ENP Newswire -
Release date- 10102013 - ACCIONA Agua, the water services division of
As the water concessionaire for
ACCIONA Agua will use a single software platform that integrates several technologies, including remote meter readers, Geographic Information Systems, remote control information, a large number of water quality monitoring sensors and the mathematical model for predicting the behavior of the supply system. These, in turn, will enable ACCIONA Agua to develop an advanced business management strategy for the
The applied technologies will allow ACCIONA Agua to detect faults, jams or leaks as they happen, reducing the time required to locate and repair them. Until now, leaks could only be detected using conventional listening scans.
The project will introduce remote meter-reading and will be able to detect unusual consumption patterns, enabling
These innovations are expected to generate significant environmental benefits. The early detection of leakages, in particular, will significantly reduce the volume of 'lost' or wasted drinking water.
The project will also allow ACCIONA Agua to measure the efficiency and cost savings obtained through the application of smart technologies. Real time data is expected to optimize investment plans according to real needs, as well as hone the management of water services.
The project is led by three water utilities: ACCIONA Agua of Spain,
During the four years of the life of the project, ACCIONA Agua's Services, R&D and Innovation departments will analyze and quantify the data in order to apply the experience in other cities.
ACCIONA Agua has been responsible for managing
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