COVID-19 and IoT

While the whole world is joining forces to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, we would like to take a minute to discuss how IoT technology can be used to detect, track, and help prevent this deadly virus from spreading. We need …
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Digital Water: Trends in Water Metering

Over the past year a new term has emerged in the water industry: digital water, which includes everything from measuring water flow “in the wild” to wastewater management and, of course, metering water usage. The world has learned very quickly …
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How Do IoT Ecosystems Impact Urban Water Management?

  In this post, we take a close look at the concept of the IoT ecosystem, and try to understand how IoT ecosystems can impact water network management for the benefit of both consumers and utility operators. What is an …
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Water Sustainability: Management Strategies Part II

Last month we defined the terms water management and water sustainability, as well as looking at current global water needs. In order to properly manage our water resources we need to first make sure that our survival needs are taken …
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Water Management Strategies

We are all aware of the global water crisis. Droughts in California, South Africa and other African countries have been front page news the last few years. Praying for rain can’t hurt, but the only real solution to the crisis …
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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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