Classroom Dates
18 - 22 Dec 2023 Dubai $5,950
02 - 06 Sep 2024 London $5,950
16 - 20 Dec 2024 Dubai $5,950

Water-based applications are expanding at an ever-increasing rate and complexity. Starting from simple surface water treatment through to drinking water storage and distribution and complex wastewater treatment techniques, there is an enormous blend of energy input, human intervention and applied technologies. This combination of activities requires demanding monitoring regimes and intelligent application of mature technologies in order to achieve the desired results. This is where Smart Water Technologies come into play.

This Smart Water Technologies training course will present the different areas/sectors in which Smart Water Technologies (SWT’s) are applied and examine in detail their specific characteristics and potential. Particular reference will be made to the agricultural, and the utilities as well as to the industrial, water treatment and healthcare sectors.  It will at the same time address new emerging technologies and how they can be applied in the context of sustainability and cost-effectiveness.

This Energy Training Centre training course will highlight:

  • An introduction to water quality criteria
  • The different water treatment techniques
  • The most common Smart Water Technologies
  • Sustainability criteria for Smart Water Technologies
  • How can technology help to optimize process performance

The objective of the Smart Water Technologies training course is to provide participants with the knowledge to assess and apply the right technologies in the different water-based applications.

By the end of this training course, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the whole spectrum of water-based applications
  • Have good Knowledge of the basic principles of water treatment
  • Apply water quality monitoring concepts in different sectors
  • Develop their ability to assess the effectiveness of SWT’s
  • Understand the complexity of water storage and distribution networks
  • Develop a comprehensive understanding of the sustainability of SWT’s

This training course will utilize a variety of proven adult learning techniques to ensure maximum understanding, comprehension and retention of the information presented. This includes trainer-guided discussions between participants, involving their personal experience. In addition, case studies and group exercises will further assist towards comprehending the core principles of Smart Water Technologies.

Smart Water Technologies are becoming of increasing importance in the contemporary water resources management sector. Your organisation will benefit from this training course by:

  • Understanding the importance of applying SWT’s in water applications
  • Improving the efficiencies of water-related processes
  • Developing sustainable water management policies
  • Optimizing the usage of its water resources
  • Setting up a proactive monitoring programme to reduce water-related risks

By attending this Smart Water Technologies training course, participants will gain the following:

  • A broad understanding of water composition and its consequences 
  • Develop awareness of global water scarcity
  • Devise and apply water-saving techniques
  • Realize the benefits from applying smart technology to water management
  • Develop a proactive culture in relation to Health, Safety and the Environment
  • An up-to-date information on the latest smart water technologies

This Smart Water Technologies training course is suitable to a wide range of professionals but will greatly benefit: 

  • Engineers and scientists from the water industry sector
  • Plant operators of water treatment facilities
  • Regulators and Water Authorities
  • Design Engineers working in the construction industry
  • Leakage detection engineers
  • Agricultural engineers

Day One: Introduction to Water Resources 

  • Water as a valuable global resource
  • Global water reserves
  • Water resource challenges in the 21st century
  • The utilities and energy sectors
  • Considerations in the aftermath of the pandemic 

Day Two: Water Quality 

  • Water composition - Minerals and organics
  • Basic physicochemical definitions
  • The microbiological aspect of water
  • How water quality affects the different water applications
  • The need for water treatment
  • Water quality management – Regulatory compliance

Day Three: The Role of Smart Water Technologies – SWT’s

  • Smart Water Management – Definition and applications
  • The Utilities sector and the challenges
  • The role of SWT’s in monitoring water quality and in decision making
  • The Non-Revenue-Water and leakage detection
  • Improving water management efficiencies - Smart water metering technologies

Day Four:  The Water Treatment Challenge 

  • Bioelectrochemical systems for water treatment
  • Contemporary nitrogen removal processes
  • Advanced phosphorus removal and recovery technologies
  • Suspended Ion exchange for drinking water production
  • SCADA platforms in water treatment 

Day Five: The Future of Smart Water Technologies 

  • Examples of monitoring tools arising from the pandemic
  • The Internet of Things (IoT)
  • Flow cytometry: Principle, applications and recent advances
  • New generation softeners
  • Novel UV applications


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