The WaterWiSe multi-sensor probe

The WaterWiSe water monitoring system is a platform that integrates hardware and software for real-time monitoring of water distribution networks. Researchers from the Centre for Environmental Sensing and Modeling (CENSAM) developed this system comprising a generic wireless sensor network for online monitoring of hydraulic parameters of a large urban water distribution.

The sensor network is capable of monitoring a number of hydraulic and water quality indicators such as pressure, acoustics, flow rate, pH, oxidation-reduction potential, turbidity, conductivity and dissolved organic matter. 

The WaterWiSe multi-sensor probe

The sensor network is delivered through a cloud-based infrastructure with a user-friendly interface to provide real-time notifications and alerts. It can also detect leaks remotely and predict burst pipes for long-term maintenance of water networks. 

This system has been commercialised through Visenti Pte Ltd. The sensors are currently deployed for use in the smart water grid managed by PUB, Singapore’s national water agency.

The WaterWiSe system is developed by researchers from CENSAM at the Singapore-MIT Alliance for Research and Technology (SMART) Centre. SMART was established by the National Research Foundation (NRF), Prime Minister’s Office, Singapore and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and is funded by NRF under the Campus for Research Excellence and Technology Enterprise (CREATE) Programme.  



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