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Could smart meters stem $14 billion in annual water losses?

Matt Ball on August 16, 2013 - in Water

Debates about most smart meter installations have centered on projects at electric utilities. But intelligent networks and sensor technology could have an even more profound positive impact on aging water infrastructure around the world, according to several experts participating in a Navigant Research seminar this week.

Those benefits include operational cost reductions ranging from 3 percent to 5 percent, more accurate billing processes, enhanced leak detection, better customer service and even improved consumer conservation.

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Matt Ball is founder and editorial director of V1 Media, publisher of Informed Infrastructure, Earth Imaging Journal, Sensors & Systems, Asian Surveying & Mapping and the video news site GeoSpatial Stream.

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