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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An Insider’s View of the US Water Industry

During the month of December we had the opportunity to discuss various trends in the US water industry with Ian MacLeod, a highly experienced executive, who is currently MasterMeter’s VP of Marketing and who has served in leadership positions in other prominent …
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Merging Smart Water with Smart Cities

SWAN – The Smart Water Networks Forum, is a worldwide industry forum promoting the use of data technologies in water networks, making them smarter, more efficient and more sustainable. Their 5th Annual Conference, which took place in London on April …
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Migrating from AMR to AMI: A Case Study

AMR drive by/walk by solutions are certainly preferable to manual water meter reading. However, typically AMR is a one-way solution (i.e., the meters are read-only) and the data collected are both unsynchronized and limited. Thus, AMR data are suitable for …
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Internet of Things & the Water Industry

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the next-generation convergence of mature technologies that already dominate our lives, from wireless communications and sensors, to the Internet and always-connected mobile devices, to embedded systems, to micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS). And it is not …
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Smart Technology vs. Water Becoming the New Oil

The phrase “water and oil don’t mix” is a warning against trying to establish a linkage between elements that are too unlike each other to get along (e.g., friendship and money). One could say that the “Is Water the New …
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Smart metering can help water utilities reduce carbon footprint

Smart metering, leakage monitoring and detection systems should be used by water utilities to ensure greater sustainability in energy consumption, according to a new report published by research company Frost & Sullivan. The report, entitled “Carbon Footprint Reduction Opportunities in …
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