Asset Management of Pipelines
Research Project, 2015 – 2018

Stable access to clean water, sewage collection and disposal and heating service is necessity for a sustainable city. Today there are almost no opportunities to assess, examine and repair water pipes without digging them up as a result of big cost and disruption. Through collaboration between researchers and industry (Water and district heating companies), the needs will be identified and possible solutions through new methods/technologies will be tested. Furthermore, pilots will be installed in a later stage to verify for the world market that the new methods and products work.

Goals step 1:
- Identified the needs and solutions with great potential and are ready to develop and test them in collaborative projects.
- Plan of utilisation of new solutions
- Mapping of releveant needs at water and energy companies
- Connected companies, researchers and innovative SMEs
- Draft agreement on specific projects
- Clear view of the global market potential
- Test beds and demo sites named

Effect: New products and services developed by Swedish actors are mainstream solutions on the global water sector.


Thomas Pettersson (contact)

Chalmers, Architecture and Civil Engineering, Water Environment Technology



Lund, Sweden

Ängelholms kommun

Ängelholm, Sweden

Arne Jensen

Sollentuna, Sweden

City of Gothenburg

Gothenburg, Sweden

Eon SE

Essen, Germany

Guideline Geo

Stockholm, Sweden


Lund, Sweden

Lund University

Lund, Sweden

Nordvästra Skånes Vatten & Avlopp (NSVA)

Helsingborg, Sweden


Helsingborg, Sweden

Sigma IT Consulting

Göteborg, Sweden

SP Sveriges Tekniska Forskningsinstitut AB

Borås, Sweden

Stockholm Vatten

Stockholm, Sweden

Sweden Water Research

Lund, Sweden


Kista, Sweden


Malmo, Sweden



Project ID: 2015-04326
Funding Chalmers participation during 2015–2018

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