Utilities produce a lot of data, but the challenge is to put this data to work.

New IBNET provides data-based services that allow water and sanitation utilities to make informed decisions on operations, and service delivery.

Becoming a 2024 Data Pioneer in Water Utilities: A Gateway to Innovation and Progress

April 12, 2024

In the realm of water and sanitation utilities, the journey towards progress is paved with data. The 2024 Data Pioneers in Water Utilities - Learning at Toronto Edition, an Initiative from New International Benchmarking Network (NewIBNET) and the International Water Association (IWA), is calling upon utilities to submit their data on performance and management practices.

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Traveling abroad while staying at home: The NewIBNET partnership connects utilities through data

November 13, 2023

Working with leaders from Water and Sanitation Utilities has been one of the greatest honors of my life.  I have never ceased to be impressed by the dedication and courage of the teams fighting – seemingly against all odds – for the fiscal space, technical solutions, managerial challenges, and the political and community support that is needed to improve how clean water and sound sanitation services get to the ever-growing populations of urban areas around the world.  

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Exciting News: NewIBNET launches the Learning at Kigali Initiative

October 16, 2023

NewIBNET is excited to invite utilities from around the world to the IWA Water and Development Congress 2023 in Kigali. This is your chance to enhance your organization's management practices and performance. By participating in this initiative, you could win a fully sponsored conference package, including travel and accommodation.

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Benchmarking utility performance indicators are an essential component for performance improvement, allowing water and sanitation service providers to track their performance, compare results to peers, and identify potential areas that can be improved. Sign up for New IBNET to get early access for beta-testing and learn from others.

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IBNET by the Numbers

  • 2,792 UTILITIES
  • 20,496 TARIFFS

Note: The numbers listed above reflect data submitted to IBNET 1.0

Benefits of being an affiliate

Development planners and researchers will have the opportunity to share their research and interest across the Network of other planners and researchers and the utilities and regulators.

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