26 - 27 February, 2019 | PARKROYAL Darling Harbour, Sydney, NSW

Luther Uthayakumaran


Head of R&D
Sydney Water


11:40 AM Leveraging Preventative Machine Learning To Create A Model To Repair Pipes and Prevent Pipe Failure

Sydney Water operates a large network of water mains that is prone to failure but with the introduction of machine learning the utility company will be able to save millions in repairs. Partnering with Data61, this model which has been in its R&D stages for a year now is ready and being put in production throughout the Sydney Water’s networks. In this session, Luther will explain:

  • How to navigate around regulatory requirements while still testing the model
  • Integrating machine learning to pipe failure data to generate preventative insight
  • Working with universities and other strategic partnerships to bring scale to the model


Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Luther.

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