Jacobs serves as a trusted digital transformation partner for water sector clients.

Jacobs is an industry-leading solutions company for the global water sector, with a worldwide water team of over 9,000 consulting and technical experts. Our deep domain knowledge across the entire water cycle and asset lifecycle — from planning and design through to construction and operations — means that we have a unique view on where digital solutions are best applied.

We recognize that every client will adopt digital technologies at their own pace, and we’re there to support them at every step of their journey.

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We're the first to bring together four critical components to help your tech deployment succeed.

Jacobs operates and advises 100s of water and wastewater facilities, with an unmatched track record at scoping, deploying and managing new technology deployment.


Technology assessment
& network design


Technology selection
& deployment


wastewater analytics


Change management
& new ways of working

Aqua DNA delivers results regardless of your network's digital maturity, "plugging into" your existing assets.

Our platform ingests data from existing sources, and our advsiory helps you plan for expansion in smart water capability over time — always with the dual objective of minimizing events and maximizing the life of your assets.

Stage 1
Sensor audit and optimization

During this phase, we squeeze improvements out of SCADA and other existing signals or analytics.

Stage 2
"Single screen" integration of Aqua DNA with existing analytics

Here, our learning engine ingests your business rules, and the full potential of Aqua DNA is unleashed.

Stage 3
Dynamic optimization of assets and iterative improvement

Aqua DNA is an asset management tool, with fewer incidents driving reduced need for new assets.

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Flood Modeller is an industry-leading flood modeling software which enables engineers and scientists to deliver faster and more accurate results by simplifying the modelling of river, surface water, and urban drainage systems, and removes the need to use other software.

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