SmartMeterâ„¢ introduced into North American water meter market


Jerry Lauzze,
Executive Vice
President of Global
Water, Elster
Ocala, FL, U.S.A. — (METERING.COM) — June 12, 2009 – The SmartMeter™ AMR-enabled water meter products are being introduced in the North American market, Elster has announced.

Elster recently acquired the SmartMeter product portfolio from Severn Trent Services, a member of the Severn Trent Plc group of companies. With the acquisition of the SmartMeter, Elster AMCO Water continues to expand its portfolio of innovative, solution driven products developed for the North American water utility business.

The SmartMeter features a fluidic oscillator solid state design, containing no moving parts to deliver higher accuracy throughout the flow range, greater reliability, and advanced intelligent metering features such as tariffs and event monitoring to residential metering applications.

“The SmartMeter technology is a perfect fit with our advanced metering solutions and systems,” said executive vice president of Global Water Jerry Lauzze. “As with all our products, the SmartMeter demonstrates our commitment in offering highly innovative, value added products to meet the needs of the water industry now as well as in the future.”