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Autonomous, intelligent monitoring and control for reducing urban flood risk

November 2019
Gallery Centaur 1
Gallery Centaur 1


Centaur is for wastewater operators who wants to reduce urban flooding and overflows to the environment in the face of urban growth and more intense storms.

It leverages AI to make best use of existing network capacity. Centaur avoids acute capital and space requirements, and the disruption of traditional infrastructure enlargement solutions. Centaur is an autonomous, intelligent monitoring and control system to reduce urban escapes. as it is modular, easily deployable and self-powered. It uses radio communications between modules and can be configured via Bluetooth. The central module connects to an internet dashboard for the convenience of oversight and reconfiguration.

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Label Date November 27, 2019
From United Kingdom
Maturity stage Prototype testing in the real world
Looking For Credibility ; Visibility ; Investors

The environmental benefits

  • Reduces wastewater spill volume to rivers and water bodies by 90%
  • Reduces the number of pollution events in rivers and water bodies by 80%
  • Reduces overflow frequency by ~80%
  • Reduces peak flows by up to 40%

The Financial benefits

  • Avoids the cost of building extra wet weather storage capacity (i.e. building bigger sewers, or installing tanks), which reduces economic costs by 87%

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Company Profile

Environmental Monitoring Solutions Limited

EMS provides Smart Wastewater solutions to improve efficiency and reduce environmental impact.

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Headquarters Savile St E, Sheffield S4 7UQ, UK
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