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Waterwise Annual Conference 2023

Every year Waterwise hosts the annual UK water efficiency conference, this year’s title is Running out of water – water efficiency’s key role in affordability, growth, and resilience. The conference will be held digitally and begins on March 7th, 2023. Six sessions will take place...

A hot summer requires cool data science

If you have not noticed, this summer has been hot and dry. Very hot and very dry. The cumulative rainfall in 2022 up to the beginning of August has been the third lowest since records began, dryer than 1996, 2006, and 2018. In terms of cumulative...

Water Saving Week 2022

Water Saving Week (WSW) is an annual online event aiming to raise awareness of the issues around water use. Through sharing ideas, solutions, and related challenges we aim to help participants save water and maintain its efficient use in their daily lives. WSW has been...

The benefits of water smart metering

This project, carried out by Frontier Economics and Artesia, commissioned by Arqiva, evaluated the benefits and costs of a smart metering programme, exploring the balance of costs and benefits at the national level, as well as for individual water companies and regions. Key findings in the...

Water the way nature intended

Over the last three years we have seen water companies face significant resilience issues due to exceptionally high demand for water during hot, dry and sunny weather. A previous Artesia project demonstrated that the peaks in demand seen in 2018 were mainly a result of...

We are recruiting …again!

We are looking for someone who will develop into a water demand specialist and help lead Artesia's work on water demand and leakage in the future. You will be enthusiastic, confident, and forward thinking, probably with three years water sector experience and looking for a challenge....

Context is king

It probably comes as no surprise that like many other careers, data scientists, mathematicians and statisticians face numerous day-to-day challenges. For instance, lack of data, difficulties with version control, poor data quality, and model overfitting. All of these things have the potential to impact the...

Give (water) data to data scientists!

Artesia is renowned for the high-quality data science analysis and modelling we deliver. One thing we notice is that the quality of data science products is strongly dependent on the quality and quantity of available data to study. To quote Guy Bevington from True North: “There...