Baku, Azerbaijan — (METERING.COM) — February 17, 2009 – Azerbaijan’s national water utility, Azersu, has achieved a level of water metering of one-third countrywide and half for the capital city, Baku.

Nizamaddin Rzayev, president of Azersu, was reported as saying that approximately 120,000 water meters were installed in 2008. Of these more than 93,400 were installed in Baku alone, and almost all were for residential customers, with 1,900 for business customers.

Azersu has around 500,000 customers in Baku.