From Water Dispenser
LORENTZ smartTAP is an off-grid water dispensing and management system which enables revenue collection, water entitlement and sustainable water provision. LORENTZ smartTAP combines hardware, software and predefined business models to allow for water infrastructure to be delivered in an economically sustainable way using the latest technology.
Improved access and waste reduction
Giving water a value reduces waste and provides a mechanism to include vulnerable community members.
An affordable solution that is fit for scale
The SmartTAP dispenser is a truly scalable solution as it uses the highest security technology and designs that keep costs to a minimum
Cost recovery for maintenance and expansion
Auditable, accountable and secure revenue collection allows for water scheme maintenance and expansion
Locally maintainable solution
LORENTZ smartTAP water dispensers are designed for simple servicing by local technicians
smartTAP Water Dispensers are very simple to use resulting in near instant user adoption. The graphical display uses symbols rather than words and keeps the user informed of the status.
Users simply hold their tag next to the dispenser, available credit is checked and water is dispensed.
Credits can be added to the tags by visiting a local water seller who will add credit to the tag. Credits can also be added via mobile money and are sent to the water dispensers.
Local water sellers add credit to the tag using a standard smartphone, there is no need for specialized terminals keeping the costs of initial implementation and the costs of scaling low.
The water dispenser unit is built from very strong materials, resisting daily wear and providing a long operational life. The system is secure from tag duplication, hacking or from physical attacks.
Being solar powered the smartTAP water dispenser can be installed anywhere that piped water is available, the dispenser also contains a battery for 24 hour use.
Paying for water is universally accepted to reduce waste, manage natural resources and to extend improved water access.
LORENTZ smartTAP solutions allow for new innovative business models to be supported, from local water entrepreneurs to reduction of non-revenue water for utilities. The hardware are and software is flexible and adaptable to fit any social or business model using standard components.
The LORENTZ smartTAP components allow for not only a single dispenser deployment, but also for a fully scalable multi community solution. The modular design means the system is cost effective at any size.