On 18 May 2017, Utilities Kingston in Ontario, Canada unveiled a new platform providing real-time condition assessments of combined sewer overflow (CSO) locations across the city. This web-based portal offers Kingston residents visibility into wastewater infrastructure performance and environmental conditions at discharge points. Marking the latest step in Utilities Kingston’s plan to address CSOs, the project marks an shift toward adoption of smart water solutions.
In this Research Note, Bluefield Water experts analyze the benefits of this real-time data collection, potential impact of smart sewer collection, and outlines the vendors looking to capitalize.
For related analysis, see our recent report, US Smart Water: Defining the Opportunity, Competitive Landscape, and Market Outlook.
- Real-time monitoring adds smart component to traditional combined-sewer overflow strategy.
- Smart sewer projects can reduce costly storage and treatment capacity expansion.
- Vendors look to capitalize on increasing interest in combined sewer systems.