WASAC Signs Contract to Install Additional 50,000 Itron Meters to
Address Water Shortages
LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 25, 2018--
Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), a world-leading technology and services
company dedicated to the resourceful use of energy and water, announced
today that it signed a new contract with the Rwandan water company,
WASAC, to continue to modernize its water metering system. WASAC will
install 50,000 highly accurate Itron water meters over the next two
years, following the completion of a three-year contract with Itron to
implement 110,000 meters.
Serving all of Rwanda, WASAC provides water services to 230,000
customers across the East African country. To address water shortages,
the utility has worked with Itron for the past 10 years to update its
infrastructure and improve its technology. This most recent contract
utilizes Itron’s single jet water meters to address the utility’s need
for high-end technology in the capital city of Kigali.
With its highly engineered design, the Itron meter accurately measures
over time, even in severe environmental conditions. Proven to be
successful through 20 years of experience in the field, these meters
have the capability to accurately measure a wide range of flow rates in
tough, humid conditions. By utilizing this technology, WASAC is equipped
to reliably measure water regardless of climate conditions.
“Itron’s high-end metering technology can support all water conditions,
which allows WASAC to accurately manage its water supply,” said Mathias
Martin, Itron vice president of sales, EMEA. “We are glad to continue
our work with WASAC to help the utility accurately measure usage and
conserve water resources.”
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the resourceful use of energy and water. We provide comprehensive
solutions that measure, manage and analyze energy and water. Our broad
product portfolio includes electricity, gas, water and thermal energy
measurement devices and control technology; communications systems;
software; as well as managed and consulting services. With thousands of
employees supporting nearly 8,000 customers in more than 100 countries,
Itron applies knowledge and technology to better manage energy and water
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