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Cutting-edge sensors helping to tackle flooding in South London

Cutting-edge sensors helping to tackle flooding in South London

As part of the South London Partnership’s InnOvaTe (IoT) Project, sensors were installed in flooding hotspots back in 2021. The sensors provide an opportunity to spot potential areas at risk of flooding via a combination of the gullies filling, or silt taking the available space that the water should consume. Alerts are set to inform council officers including Highways, Flooding and Communications to instances of rising water in order to allow proactive interventions to occur.

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Can construction tech clean up our communities?

Can construction tech clean up our communities?

In a UK first, EMSOL’s technology is being used by a local authority to measure, monitor and control emissions at a selection of inner-city waste processing facilities. EMSOL combines targeted and active air quality monitoring networks in conjunction with real-time vehicle identification technology to identify the who, what, when, where & why of air and noise pollution before it reaches harmful levels.

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