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South West Water Wastewater Treatment Plant

Optimising Drainage and Wastewater Management Plans using AIM

In a first for the English water sector, utilities are being asked to produce drainage & wastewater management plans (DWMPs) by the UK Government Department for Environment, Farming & Rural Affairs, which includes the Environment Agency. Final DWMPs are due in spring 2023 with the purpose of developing long-term plans to assess future strains on […]

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Asset Investment Manager 4 launches  

Probit’s AIM4 is changing the way water utilities manage their assets   Introduction of web services increases compatibility with third-party software  Upgrade sets precedent for cross-sector optimisation capability   The latest version of Probit’s AIM – asset investment manager – software is already helping water companies in England & Wales save time and cost in planning works […]

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Thames Trunk Main asset optimisation project shortlisted for award

Probit Consulting is delighted to have reached the final of the Water Industry Awards 2020. The Thames Water Trunk Main asset optimisation project has been shortlisted for the new category of Asset Optimisation Initiative of the Year. Probit’s AIM – Asset Investment Manager – optimisation software is being used to optimise the investment required to [...]
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Asset Investment Planning using Tableau

Got my arm twisted to present at the Birmingham Tableau Users Group (BrumTUG!)… great to share some of our viz challenges with the Tableau community, albeit a bit daunting for a part-timer like myself! This talk will focus on demonstrating the use of Tableau in communicating results of asset investment plans for large scale utility [...]
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IAM Conference Nov 2018: Asset Level Analytics Drives Investment Efficiency

Sam McGauley, Asset Strategy Manager from Cadent Gas, will be presenting a case study on how AIM was used to drive down OPEX costs by 35%. Due to the scale of the problem, Asset Investment Manager (AIM) was used to optimise at asset level across the entire four networks, approximately 2 million individual pipes. AIM [...]
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AIM Web Services Beta

We’re pleased to announce that testing of our new AIM Web Services module is underway with some impressive results. The initial focus of AIM web services has been on extracting data using our flexible and powerful user reports as templates. The resultant functionality will enable you to import your asset level risk and cost data [...]
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AIM Users Group and Master Chef Cooking Challenge

In the last days of January, Probit hosted the AIM users group at Eckington Manor, where 2015 winner of UK MasterChef Professionals, Mark Stinchcombe, took everyone on a culinary journey. Under Mark’s tutelage, everyone prepared and cooked their own three-course meal and the winner and loser were both crowned at the end of the night. [...]
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National Grid Gas Transmission Go Live

After an extremely rigorous technical and UAT process, Probit are pleased to announce NGGT have gone live and are now actively using AIM internally. Further training on are ongoing to ensure NGGT utilise the full value of advanced AIM functionality and optimisation power. About NGGT – National Grid Gas Transmission own and operate the gas [...]
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