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October 1, 2018

SUEZ has accelerated its digital transformation through its acquisition of OPTIMATICS, a leader of water networks optimisation.

Water Industry Alliance member OPTIMATICS, founded in Australia and based in the United States, has developed OPTIMIZER, a unique software that allows network managers to identify the best way to allocate the economic resources in order to meet their performance targets. Developed from genetic algorithm research at the University of Adelaide in Australia, OPTIMIZER combines the performance of metaheuristic methods with those of hydraulic modelling tools in order to calculate thousands of scenarios in only a few hours, forming a true breakthrough with traditional methods. With this new multi-criteria approach, OPTIMIZER helps the water and wastewater network managers to take the most efficient technical and economic decisions, but also to produce significant gains going from 10 to 30%.

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