The Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA) has announced a new partnership to launch an industry-leading Innovative Technology Program.
WSAA will partner with Isle Utilities and ThinkPlace to deliver the program for WSAA and its members.
The partnership offers a unique synergy between human-centred design and technology due diligence; visioning and co-design through to the identification and evaluation of leading-edge technology and innovation.
WSAA Executive Director, Adam Lovell, said, “Our partnership with Isle Utilities and ThinkPlace has been created following a global, competitive tender and it seeks to facilitate collaboration, knowledge sharing, networking and cooperation in technology innovation across the entire WSAA membership.”
Managing Director of Isle Utilities (Asia-Pacific), Dr Michael Storey, said, “We look forward to delivering a seamless, end-to-end experience for all WSAA members to define strategy, provide access to technology and innovation, and provide expertise to assist implementing these technologies.”
Isle is a leader in technology innovation and has developed a global ecosystem of 350 water users, including 200 leading water utilities, and more than 6,500 technology providers.
Global Partner of ThinkPlace, Dr Nina Terrey, said, “We are excited to partner with Isle Utilities and bring our design thinking approaches to driving positive impact in the water sector.”
Isle and ThinkPlace have a specialised team of 100 across Australia and New Zealand as well as a global team of 200 spanning six continents and 13 countries.