Águas de Matão Picks Itron Smart Water Solution to Help Reduce
Non-Revenue Water and Improve Revenue
LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), a world-leading technology and services
company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, has signed
a contract with Águas de Matão to help the Brazilian water utility
reduce water losses and improve revenue. The utility, which serves
27,000 customers in the City of Matão in Brazil's state of São Paulo,
will modernize its distribution system with Itron's smart water
solution, including software-as-a-service for analytics and meter data
Facing non-revenue water levels of up to 50 percent, Águas de Matão
sought a solution to help reduce these losses and protect revenues. With
Itron's solution, Águas de Matão will have more visibility into losses
and can better account for water usage with detailed meter data to
monitor system performance and improve water efficiency. In addition,
with more accurate water meters, the utility can better track water
usage to ensure resources are being used efficiently.
The Itron solution includes residential and commercial & industrial
(C&I) water metering automation and monitoring technologies. Águas de
Matão will use Itron Temetra's advanced data collection and data
management software-as-a service to collect and process advanced data
and generate insights from across the utility's distribution network.
The data will be available through an online, cloud-based interface that
seamlessly integrates with the utility's billing system.
Itron's C&I water monitoring technology will allow Águas de Matão to
account for lost water by remotely monitoring the daily consumption
patterns of larger customers and immediately detecting events, such as
leaks, meter blockages, backflow, excessive consumption or significant
"Itron is the right choice for Águas de Matão based on the company's
comprehensive, intelligent solution and its depth of experience in
reducing water losses. We look forward to benefit from Itron's expertise
as we work to address our non-revenue water," said Marcos Araújo,
managing director of utilities at Aegea São Paulo, group of Águas de
Matão. "By modernizing our distribution system and using sophisticated
analytics, we will help ensure that our water resources are better
"Helping utilities around the world be more resourceful is our mission.
Águas de Matão is now on the path to protecting precious water resources
while also preventing lost revenue. Our smart water solution will give
Águas de Matão great visibility into its operations so it can
proactively manage non-revenue water," said Samuel Lee, Itron vice
president of sales, marketing and solutions for Water in Latin America.
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Sharelynn Moore, 509-891-3524
President, Global Marketing and Public Affairs
Source: Itron, Inc.
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