Water Engineering Group

Department of Civil & Structural Engineering

Dr Vanessa Speight

Research Fellow in Integrated Water Systems


0114 222 5750

Department of Civil and Structural Engineering
Sir Frederick Mappin Building
Mappin Street,
S1 3JD


  • Supporting industrial involvement in research, translating between fundamental science and practice
  • Increasing international linkages, especially with North America


Research project(s)

Pennine Water Group

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The Pennine Water Group (PWG) is an EPSRC funded Platform Grant centre dedicated to trans-disciplinary research into urban water and wastewater, working closely with industry from fundamental research through implementation. http://www.sheffield.ac.uk/penninewatergroup


(2017). Briefing: Disruptive socio-technical solutions to drive re-visualisation of water service provision. Proceedings of the Institution of Civil Engineers. Water Management., (Full Text).
(2016). How do you like your tap water?. Science, 351 (6276), pp. 912-914.
(2016). Pressure from customer boundary box: new data to inform system management. In 14th International Conference on Computing and Control for the Water Industry.
(2015). Data driven analysis of customer flow meter data. In Procedia Engineering (pp. 834-843).
(2015). Self-Organizing Maps For Knowledge Discovery From Corporate Databases To Develop Risk Based Prioritization For Stagnation ?. In http://www.hic2014.org/proceedings/ (Full Text)., Abstract: Stagnation or low turnover of water within water distribution systems may result in water quality issues, even for relatively short durations of stagnation / low turnover if other factors such as deteriorated aging pipe infrastructure are present. As leakage management strategies, including the...
(2015). Current Perspectives on Disinfectant Modelling. In Procedia Engineering (pp. 434-441).