IoT Protocols

Almost a year ago we talked about IoT, Internet of Things, which is the technology that allows us to transmit data from and commands to our smart water meters in real-time. IoT is a network of devices connected via the …
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Microplastics In Our Water

The World Health Organization (WHO) declared last month that, at the present time, there is no need to worry about the microplastics in our drinking water. While this headline brought calm and tranquility to many, there are still numerous scientists …
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Desalination—At What Cost and How to Improve?

Desalination is the process by which saltwater is turned into fresh drinking water. The first commercially viable desalination plants were opened in the 1960s. Today there are more than 20,000 plants worldwide. With thousands more plants planned over the next …
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Floating Cities—Fantasy or Salvation

It sounds like science fiction, straight from Jules Verne—huge hexagonal platforms that are attached to the seabed and to other platforms in a circular pattern. Each platform would house a few hundred people and each city would have approximately 10,000 …
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Stainless Steel and Polymer Water Meters

                        Arad’s water meters are made from stainless steel or polymer. In this blog post we explain what stainless steel and polymer are and why they are the optimal …
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World Water Day 2019: Leaving No One Behind

March 22nd has been recognized as World Water Day since 1993. Organized by the United Nations, World Water Day is celebrated around the world with events and lectures to raise public awareness concerning fresh water needs and wastefulness. In 2010 …
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LoRa Technology—The Heart and Soul of IoT

LoRa, which stands for Long Range, is a patented technology that was developed by Cycleo and bought by Semtech in 2012. The technology enables digital wireless communications at specific radio frequencies for low-power, long-range transmissions. There are many different factors …
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Data Sharing — Yes, No, Maybe?

The amount of data that has been collected over the past decade is astounding. From an estimated 0.8 zettabytes (1021 or one trillion gigabytes) in 2009 to approximately 35 ZB today, it seems like there is no end in sight. …
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E Coli—The Killer in Killer Lettuce

When a rash of people started getting sick at the beginning of 2018 after eating contaminated lettuce, the media was full of jibes about how the US was taking a strong stand against lettuce, which could no longer be found …
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Arad Group & WaterTech—Measurable Success

It is always exciting when your company takes a giant leap forward. Companies rarely take the time to look back at where they were so that they can appreciate how far they have come. But there are times when something …
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