From Data to Action: New IBNET beta goes live at the World Bank Water Week

The beta version of the highly anticipated New IBNET was launched at the World Bank Water Week on February 28, 2023. The platform, which is designed to help water utilities track and manage their operations, has been eagerly awaited by industry experts and stakeholders.

The beta version of New IBNET includes a range of new features and improvements, including new dashboards that provide users with an easy-to-use interface for monitoring and analyzing data. The platform also features improved data visualization tools, making it easier for users to identify trends and patterns in water and sanitation data. 

While the beta version is currently available to users, the official public launch of New IBNET is set to take place at the upcoming UN Water Conference 2023. At the conference, stakeholders from around the world will have the opportunity to learn more about New IBNET and its capabilities, and to see demonstrations of the new features in action.

The panel discussion included:


  • Walter C. Emnace (AVP – Head, Process Excellence, Maynilad Water Co.)
  • Alexandra Serra (Chairperson, Board of Directors Águas do Tejo do Atlântico)

New IBNET Partners

  • Lucia Sefo Leaou (CEO · Pacific Water and Wastewater Association)

New IBNET Technical Advisory Group:

  • Brian Banks (WASH Analytics and Data Advisor, Data Advisor-USAID)

World Bank Partners Development Organizations

  • Maarten Gischler (Senior Water Advisor, Ministry of Foreign Affairs- Netherland)


  • Monika Weber-Fahr (Sr. Partnerships Advisor, New IBNET)
From Data to Action: New IBNET beta goes live at the World Bank Water Week