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.


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.
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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.
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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.
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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.

Dutch water utility to use €190 million EIB loan to rehabilitate...

In the Netherlands, water utility Evides will be using a €190m loan secured from the EIB to improve the resiliency of its network against climate change.
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SWAN Forum and LoRa Alliance partnership to accelerate IoT adoption in...

The Smart Water Networks Forum has partnered with the LoRa Alliance to drive adoption of the LoRaWAN open standard in the water metering sector.
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Water utilities can assess financial impact of COVID-19 with new EPA...

The US Environmental Protection Agency has released a new tool to help water utilities to assess the financial impact of COVID-19 on operations.
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Austin Water launches analytics and customer engagement programme

In the US state of Texas, Austin Water has partnered with WaterSmart and Aclara to improve management of its water network and to enhance customer engagement.
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England faces ‘serious risk’ of running out of water by 2040

The UK's Public Accounts Committee says the bodies responsible for Britain's water supply – Defra, Ofwat and the Environment Agency – have “taken their eye off the ball”.

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