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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IoT: The Future is Here

IoT, the Internet of Things, was once thought to be the way of the future. Well, the future is now and IoT is a big part of our lives. IoT is a network of devices that autonomously transmit and receive …
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Water in Industry Today: What You Need to Know

Roughly two thirds of the world’s fresh water usage is dedicated to agriculture, including irrigation, livestock and aquaculture. Approximately another 10% of water usage is for municipal purposes, including both domestic and public use. Pretty much the rest of the …
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Winning Product Design

The Arad Group is proud to announce that Sonata, our Ultrasonic Residential Water Meter, has won the esteemed German Design Award for Excellent Product Design for 2018. This is after winning the prestigious 2016 International Forum Design, GmbH award for …
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The State of Water Utilities

In the Watec 2017 trade show that will take place September 12-14 in Tel Aviv, one of the keynote themes is “Bridges over troubled water: the insights and needs of water utilities”. Industry leaders from around the globe will share …
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Smart Urban Agriculture: Is It Here to Stay?

Urban agriculture certainly isn’t new: the vegetable gardens that sprung up during World War Two in UK and US cities, for example, were an iconic part of the civilian war effort. What is somewhat surprising, perhaps, is the extent of …
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Smart Water Meters are Driving the Smart Meter Market

Recent smart water meter market forecasts are rosy Several recently published research reports have been uniformly upbeat about the forecasted growth of the smart water meter market. With smart metering in the electricity and gas sectors approaching maturity, smart water …
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Smart Water Investment by the Numbers

The state of smart water investment Smart water innovation addresses a wide range of applications — from precision agriculture, to wastewater recovery, to water utility operation optimization, to consumer water usage reduction. Despite this diversity, all smart water ventures do have …
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South Africa’s Water Challenges

  South Africa at a glance South Africa is about twice the size of the state of Texas, with a population of ~50 million [1]. Although its average annual rainfall is half of the annual global average rainfall (492 mm vs. …
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