Smart Water

News and insights into water meter innovation, water grid technology, research and development throughout the water value chain. How utilities maximise smart water meters, preventing non-revenue water loss, as well as the use of AI, data and analytics to ensure the sustainability of the water resource will be noted in this category, especially in light of climate change and drought.

DEWA innovation

DEWA unveils Future Shaping Framework to embrace industry changes

DEWA has unveiled its Future Shaping Framework to address rapid changes within the water and energy sectors.

Podcast: Utilising real-time data for solving SDG’s in the water sector

To help foster dialogue around digital transformation in the water sector, we spoke to Jon Røstum, chief strategist Powel Environment.
University of Virginia

University of Virginia wins Accenture’s US innovation challenge

A team of undergraduate students from the University of Virginia has won this year’s US Accenture Innovation Challenge.
Acuacar analytics

Colombia’s Acuacar includes water analytics in contract expansion

Colombia-based water utility Acuacar has expanded its partnership with 120 Water to optimise management of its water distribution network.
water metering

Virginia utility announces US’ largest deployment of remote disconnect meters

Newport News has announced an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) project with Mueller Systems and Ferguson Waterworks.

The Netherlands’ largest utility to deploy smart meters using EIB loan

Vitens, the largest water utility in the Netherlands, will modernise its water network using a $177.6m loan secured from the European Investment Bank.
Georgia Utilities

ADB announces $20 million green bonds with Georgia Global Utilities

ADB and Georgia Global Utilities have announced $20m to upgrade water and sanitation and to fund the implementation of renewables by water utilities.
smart utility network

North Carolina utility selects Sensus for smart utility network

In the US state of North Carolina, Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Utilities has selected Sensus for the provision and deployment of a smart utility network.
smart meters

Dallas saves 12 million gallons of water thanks to smart meters

The US city of Dallas in Georgia says it has managed to eliminate 12 million gallons of lost water within one year by deploying a smart meters programme.

FEWA issues tender for the supply of communication devices

In the UAE, FEWA has issued a tender for supply and installation of communication devices with enclosure smart electricity and water meters.

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