Caroline Nokes, MP for Romsey and Southampton North, visited smart water network solutions company, i2O, on Friday to open its newly refurbished headquarters.

40 i2O employees work from the sleek new facility on Southampton Science Park already, and there is space to accommodate more people in i2O’s growing research and development, software and technical support teams.

i2O provides a suite of smart network solutions to help water utilities respond to the challenges created by an increasing and urbanising population, more extreme weather events, ageing infrastructure and more demanding customers.

More than 100 utilities in over 25 countries around the world have installed i2O technology since the company was founded in 2005; extending asset life, reducing operating costs, improving customer service and achieving return on investment within 12 months. i2O is headquartered in the UK and has offices in Malaysia, Spain and Colombia.