Our business supports utilities and municipalities in their critical role of delivering safe and reliable water and wastewater services. Our world leading technologies create real-time data on pipeline infrastructure, which deliver vital insights into how to optimise water networks for maximum efficiency.
Orbis Intelligence Systems
- 2017: Launch of Orbis Intelligent Systems
External pipeline sensors using IoT technology are designed to monitor infrastructure in real-time. Allowing operators to identify leaks and pipe deterioration, measure water flow and identify tampering.
- 2018: Launch of new SmartCap
This clever technology is designed to allow any hydrant to be retrofitted with smart multi-sensor technology that can measure pipeline flow and extractions.
- 2020: Launch of new SmartHydrant
Designed with built-in multi-sensor technology which has the capacity to measure water extractions from the network and pipeline flow data in real-time. The technology provides GPS location data and logs the time water is taken, making it easy to bill authorised users.
Aquam Water Services
- 2007: Launch of Standpipe hiring service
This unique service enables water utilities to outsource hiring standpipe equipment to customers. Standpipes are WRAS-approved and a Calm Network Training course is designed to ensure equipment is used safely. The course is accredited by the Institute of Water.
- 2010: Aquam Water Services acquires awarding winning pipe inspection equipment from JD7
The Investigator LDS 1000 long-distance pipe inspection system won Best New Innovation Award from the UK Society for Trenchless Technology. It also won Pipeline Industry Guild’s Utility Pipeline Technology Award.
- 2018: Launch of the new SmartStandpipe
Designed with built-in multi-sensor technology which has the capacity to detect and report to water utilities on an array of pipe and flow conditions. The technology provides GPS location and logs times water is taken from the network, making it simple to automate bills.
- 2020: Company achieves certifications & accreditations
The company achieved Contractors Health & Safety Scheme (CHAS) approval, Achilles and ISO 9001, 14001 and FOR
Cadence Equity Partners
- 2020: Orbis Intelligent Systems & Aquam Water Services merge and gain new owners
Aquam Corp sells Aquam Water Services and Orbis Intelligent Systems to Cadence Equity Partners in a single transaction.
- 2020: Orbis Intelligent Systems launch ADARI – Actionable Data & Alerts for Resilient Infrastructure
The ADARI platform is designed to provide real-time status reports and alerts on water networks, allowing them to be managed smartly, reducing the risks of leakages and service failures. It is a cloud-based portal that uses algorithmic models to track and analyse what is happening across multiple datapoints on the networks.
- 2020: Orbis Intelligent Systems roll-out SmartPipe
This clever technology is designed to allow any standpipe to be retrofitted with smart multi-sensor technology that can measure pipeline flow and extractions. It provides GPS location and logs times water is taken from the network, making it simple to automate bills.