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EMAGIN and Black & Veatch Partner to Support UK Water Sector with Advanced AI Capabilities

EMAGIN Clean Technologies Inc. from Kitchener-Waterloo, Ontario has teamed-up with Black & Veatch to support water companies with advanced operational intelligence, allied to enhanced asset management, and engineering expertise. The partnership will deliver the unparalleled asset performance water companies need to ensure quality and service are undiminished in the face of falling revenues and intense regulatory scrutiny.

EMAGIN enables customers to learn from past patterns, predict events and optimize operations. The AI-powered technology provides customers with the intelligence to maximize productivity and savings to better serve customers. The platform’s capabilities empower utilities to act in real-time, with predictive knowledge to control critical processes.

Black & Veatch is a technology-led consulting and construction company with world-class understanding of the ways in which digital technologies can enhance asset management, and – critically – how they can be integrated through a collaborative digital ecosystem to provide a solution best suited to clients’ needs.

Having helped design, construct, and maintain assets for virtually all the UK’s water companies, Black & Veatch is ideally placed to understand how cutting-edge AI technologies, like those offered by EMAGIN, will deliver significant benefits and offer clients speed to value.

Black & Veatch is delivering asset management programmes for Thames Water, Dwr Cymru/Welsh Water, Bristol Water and Yorkshire Water supporting all aspects of the utilities’ operations.

EMAGIN has deployed its innovative AI technology in the UK with United Utilities and Scottish Water; providing a suite of real-time and predictive capabilities, ranging from optimized pumping, burst event detection, minimization of discolouration events and total expenditure savings.

Together, Black & Veatch and EMAGIN combine deep institutional knowledge with cutting edge artificial intelligence to maximize productivity for UK water companies, improve customer outcomes, and transition the sector beyond digitization.