Digitalisation in the Water Sector: Waste Water Treatment Process

Date 05.12.2023
Location Online

In today’s changing world, the influence of digital technologies can be seen in nearly every sector. The water utility sector is no exception. Digitalisation is often mentioned as a key tool to achieve current and upcoming regulatory goals and to support the decarbonisation objectives in the water sector.

But how is the digital transformation impacting the water sector?

This event facilitated a discussion on the current and upcoming digitalisation aspect of the water sector and wastewater management. One of the main discussed points was cyber security. We also heared from professionals on their experiences and know-how. 

You can find below the program of the event. 


The recording of the webinar is also available on our Youtube Channel. 

Sponsors of the Webinar


Bentley’s mission is to provide innovative applications and services for the enterprises and professionals who design, build, and operate the world’s infrastructure – advancing both the global economy and the environment for improved quality of life. In particular, Bentley has helped water utilities, governments, and engineering firms around the world demonstrate excellence and cutting-edge digital advancements in water, wastewater, and stormwater infrastructure.


Time Title Speaker
10:00-10:05 Welcome address Arthur Guischet, EWA Deputy Secretary General
10:05– 10:30 Navigating the Waters of Cybersecurity: Unveiling the Impact of NIS2 Directive on Drinking and Waste Water Companies Marianthi Theocharidou, Cybersecurity Expert at European Union Agency for Cybersecurity (ENISA)
10:30 – 11:10 Round Table with impulse presentation  
  Cloud-powered Solutions for Water and Wastewater Systems Slavco Velickov - Global Advancement Director, Water Industry
  Presentation of the DIGIWATER project achievements Daan Buekenhout – KU Leuven –DIGIWATER Project – Erasmus+
  Digitalisation and artificial intelligence in the sewage network Johannes Laures, Deputy Chief Operating
Officer - Zahnen Technik
11:10-11:25 Q&A Arthur Guischet, EWA Deputy Secretary General
11:25-11:30 Conclusion and Closing Arthur Guischet, EWA Deputy Secretary General

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