Arad, one of the sponsors of the Smart Water Systems Conference, will present new AMI solutions aimed at helping utilities and water companies to improve their customer care. These include the Gladiator Water Meter and the Octave Ultra Sonic Water Meter.
Arad will also present its Dialog3G CityMind, a powerful control and management system for the utilities sector. Already in use by a large number of utilities worldwide, CityMind provides a varied collection of reports and statistical analyses to help manage and control metering networks.
Arad will also demonstrate new smartphone and Web applications that allow consumers to track water consumption wherever they are and obtain real-time alerts on water leaks. The smartphone app, available in iPhone and Android versions, offers detailed consumption graphs, real-time leak alerts and consumption forecasts.
“The British market is moving towards much broader adoption of AMI, and water companies should use the opportunity to substantially improve customer care,” said Rami Ziv, Arad’s VP International Sales & Marketing. “Utilities are paying much more attention these days to their customers and AMI usage offers the possibility of providing full transparency while improving financial and operational efficiency.”
The UK’s Southern Water is in the process of installing 700,000 of Arad’s Gladiator meters which will allow the utility to remotely read individual water consumption and send an accurate bill to each household.