Week in Smart Metering - Curbing Water Losses

The smart water space looks set to become an interesting one as countries seek to find the best way to manage this unpredictable resource.
Published: Wed 17 Feb 2016

Water scarcity is a growing reality. There are more people in the world, consuming more water and if the weather system doesn't play ball, such as in an El Nino year, water utilities are faced with tough operating conditions.

This week we turn a spot light on India and its battle to protect the water resources it does have from technical and non-technical losses. AMI is popping up as a viable solution but interestingly so is pricing - if utilities don't charge the full value of water then they can't fund new infrastructure.

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