A curated selection of the latest and best leak detection and innovation news, views and insights from FIDO and the wider water industry.

Can humans trust AI?

Can humans trust AI? FIDO CEO Victoria Edwards explains what makes good AI and how to assess products before signing on the dotted line.

Can open data save the world?

FIDO CEO Victoria Edwards argues that open data and collaboration are vital if technologists and innovators are to find solutions to the world’s most pressing issues.

Laura’s talent rewarded for bringing bright ideas to life

Huge congratulations to Laura Conroy, the worthy winner of 2020’s Future Water Association’s Emerging Talent Award for young people in the first five years in the water sector who have brought something new and different to their organisation.

Differential analysis and machine-learning in the detection of water leaks

FIDO is an implementation of Neil Edward’s white paper Applying Differential Analysis and Machine Learning Techniques to Temporal Data Series in Order to Determine Fluid Leakage from Pipelines. The following is an abstract explaining how FIDO became the practical embodiment of Neil’s work.

BBC looks at latest leakage tech

The ability to home in on the actual source of a leak is the holy grail of pipe maintenance and FIDO successfully focusses engineers on high probability leaks. BBC Technology report.