Sutton and East Surrey Water awards smart metering contract to Elster


Luton, U.K. — (METERING.COM) — January 26, 2011 – Sutton and East Surrey Water has selected Elster to supply up to 36,000 volumetric water meters over the next three years, half of them enabled with wireless automated meter reading (AMR) systems, the company has announced.

The meters will be the V210 volumetric polymer meters, which offer long life and high accuracy over a wide operating range with very low environmental impact. The V210 polymer meter can be equipped with a state-of-the-art wireless AMR technology and is the first water meter to achieve compliance with the UK Water Industry Specification 4-32-19 making it suitable for all installations, including land which may be contaminated or at risk of future contamination.

“Sutton and East Surrey are impressed with the award-winning V210 polymer volumetric water meter and look forward to the imminent installation of these meters from Elster as part of our extended metering program,” said Jeremy Downer, distribution manager for Sutton and East Surrey Water.