News | October 23, 2018

Pisara Joins The Smart Water Networks Forum To Leverage Global Smart Water Innovations

In an effort to increase their smart water network visibility and connect with global smart water leaders, the smart water operator Pisara, Jyväskylä Energy Group (Central Finland’s largest water utility), has announced its plans to join the Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN), the leading global hub for the smart water and wastewater sectors.

Pisara’s uniqueness in this space stems from its utility-led engagement activities with critical smart water stakeholders, through interacting and piloting with leading private sector actors as well as examining unique business models to fuel smart water innovations.

“By joining SWAN, we will be able to further engage with global smart water leaders, learn from the experiences of other progressive utilities, and ultimately be better equipped to determine the best approaches to achieving more effective water network control and improving our customer service delivery”, said Mr. Pasi Jalonen, Executive Vice President of Jyväskylä Energy Group / Pisara.

Commenting on this news, Amir Cahn, Executive Director of the SWAN Forum, remarked, “More and more utilities are adopting digital smart water solutions to streamline their water and wastewater operations in a sustainable manner. With this in mind, we are delighted to welcome Pisara, a pioneering smart water operator within one of Finland’s largest cities, to the global SWAN network.”

About Pisara:
Pisara is Jyväskylä Energy Group’s smart water solutions unit, working on combining high technology and Finnish water expertise into a new kind of service. Pisara helps to strengthen water supply through external experts, solutions and business models. Pisara maintains and develops water supply both as a technical system and as a valuable asset. For more information, visit

About The SWAN Forum:
The Smart Water Networks Forum (SWAN) is the leading global hub for the smart water sector, accelerating the awareness and adoption of data-driven technologies in water and wastewater networks worldwide. A non-profit organisation, SWAN brings together key players in the water sector to collaborate and share knowledge while offering access to cutting-edge research, global networking opportunities, and the ability to proactively influence the future of the water industry. For more information, visit

SOURCE: Smart Water Networks Forum