WRF Technology Scan: Proactive Asset Management


The Water Research Foundation's Technology Scan webcasts are designed to help you become a Utility of the Future! This webcast focused on proactive asset management.

PipeDiver Ultra – Free-Swimming Metallic Pipeline Condition Assessment
PipeDiver Ultra is a long-distance, free-swimming condition assessment tool that measures the pipe wall thickness of metallic water pipelines using high-resolution ultrasonic technology. Building on the trusted PipeDiver condition assessment platform, PipeDiver Ultra inspects the pipeline while still in service, measuring wall thickness and assessing lining and ovality.

Eric Toffin, Global Product Manager, Xylem

Next-Generation Affordable Data Diodes for Water Control System Monitoring
® provides physics-based cybersecurity for industrial control applications, including in the water sector, by providing one-way data flows and robust security far exceeding that of firewalls or security software. Fend’s technology includes on-board computing power, hard-wired and cellular connection options, small form factor, simple installation, and 90% cost reduction relative to competing solutions.

Colin Dunn, Founder and CEO, Fend Incorporation

Sydney Samples, Innovation Program Manager and David Morroni, Innovation Program Coordinator
The Water Research Foundation