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An open and collaborative
water management platform

Manage your clean water and sewer networks, smart meters and more

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Discover the pillars of our platform

Accelerate your company's digital transformation whatever your level of expertise or data

It's easy-to-use

intelligent water software

Our platform is intuitive and easy-to-use so that you are able to manage your network, regardless of your level of expertise. It learns from every water network, thus improving your system, and is able to read all GIS formats, allowing you to make the best decisions.

Free platform
User assistance

It's free

No barriers, no boundaries

Qatium is a new type of water management software. With direct access from your browser, there is no need to install complicated, invasive or expensive applications. It gives you the information you need to optimize your resources and make the most of your water network for free, thus being more resilient and energy and hydraulically efficient.

It's open

A collaborative,
inclusive community

Our platform is bolstered by multidisciplinary expertise and a know-how ecosystem from developers to hydraulic experts and other key stakeholders – we are all co-creating to solve the water management challenge and leading the digital transformation in the hydraulic sector. You are more than welcome to collaborate with us!

Rich ecosystem

Added value and benefits

Digital transformation

Digital transformation

Turn your old water network into a new, up-to-date one easily


Resilience / Problem resolution

Be prepared for possible future problems thanks to the timeline function

Energy and hidraulic efficiency

Energy and hydraulic efficiency

Optimize your resources to attain an efficient water network

Qatium is a live platform

Live Platform

Qatium is a live platform, continuously evolving. We start today supporting you with your water network, but that isn’t by far the only thing we can provide you! Month by month we will be releasing the rest of our technology, don’t miss it!

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Qatium Roadmap
Qatium Roadmap

Just some of the experts we co-create with

Hassan Aboelnga
Vice Chair of Middle East Water Forum and Researcher

Hassan Aboelnga

Born and raised in Egypt, Middle East - the most water scarce region in the world- and witness at first-hand the significance for water security and climate resilience at fragile contexts, Hassan decided to pursue a career working to solve water security issues and sustainable development. He studied civil engineering and water resources management at various universities in Egypt, Jordan and Germany.

Hassan is a renowned emerging water resource management expert, with a particular interest in urban water security issues. He is PhD researcher at Technical University of Cologne (TH-Köln) in integrated water resources management and urban water security. He is the Vice Chairman of the Middle East Water Forum (MEWF) and an active member of many international networks in issues of water and climate.

Director of Urban Water Policy at Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Newsha Ajami

Newsha is a leading expert in sustainable water resource management, smart cities, and the water-energy-food nexus, she uses data science principles to study the human and policy dimensions of urban water and hydrologic systems. Her research throughout the years has been interdisciplinary and impact focused. Over the years, she has held a number of academic, consultancy and public policy positions and currently serves a few non-profit boards. Dr. Ajami received her Ph.D. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from the University of California, Irvine.
Quique Cabrera
Vice President at International Water Association Professor at Universitat Politècnica de València

Enrique Cabrera

Enrique has more than 20 years of experience in the field of hydraulics and urban water management. In addition to lectures and research, Professor Cabrera has ample experience as an advisor and a consultant in international projects. His topics of expertise include performance assessment and benchmarking, regulation of water services, infrastructure asset management, water and energy and digital water.
Pilar Conejos
Head of Water Network Control at Global Omnium

Pilar Conejos

Phd Industrial Engineer with more than 20 years of experience in the field of Hydraulic Engineering and Water Management. Pilar is a Part Time Assistant Professor in the Hydraulic Engineering Department at the Universitat Politècnica de València. Pilar is also co-author of several articles and papers in congresses about digital twin and efficient management of water distribution networks.
Tom Freyberg
Founder and Director of Atlantean Media

Tom Freyberg

Founder and Director of Atlantean Media Tom Freyberg Tom is an experienced environmental journalist and content creator specialising in water. In the summer of 2018, he launched Atlantean Media, a global digital content creation company serving the environmental engineering industries, specifically water. The company was born out of a need to bring engineering-based content to life through creative and engaging storytelling. After graduating from Exeter University with a BA (Hons) in English, he completed his journalism training with PMA in London.
General Manager at The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Jeffrey Kightlinger

Since 2006, Jeffrey Kightlinger is general manager for The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California. Metropolitan is the largest municipal water provider in the US delivering an average of over 2 billion gallons of water a day to 19 million customers across Southern California.

