• 2nd Edition

  • Voilà! #3 Project Awards

  • Winter 2021

  • Open Data And Urban Infrastructures

Hit the Breaks

  • Jury's Favorites


Watermain breaks have plagued Montreal for a while now, with the environmental, social and economic costs of each break being very high. This project aims to help reduce these costs by using data analysis to predict water main failures, which can then be used in reducing in-person inspections, prioritizing maintenance strategies and ultimately lead to cost savings..

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A collaboration between:

City of Montreal

Direction, technologies, architecture, innovation et sécurité

Municipal experts

Marie-Odette St-Hilaire


CIVI 691 – Big Data Analytics for Smart City Infrastructure (Building, Civil and Environmental Engineering), Concordia University


Mazdak Nik-Bakht

Student team

Atefeh Delnaz
Husain Dohadwala
Abdelhady Omar
Ahmad Rajab