Northumbrian and Welsh Water have collaborated on a smart water meter trial using devices from IoT specialist company that operate on the 0G network to gather and analyse meter data to identify customer side leaks
Water companies can now deploy multiple sensors and advanced smart meters to give them a real-time view of their operations, or to digitally model future interventions. But, when few companies reaped full benefit from previous rounds of smart metering investment, how can new programmes stack up?
Installing one million smart water meters each year could cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions by 0.5 per cent over the next 15 years. The impact of smart water meters on reducing the UK’s carbon emissions has been calculated in a new report by Waterwise and Arqiva that suggests a nationwide rollout would save one billion litres of water daily.
Ofwat has named smart networks as an area of focus for the next AMP cycle to bring step change in water companies' service. Engineering and analysis experts from Enzen talk to Utility Week about the advantages data could bring