IWA is a key partner in a project funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme. SPACE-O (Space Assisted Water Quality Forecasting Platform for Optimized Decision Making in Water Supply Services) integrates state-of-the-art satellite technology and in-situ monitoring with advanced hydrological, water quality models and ICT tools, into a powerful decision support system. This generates real-time, short- to medium-term forecasting of water flows and quality data in reservoirs, used to optimise water treatment plant operations and establish a complete service line from science to the water business sector. For more information please visit .

SPACE-O has received funding from the European Union’s Horizon 2020 Research and Innovation Programme under Grant Agreement No 730005

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Katharine Cross
Strategic Programmes Manager