Deploying water level sensors in flood-prone areas, rivers as well as drainage systems can help in detecting floods. Authorities can easily predict natural disasters and take measures on time by analyzing historical weather data and sensor data which is carried out by Machine Learning algorithms. One such example of utilizing IoT along with other innovations for flood defence is The Dutch Flood Protection.
Australian company Rosemark Water Tanks specializes in water storage tanks. The company’s novel Lounge Tank is an outdoor lounge or sofa. This sofa has a storage capacity of 500 ltrs. The water tank as well as the fabric for the cushions is not just waterproof but it is also UV-stabilized and this helps in ensuring that it is a fully outdoor solution. And the most innovative and important part of this product is that the amount of light is significantly reduced inside the tanks which does not allow algae to grow and contaminate the water.
Dutch company Field Factors is working on an integrated circular water management solution by utilizing its proprietary Bluebloqs system.
Greenhouses and agriculture & Water Treatment Plants
In order to enhance crop cultivation & conserve water resources it is important to implement smart watering of plants in greenhouses and agricultural facilities on a scheduled basis. This should be guided by soil quality sensor data. This approach will also help in timely fertilization by analyzing water composition and providing nutrients to plants as well as soil as needed.
Agrismart focuses on the agriculture industry for innovating and solving significant challenges. The company offers water storage solutions which are a part of its efforts for enhancing farm inputs and one such innovation comprises the suite of bladder tanks which provide several advantages over traditional rigid water storage tanks
IoT in water treatment plants helps in purifying the water. Sensors measuring water quality parameters facilitate the plant operators to make sure that runoff meets regulatory standards. One such organization that renders water treatment solutions that leverage IoT is Veolia.