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.