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Survey your Water Utility from Space Sept 2020 Celero4

Leak Detection Brochure
Company Capabilities
Hilton Head Case Study
U
TILIS
T
OOLS
AND
P
RESENTATION
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U
TILIS
T
OOLS
AND
P
RESENTATION
Calculate the potential value of water loss recovered
by using the Utilis satellite-derived leak detection program
Satellite-based Infrastructure Intelligence
Survey your water system from
space
Utilis
September 2020
AGENDA
Q&A
Case Studies, Benefits, ROI
SAR
Technology
Applications for SAR
About Utilis
Application for Water Utilities
H
ISTORY
OF
UTILIS
2013
2016
2018
Utilis founded
30 employees
Solution productization
and worldwide sales begin
2020
New capabilities
W
ORLDWIDE
PRESENCE
+250 projects in 42 countries and growing…
Offices in USA (San Diego) and Israel
SYNTHETIC APERTURE RADAR (SAR)
Technology Review
H
OW
DOES
A
SATELLITE
WORK
?
Advantage of satellites
• Continuously orbit the earth
• Capability to carry sensors
• Frequent coverage
• Data is relatively affordable because
one pass covers a large area
S
ATELLITE
COVERAGE
Efficient, accurate survey of
extremely large areas
800 - 1,400 sq. miles
First successful airborne SAR image, 1957
RADAR
R
adio
D
etection
A
nd
R
anging
SAR
is an active sensor, hence transmits radio frequency
Developed in the 1950’s as a military application for collecting intelligence on the ground for day and night
SAR (
S
YNTHETIC
A
PERTURE
R
ADAR
)
Beyond communications and military applications
SAR
IMAGERY
INTELLIGENCE
11
SAR Capabilities
Day and night 24/7 imaging
Independent of weather / clouds
Penetrates earth’s surface
Detects materials and objects
Can be automatically analyzed with algorithms
Utilis IP
Use of L-band: long wavelength, penetrates
earth surface, water-sensitive
Overcomes the limitations of SAR using
advanced algorithms
Interference and noise
Geometry, topographic distortions
Geo-referencing (all satellite data starts off
in satellite projection)
W
HAT
IS
SATELLITE
(
RADAR
)
IMAGERY
?
The received signal
The data pixel values
D
IELECTRIC
P
ROPERTIES
•e
r
= dielectric constant, e
s
= static permittivity of the material being tested, and e
0
= the vacuum
static permittivity, which has a value of 1, by definition.
How we distinguish between materials from which the radar is reflected
Dielectric Constant
Frequency
Dielectric constant formula is e
r
= e
s
/e
0
SAR APPLICATIONS
C
URRENT
A
PPLICATION
S
OLUTIONS
Potable
Wastewater
Ground Engineering
Platform
:
Satellites (x3), Airborne
Product
: Infrastructure Condition
assessments, Leak Detection
Service Period
: since 2016
Value Proposition
: See below
ground drinking water associated
with leaking pipes.
Recovers lost
water via leak detection.
Assists in
pipe replacement
Platform
:
Satellites (x3)
Product
: Infrastructure Condition
assessments, both gravity / forced
mains
Service Period
: active since 2017,
formal NA beta 2019, localization
Value Proposition
: Key asset in
regulatory compliance and leak
detection on forced mains.
Assists
in pipe rehabilitation
Platform
:
Satellites (x3), Airborne
(improvement of drones)
Product
: Soil Moisture
assessments
Service Period
: Launch 16 June
2020
Value Proposition
: Proactively
identify ground movements,
drainage problem area.
Remote Sensing via satellite platform and applications/use/value proposition
Same technology, same
imagery, same patent
unique applications
B
ENEFITS
OF
AN
EFFECTIVE
ASSET
MANAGEMENT
PROGRAM
Triple bottom-line benefits
• Financial
Cost savings
Cost avoidance
Revenue enhancement
• Environmental
Regulatory improvement
Better resource efficiency
Waste reduction
• Social
Improvement of the lives of society
Journal AWWA, January 2020, Himmelberger and Yang
APPLICATION FOR WATER UTILITIES
Professional services report for indirect condition assessment
Water Sector
APPLICATION FOR WATER UTILITIES
screening tool for pro-active leak detection
Water Sector
Potable
Assessments & Leak
Detection
C
URRENT
TECHNOLOGIES
Listening/acoustic
Reactive approach
Smart Water Networks
District Metered Area
Old / Traditional
Standards
HIGH CAPEX
W
HAT
IS
WRONG
WITH
THE
STATUS
QUO
?
Searching blindly…
Satellite Imagery Screening Tool
S
UPPORTING
INDIRECT
CONDITION
ASSESSMENT
Satellite imagery screening tool
H
OW
DOES
A
SATELLITE
FIND
WATER
UNDERGROUND
?
Drinking water, which is treated with chemicals
such as chlorine, has a specific “signature”
when in contact with soil.
Utilis’ algorithm combines this signature with
other factors to locate areas where drinking
water has saturated the soil.
W
HAT
DOES
U
TILIS
DO
?
1) Define AOI
3) Pipe overlay
2) Satellite overpass
Utilis is the only technology available that can deliver results over a large area all at once!
I
DENTIFY
LEAKS
U
TILIS
SURVEY
METHOD
U
TILIS
S
ATELLITE
G
UIDED
→ E
FFICIENT
A
PPROACH
P
ROACTIVE
LEAK
DETECTION
PROCESS
Also available for Condition Assessments
T
HE
C
ASE
I
N
F
LORIDA
Driven by a strong need for water resiliency and the recapture of lost water, the SWFDMUD
Reduce
non-revenue water
Maximize leaks found per day while increasing field crew
efficiency
400%
Lowest cost
per leak found on the market
Most cost-effective tool to support
regulatory compliance
Identify trouble spots for
pipe replacement
strategy
K
EY
BENEFITS
OF
U
TILIS
W
ATER
A
PPLICATIONS
APPLICATION FOR WATER UTILITIES
screening tool for pro-active leak detection
Water Sector
Wastewater
Assessments
Utilis Disruptive Innovation Detects Saturated
Wastewater soils underground
Agnostic to pipe-type or system
Regulatory compliant
Acknowledged by EPA as highly adoptable
technology for system assessments
Underground condition assessment
W
ASTEWATER
A
LGORITHM
AND
P
RODUCT
D
ESIGN
“Sea Rise Is Making Sewage Leaks Worse”
W
ASTEWATER
P
RODUCT
‘T
HE
A
LGORITHM
W
ASTEWATER
S
YSTEM
SOS:
S
OIL
M
OISTURE
I
MPACTING
I&I
W
ASTEWATER
R
ELEASE
AND
D
ELIVERY
Status, technology, delivery
Options, considerations
• Currently Utilis wastewater solution has
passed beta an in-pre-launch phase
• USA solutions-based on pilot program with
Pinellas County wastewater utility
• Final report pending
• Ready for additional customers
• Gravity
SAR Infrastructure Condition
Assessment.
Heatmap analysis of multiple
images and locations of points of interest
• Forced Mains
Same as gravity + leak
detection / field verifications
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