Among other activities, he is a Governor’s appointee to California’s Bay Delta Vision Blue Ribbon Stakeholders Committee, a Board member on the California Climate Action Registry and a member of the UCLA Continuing Education Sustainability Advisory Board.

David Kilkullen
President and CEO at Cordillera Applications Group, Inc.

David Kilcullen

David advises world institutions, governments, businesses, NGOs and local communities across the globe. Foreign Policy named him as one of its Top 100 Global Thinkers in 2009.

Bestselling author; leading researcher in the field of unconventional and guerrilla warfare, and a former professional soldier and diplomat. He advises world institutions, governments, businesses, NGOs and local communities across the globe, while working on complex humanitarian and security challenges in Africa, the Middle East, Latin America and Asia.

William Sarni
Founder and CEO at Water Foundry

William Sarni

William has been a water strategy advisor to private and public-sector enterprises and NGOs for his entire career.

Internationally recognized thought leader on water strategy and innovation. He has authored numerous books and articles and presented on: the value of water, innovations in digital water technology, the circular economy, and the energy-water-food nexus.

Dragan Savic
CEO at KWR Water Research Institute. Professor of Hydroinformatics at the University of Exeter

Dragan Savic

Dragan held a number of academic, consultancy and project management positions in Canada and his native Serbia, before relocating to the United Kingdom.

His research interests cover the interdisciplinary field of Hydroinformatics, which transcends traditional boundaries of water/environmental sciences, informatics/computer science (including Artificial Intelligence, data mining and optimisation techniques) and environmental engineering.

Elisa Stefan
Environmental Engineer and Researcher. Water Resources Management Specialist

Elisa Stefan

Elisa is MsC. in Water Resources and Environmental Engineering from the Federal University of Paraná (UFPR) and during the Environmental Engineering graduation has studied at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) in Germany. She has been working the last 10 years with water resources related projects.

The most recent research is titled Water Reuse and Water Availability: A New Water Resources Management Approach, which considered the Water Security and Circular Economy concepts applied to this field. She is also founder of Deságue, a Brazilian podcast that relates water science, politics and society.

Gavin Van Tonder
Head of Water at NEOM

Gavin van Tonder

Gavin is a Direct communicator and long-term strategist. Committed to seeing a company, project, or vision through to its end. An ardent proponent of Blue Ocean Strategy and disruptive growth models. Fully committed to Sustainable development in the Water sector and, not protecting, but enhancing the environment from a water and wastewater perspective.

Recent focus on Full Seawater processing, including high recovery desalination and minerals and chemicals production (ZLD). Gavin has developed out the Strategy for a Greenfield Smart City from a Municipality perspective focused on all Water Utility operations.

An overview of the water modeling software

Network builder
See detailed information about every element on the network: pipes, junctions, tanks, valves, reservoirs and pumps.
Enrich your network even if you have already uploaded GIS files. Draw new elements, edit element properties, add new files or search for a new city template.
Your data is safely stored on the platform and is securely linked to your user profile. Network information can be shared by several users.

Step 1

Network Builder

If you don’t have a Geographic Information System (GIS) or you are missing some data, Qatium will allow you to create your water network from scratch, either drawing your network elements or using some predefined network templates.

Step 2

GIS Upload

Our water modeling software will offer you an easy process to upload your Geographic Information System (GIS) and identify each element in your network, complemented with automatic topological corrections and hydraulic modeling.

Select the network element which more accurately matches your file. Qatium shows you only the potential elements: punctual or linear.
In case you do not have a GIS ready to upload, Qatium can offer you two other options: “city templates” or “draw the network on your own”.
The direct access into your network shows which level of settings it is. Comments can be made on the network you use every day, and you will be able to share it.
Hydraulic model
You’ll have a specific section for the network calibration which gives you the tools to manually minimize the difference between the real and simulated data but also offers you the option of choosing Qatium to do it automatically.
Qatium gives you information in real time of the accuracy level of your hydraulic model, globally. You can also see the model accuracy referred to in every parameter separately.
If the simulated quantities of your model are far from the real data, you can decide whether to calibrate your network manually or use the Qatium assistant to do it for you.
The different rates of pipe roughness automatically assigned by Qatium to network pipes will offer a representation of several groups within the map. You can change the roughness rates for each group and observe how the model varies according to your changes.
Every sensor or meter in the network gives you information about the RMS or the difference between the real data and the simulated one. You can compare the two curves and know the exact digression at every instant.

