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Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority, who provides more than 400,000 customers with electricity and water in Sharjah, United Arab Emirates, is investing in smart water metering solutions.

UAE: Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority, SEWA, has initiated a pilot project of 2500 intelligent water meters with Automated Meter Reading (AMR) system from Kamstrup, a world-leading provider of intelligent metering solutions. This pilot will enable SEWA to understand the water loss in their distribution network with the latest AMR technology and help achieve efficiency in their operations.

“Our remote reading solution provides SEWA with meter data on the go and automatically gain access to both consumption data and any alarms or info codes regarding leakages and other irregularities in the distribution network. The high accuracy of the meter ensures precise billing of the consumption, and AMR solutions helps to monitor data as and when required, thereby reducing water waste. You simply drive around your supply area with an Android smartphone or tablet and a small converter unit. The solution is packaged according to their needs with a meter reading software which is an accompanying Meter Data Management program that keeps track of and stores your meter data for further use”, says Danish Fareed, General Manager, UAE.

The meters were installed in June and automatic meter reading has started, representatives from SEWA have been on inspection at the Danish headquarters in Stilling to discuss future needs and expansion plans based on the performance of the solution.

Kamstrup is a world-leading supplier of energy and water metering solutions. Its solutions support utilities and are also applied in properties with individual metering. Its solutions include consumption meters, smart metering systems, hosting and services, analytics and smart grid applications.

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