The Bunn Report

By: Derceto  05-Apr-2012
Keywords: Engineering, Control Systems, Water Utility

The Bunn Report is a series of whitepapers on the burning issues within the water utility industry today.  The Bunn Report is new in 2011 and future reports will appear here.  Older reports will be added to the Bunn Report archive.  

After graduating with a Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical) Simon spent the next 21 years in control systems design, rising to become a partner in The Beca Group in 1999. In 2000 Simon used his experience of control systems and water treatment processes to design the complex software at the heart of the Aquadapt product, the world’s first commercially available real-time pump scheduling optimizer. In 2002 Derceto software for Wellington City was judged the top engineering project in New Zealand by ACENZ. In 2005 Simon was named the “Engineering Entrepreneur of the Year” at the New Zealand Engineering Excellence Awards.  

Keywords: Control Systems, Engineering, Water Utility

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In the media

The paper, entitled The energy-efficiency benefits of pump-scheduling optimization for potable water supplies, covered data mining and visualization and introduces the concept of 'virtual instrumentation', a key component of the Aquadapt Dashboard.


Media archive

Mouchel Parkman has joined up with New Zealand-based company Derceto to help British water companies reduce their energy costs and carbon footprint. The article, published in the March/April 2007 edition of Water Efficiency Magazine, includes insights from a user's perspective. Article in Waterworld on the collaboration between Derceto and Mouchel Group in the UK.