Smart Urban Agriculture: Is It Here to Stay?

Urban agriculture certainly isn’t new: the vegetable gardens that sprung up during World War Two in UK and US cities, for example, were an iconic part of the civilian war effort. What is somewhat surprising, perhaps, is the extent of …
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Smart Water Meters are Driving the Smart Meter Market

Recent smart water meter market forecasts are rosy Several recently published research reports have been uniformly upbeat about the forecasted growth of the smart water meter market. With smart metering in the electricity and gas sectors approaching maturity, smart water …
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Smart Water Investment by the Numbers

The state of smart water investment Smart water innovation addresses a wide range of applications — from precision agriculture, to wastewater recovery, to water utility operation optimization, to consumer water usage reduction. Despite this diversity, all smart water ventures do have …
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South Africa’s Water Challenges

  South Africa at a glance South Africa is about twice the size of the state of Texas, with a population of ~50 million [1]. Although its average annual rainfall is half of the annual global average rainfall (492 mm vs. …
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Strategies for Minimizing Non-Revenue Water [Infographic]

Two major causes of non-revenue water are: ♦ the vicious leakage cycle ♦ water that simply isn’t billed. This infographic explores the scope of these two causes and suggests solutions that can help get them under control.   Click here …
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Smarter Water Networks = Greater Security Challenges

Sophisticated AMI water management solutions bring tremendous benefits to both water utility operators as well as water consumers. Water utilities gain significantly deeper insight into and control over operations in general and non-revenue water in particular. Consumers gain unprecedented transparency …
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Smart Water Management Market: Dramatic Growth Forecast

Transparency Market Research (TMR) announced earlier this week that the smart water management market will reach US$15.23 billion by 2019 – with a staggering CAGR of 17.7% for the 2012-2019 period.[1] Similarly, Markets and Markets announced in April that the …
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IoT-enabled Precision Agriculture Comes of Age

IoT is no longer hype The numbers speak for themselves. There are already more communicative machines connected to the internet than people and the trend is expected to grow exponentially. According to a recent Verizon report[1], the installed base of …
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