Water Meters News

  • Techem valuation beats ista as deal multiples climb

    Macquarie has agreed to offload its German energy and water sub-metering business Techem to a consortium of Partners Group, CDPQ and Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan for €4.6 billion, or around 14.4 times adjusted EBITDA. While EBITDA has doubled since Macquarie took Techem off the stock exchange in 2008, the company’s revenues have grown from €559.4 million to €782.7 ...

  • Landis+Gyr and Mueller Systems to Develop Water AMI Module

    Landis+Gyr has announced an agreement with Mueller Systems to integrate Landis+Gyr's latest RF Mesh IP communications technology in Mueller Systems advanced water AMI module. This project will provide utilities using Landis+Gyr's Gridstream AMI solution another choice for advanced water metering, featuring a robust communications and distributed intelligence platform for billing, ...


    By Smart Grid Observer

  • USAID Awards Tetra Tech $47 Million Contract to Strengthen Local Governments in the Middle East

    Tetra Tech, Inc. (NASDAQ: TTEK) announced today that theU.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded the Company a$47 million, single-award contract ...


    By Tetra Tech

  • Queensland looks to move from MiWater to MiSewer

    A local authority in Queensland is making a second attempt at commercialising its proprietary water meter data management system, and has invited expressions of interest to be submitted by 25 October. Mackay Regional Council last attempted to identify a commercialisation partner for its MiWater system in 2014, and is now looking to restart the process. Its options include seeking a joint venture ...

  • Developer cites demise of tax incentive in abandoning off-grid plan in Astoria, NY

    Dana Rubinstein reports in Politico that the Durst Organization is abandoning a $43 million plan for an energy-independent development on the Astoria waterfront, citing the collapse of a controversial tax incentive program as the reason. The expiration of the state tax incentive, known as 421-a, “submarined” the ...

  • UK smart water meters: AMI project saving 27m litres a day | Smart Water Systems

    In the UK, water distribution company Southern Water has said that its advanced metering infrastructure project in south and south-east England is saving 27 million litres of treated water a day. Local media reports that 62% of Southern Water's smart meter points - installed since 2010 - are recording a £162 decrease in bills per year. In Southampton alone, consumers with smart meters are ...


    By SMi Group Ltd

  • MWA chief warns £millions of energy is being lost with growing number of wrong specifications

    Installing the wrong meters is costing millions of pounds of wasted energy every year according to one of the sector’s leading experts. Martin Wardell, Founder of MWA Technology, believes we are seeing a growing trend of industry not specifying or installing the right type of meters on projects, with the market not having the necessary knowledge to rectify issues before installation. This ...


    By MWA Technology

  • DH Metering Europe at Aquatech Amsterdam

    DH Metering Europe will be present at the Aquatech Amsterdam 2015 fair from the 3rd till the 6th November 2015. We will present you the latest developments regarding industrial meters, also called pulse-meters. We will show you our meters for cold water, hot water or industrial water (demineralised water, chlorine water, salt water and glycol water). We will also ...


    By DH Metering Europe

  • Chevron Acquires Exploration Interests in Mauritania

    Chevron Corporation (NYSE: CVX) today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary Chevron Mauritania Exploration Limited has reached an agreement to acquire a 30 percent non-operated working interest in Blocks C8, C12 and C13 offshore Mauritania from Kosmos Energy. The transaction is subject to the approval of Mauritania's government. Blocks C8, C12 and C13 cover a contiguous area of ...


    By Chevron

  • NOW: Elster’s next generation of Woltmann (Turbine) bulk water meters

    With a range of important features, H5000 represents the very highest performance in bulk flow water metering making it ideally suited to both billing and water distribution applications. Available in seven sizes for flow rates between 40 l/h and 200 m3/h, the H5000 meter has an advanced electronic register which includes integrated communications covering a range of industry standard ...


    By MWA Technology

  • Drought lingers, yet some homes lack water meters

    Although California is locked in a third year of historic drought, many homeowners and businesses still don't have meters telling them just how much water they are using. That's changing, but some say it's not fast enough. State law requires water meters by 2025, but the State Water Resources Control Board says dozens of water districts, many in the thirsty Central Valley, aren't totally metered. ...


    By Associated Press

  • New stainless steel cold water ultrasonic meters E-Series

    Each year, municipalities and utilities lose millions of gallons of water, and millions more in revenue, due to leaks and inaccurate, faulty equipment. With the introduction of the E-Series meter, Badger Meter is taking steps to see that those days become a thing of the past. Designed for water utility metering applications, the E-Series meter features ultrasonic technology and electronic, ...


    By Badger Meter Europa GmbH

  • The Installed Base of Smart Water Meters Will Surpass 153 Million by 2022

    Traditionally a conservative business, the water utility industry is being forced into change by growing demand, aging infrastructure, and tougher environmental targets. Smart water networks promise to help reduce non-revenue water losses, increase reliability, and improve operational efficiency. Smart water meters are a key component of smart water networks, but other monitoring and control ...

  • Increasing popularity of data analytics strengthens case for global smart water metering

    The market for smart water metering is expected to witness solid expansion due to development in North American and European markets - both regions where water utilities are increasingly aligned with the potential uses of data and analytics. This forecast, however, should not be read as an endorsement of even market growth, as regional patterns must be explored to gain insightful analysis of the ...


    By Frost & Sullivan

  • Arad to launch new iPhone and Android water monitoring app

    Arad Group has launched new and innovative applications allowing consumers to receive full information regarding their water consumption through the Web and their cell phones. The first application is the world’s first smartphone app, which allows consumers to track their water consumption wherever they are. The app, which is available in iOS ...


    By Arad Technologies Ltd.

  • MWA announce new Elster H5000

    The H5000 is the next generation of Woltmann (Turbine) bulk water meters from Elster. With a range of important features, H5000 represents the very highest performance in bulk flow water metering making it ideally suited to both billing and water distribution applications. Available in seven sizes for flow rates between 40 l/h and 200 m3/h. The H5000 meter has an advanced electronic register ...


    By MWA Technology

  • California American Water to host meter retrofit event in Parkway

    California American Water has completed a $40-million project to install water meters at 42,740 homes in the company’s 10 Sacramento area water systems as state law requires. Water meters have helped reduce water consumption by more than 20 percent and are expected to save 141 million gallons per month or 1.7 billion gallons annually in California American Water’s Sacramento water ...


    By American Water

  • California American Water to host meter retrofit event in Parkway

    California American Water has completed a $40-million project to install water meters at 42,740 homes in the company’s 10 Sacramento area water systems as state law requires. Water meters have helped reduce water consumption by more than 20 percent and are expected to save 141 million gallons per month or 1.7 billion gallons annually in California American Water’s Sacramento water ...


    By American Water

  • IBM Analytics Help Arad Group Manage Big Data for Water Meter Solutions

    As water increasingly becomes one of the world's most precious resources, IBM  (NYSE: IBM) scientists are working with Arad Group, a world leader in reliable water meter systems, to help water companies and utilities around the globe provide more effective and efficient management of ...


    By IBM Corporation

  • City of San Diego Selects Itron for Citywide Automation Project

    Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that the City of San Diego’s Public Utilities Department (San Diego) has selected Itron’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) solution for the automation of the City’s commercial and industrial (C&I) water meters. Itron’s solution will help streamline meter reading and enhance customer service by enabling San Diego to ...


    By Itron Inc

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