Earth Day 2013: Sensus, water utilities conserve water through smart water networks

On Earth Day 2013, Sensus partnered with water utilities worldwide to conserve water through leak detection and smart water networks.

RALEIGH, NC, April 23, 2013 -- On Earth Day yesterday, Sensus, a utility infrastructure company, committed to continue partnering with water utilities worldwide to conserve water through leak detection and smart water networks. Recent research commissioned by Sensus found that utilities lose an estimated $9.6 billion each year due to leaked water.

A smart water network is an integrated set of products, solutions and systems that enables utilities to remotely and continuously monitor and diagnose problems, prioritize and manage maintenance issues and use data to optimize all aspects of water distribution network performance.

As Earth Day was observed, Sensus, with 3,300 employees dedicated to the conservation and wise use of resources, urged the water industry to implement smart water networks on a global scale.

"Water scarcity is not a legacy we want to leave for future generations," said Sensus President and CEO Peter Mainz. "If we continue to leverage technology, in the form of smart water networks, we will preserve this vital resource for future generations."

About Sensus

Sensus is a leading utility infrastructure company offering smart meters, communication systems, software and services for the electric, gas, and water industries. Sensus technology helps utilities drive operational efficiency and customer engagement with applications that include advanced meter reading, data acquisition, demand response, distribution automation, home area networking and outdoor lighting control. Customers worldwide trust the innovation, quality and reliability of Sensus solutions for the intelligent use and conservation of energy and water. Learn more at www.sensus.com.

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