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Lecture

Real-time monitoring of a remote Welsh dam, London

Event organised by The British Dam Society

Date
15 February 2016
Time
17:30 - 20:00 GMT
Location
Institution of Civil Engineers
One Great George Street
Westminster
London
, SW1P 3AA
United Kingdom

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Overview

Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water has been working in partnership with Siemens and HR Wallingford to develop and implement a comprehensive real-time monitoring suite to aid surveillance of their more remote sites.

Ffynnon Llugwy is a Category A impounding reservoir located at an elevation of 580mAOD in the Ogwen Valley, Snowdonia National Park. Due to the reservoirs' remote situation there are regularly periods of up to a month during the winter when the reservoir becomes inaccessible.

Real-time monitoring provides Dŵr Cymru Welsh Water with a method of obtaining instrumentation data 24/7 and during periods that operational staff were not able to attend site. This is combined with Siemens continuous artificial intelligence (AI) software that monitors data streams, learns normal behaviour, and can trigger human interaction if anomalies are detected.

For more information please contact:

Tim Fuller