Sep 01, 2018

Winning project in water pipe analysis

Winning project in water pipe analysis Eureka Prize winners Bin Liang, Jianjia Zhang, Fang Chen, Zhidong Li, and Yang Wang. Photo copyright Salty Dingo

A CSIRO project to help predict which water pipes need maintenance before they burst has won the Excellence in Data Science category at this years’ Eureka Prizes. Scientists from CSIRO’s Date61 Smart Infrastructure Team developed an analytical tool that can make intelligent predictions about water pipe failures. This gives the ability to better prioritise pipes for…