• Digitalization
  • Digitisation
  • Smart utilities
  • smart metering

“From Drips and Drops to Bits and Bytes”: The digitization of water and impacts on utilities.

Organization IWA
Author Rebekah Eggers
Year 2018
Topics Water and Information and Communication Technology
Level of action Water & Sanitation services/ Utility level


With a strong focus on sustainability, Rebekah Eggers from IBM has 20 years of practical experience helping utilities that are striving to enable resiliency, and vibrancy add a layer of digital intelligence to their infrastructure. During her keynote, she will discuss the underlying data science and technology constructs that are being leveraged to bridge the physical/digital divide and the resulting opportunities and risks to the water and sanitation sector now and into the future.