Step 3

Hydraulic models

You don’t need to be an expert to use Qatium. If you don’t know how to complete one of the steps, our virtual assistant will guide you during the process and will automatically calibrate the water distribution model for you.

Step 4


You will get a simulated view of your network’s performance in the past, present and future. The platform will compare the real data versus the simulated data.

Compare your base network with all those scenarios you might need.
Study the flow by area in your network to identify any irregular behavior.
Know the flow distribution in your pipes and how many miles those flows represent in the network.
Use the legends with filter options to easily locate the elements you are interested in.
The timeline is essential in our product. Move from the present to any instant in the past or advance to the future to check the model predictions and the variation in values.
Charts are an important aid in the product. They can be checked whenever you need to complete the map information or hide them to focus your study on any network element.
Decision maker
You can compare your base network with any scenario you create. Qatium gives you the option to create different scenarios so that you can check how the model behaves when a specific solution is applied.
Qatium provides you with an alert manager system to inform you about model predictions. You will be able to prevent many problems thanks to early detection.
You can check every alert detail, identify the referred elements in the network map and study the different solutions that Qatium suggests to you. Share any alert with the rest of your team and your supervisor.
If you decide to experience and study the Qatium solutions, you will be well- informed about every possible action and the correspondent network scenario which that action generates. You will be able to compare the different scenarios to then decide which solution would work better for the detected problem.

Step 5

Decision maker

Qatium will support you in making the best decision by showing you different scenarios. The software will improve your water network’s management, giving you the needed information to foresee future potential problems and react accordingly.

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See what water experts and professionals say about us

Qatium enables digital transformation, something that is crucial in the water sector as it can change the way water is managed today and achieve water security for everyone.

Hassan AboelngaVice Chair of Middle East Water Forum and Researcher

The water sector is going through a paradigm shift and digitalization is at the center of that. Qatium can enable this transformation while introducing transparency and promoting equitable access.

Newsha AjamiDirector of Urban Water Policy at Stanford Woods Institute for the Environment

Qatium offers a free, fully comprehensive, digital platform for water and wastewater; I´m sure it will revolutionize the way services are managed around the world.

Enrique CabreraVice President at International Water Association Professor at Universitat Politècnica de València

Technology is vital to improve water management. Qatium will democratize information and help people solve problems related to water distribution systems by making them more efficient and resilient.

Pilar ConejosHead of Water Network Control at Global Omnium

Actionable data is fundamental for smarter, sustainable and resilient water systems. This is exactly what Qatium is about.

Tom FreybergFounder and Director of Atlantean Media

Qatium uses innovation and technology to provide water managers with the tools to optimize their water systems to meet the challenge of climate change.

Jeffrey KightlingerGeneral Manager at The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Understanding and making available the data that are needed to make effective use of water resources is a critical effort, especially in fragile states and conflict-affected areas. I joined Qatium because I believe this venture can make a transformative difference for that problem.

David KilcullenPresident and CEO at Cordillera Applications Group, Inc.

Qatium has the ambition, experience and opportunity to democratize water intelligence to help make this happen.

William SarniFounder and CEO at Water Foundry

Qatium is about democratizing water network management through digitalization and open innovation, which I believe is vital.

Dragan SavicChief Executive Officer at KWR Water Research Institute. Professor of Hydroinformatics at the University of Exeter

Humanity must have access to water. I believe that knowledge about water resources should be open to everyone and we should build this future together, that's why I’m with Qatium in this mission.

Elisa StefanEnvironmental Engineer and Researcher. Water Resources Management Specialist

Operational efficiency and overall asset management is a challenge in every single water utility. Qatium will provide simple access and visibility into the essential data and information that will help dramatically improve a Water Utilities performance.

Gavin Van TonderHead of Water at NEOM

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