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WATER METERS AND FLOW METERS

Water Meters vs Flow Meters

In this post we spell out the similarities and the differences between water meters versus flow meters. Hint: One measures volume while the other measures velocity.

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Australia and New Zealand Water Standards

Australia and New Zealand are right on top of things when it comes to regulating and stewarding their water resources. Their testing programs, bottled water standards, and range of certifications are among the most stringent in the world.

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Water Regulations: United Kingdom

Arad services tens of countries around the globe so we have to be familiar with all the water standards. During the next few months, we are going to look at different countries and explain their water testing and other water-related rules and regulations that concern us as suppliers of water metering systems. We’ll start with a look at UK water regulations.

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COVID-19 and Our Water Supply

We are now four months into the worst pandemic virus the world has faced in over one hundred years. Although we are learning more everyday about the COVID-19 virus, there are still a lot of unanswered questions.

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What Makes Smart Cities Smart?

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic, many cities around the globe were striving to become as “smart” as possible. The current global health crisis is accelerating the rise of the smart city.

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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.

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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.

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Water Management Strategies

Our next two blogs will talk about water management, what it is, what its short- and long-term goals are, as well as tips and strategies for good water management.

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IoT Protocols

There are different protocols for the different layers in an IoT architecture and in this post we take a look at just a few of them.

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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 materials for manufacturing the best water meters available in the market today.

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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.

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LoRa Technology—The Heart and Soul of IoT

LoRa has become the standard wireless platform for WAN IoT, connecting 50 million devices in more than 100 countries across a wide range of “smart” applications from homes, buildings and cities to agriculture and, of course, metering.

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Data Sharing — Yes, No, Maybe?

Today there is also a growing awareness that the value of data could be multiplied by breaking down proprietary silos and sharing data freely for research, analytics, and other important purposes. In this blog we look at the challenges and the opportunities of sharing data, with an emphasis on the utilities sector.

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