart Water Magazine had consolidated its position as the digital medium of choice for water sector professionals, this year we are happy to report our sustained growth, with 620,000 annual users in 2022, a 22% increase from 2021. Our audience has grown in every continent, with the largest number of users coming from the United States, India, France and the United Kingdom.

We are also quite pleased to report the continued growth of our online community of followers on social media: Smart Water Magazine’s profiles on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, and LinkedIn, are a top priority for us. We cannot but highlight this year again, the growth in the number of followers on LinkedIn, a 65% increase over the past year, to 11,180 followers currently.

Furthermore, Smart Water Magazine Bimonthly, is now a much-awaited product, giving a voice to key players in the water industry through interviews, feature articles, opinions, and more. In 2022 we were able to hold it in our hands as the magazine was distributed in paper format for the first time.

Our audience has grown in every continent, especially in the United States, India, France and the United Kingdom

As we start a new year, we would like to thank our content contributors, who make every new issue of Smart Water Magazine Bimonthly a huge success. If you had any doubts, please take a look at this recap of the 10 most viewed content by SWM readers in 2022:

An innovative approach to smart quality monitoring, this street-level solution enables real-time multi-parameter monitoring for optimised, smarter water networks. The benefits over installations below the ground level include not requiring planning permission, less hostile environmental conditions, and better connectivity to the chosen platform.

A sludge filter press manufacturer decided to carry out comprehensive system upgrades to increase the efficiency of wastewater treatment, eliminate waste and reduce its environmental impact. Water treatment expert SEKO provided one of its innovative chemical-dosing solutions.

One of the largest infrastructure projects of this century is the modernisation of utility networks. You can’t manage what you can’t measure, and smart technologies allow measuring not only consumption, but obtaining detailed data that can be used to preserve the precious resource. 1NCE presents its model for low power connectivity and adaptable software solutions for every type of smart metering project.

An exclusive interview with Garry Tabor, Director of Smart Water Solutions at Badger Meter, and an enthusiastic advocate of smart water networks and supply chain collaboration. He discusses the industry’s need for water quality expertise and smart solutions that span every part of the water cycle from source to tap, safeguarding water quality and creating a future of intelligent, optimised, smarter water.

Caterpillar has expertise in designing, installing, and maintaining power plants that convert waste gas from wastewater plant processes into electric power and heat. Their cogeneration technology is helping the Gresham WWTP in Oregon (U.S.) achieve energy net zero goals. Today, the plant generates about 10% more electricity than it needs, thanks to a combination of energy efficiency, codigestion and cogeneration, and a solar array.

Sabina Todd, Regional General Manager and Vice President of APAC at Envirosuite shares with Smart Water Magazine her experience of the Australian water industry, and her views on the role of digital technologies in addressing the challenges that the water industry and utilities are facing.

Almar Water Solutions and digital transformation Datakorum have partnered to provide innovative digital technology solutions to the water sector. Their digital solutions transform infrastructure without the need to change any of the existing devices, achieving total integration between sensors and platforms changing the existing devices.

Green building is becoming a new standard, leading to exponential growth in the green building certification market. No matter which certification you are looking into, water is a central focus that must be addressed in order to truly be green. Droople’s technologies can help optimise water-energy savings and COemissions for green building certification standards.

Ingeteam, a technology company specializing in electrical energy conversion, has created a specific division for the water sector, Ingeteam Water, led by Néstor Campo. In a complete interview with SWM, he discusses the company’s commitment to efficiency in the water sector, offering solutions for the entire water cycle, including its portfolio of pumps, control systems, frequency converters and operation and maintenance services for the different applications.

Experts estimate that energy consumption by the water & wastewater sector could be cut by as much as 15% by 2040 through energy efficiency and recovery measures. ABB Motion’s segment manager for water and wastewater in the low voltage motors division, Timo Kaarna, explains how motor and drive technology can help lower energy consumption in the water and wastewater industries, contributing to cost savings and the global journey to net zero emissions.