SUTTON AND EAST SURREY WATER AWARDS SMART METERING CONTRACT TO ELSTER
Elster (NYSE: ELT) announced today that Sutton and East Surrey Water has selected Elster to supply up to 36,000 volumetric water meters in the UK over the next three years. Half of these meters will be enabled with wireless automated meter reading (AMR) systems.
The V210 volumetric polymer meter offers long life and high accuracy over a wide operating range with very low environmental impact. The product is designed to form an integral part of Elster’s advanced metering system and has been approved to the latest European Directive (2004/22/EC) and associated European and International standards.
The V210 polymer meter can be equipped with a state-of-the-art wireless AMR technology and is the first water meter to achieve compliance with the UK Water Industry Specification 4-32-19 making it suitable for all installations, including land which may be contaminated or at risk of future contamination.
Elster recently received a Product Innovation Award for the V210 volumetric polymer water meter as part of the European Utility Awards. This prestigious award announced during the 2010 Metering Europe conference confirms Elster’s leadership in polymer meter technology.
“Sutton and East Surrey are impressed with the award-winning V210 polymer volumetric water meter and look forward to the imminent installation of these meters from Elster as part of our extended metering programme,” said Jeremy Downer, distribution manager for Sutton and East Surrey Water.
“We are delighted to have received the tender award from Sutton and East Surrey Water. The innovative V210 polymer water meter with a wireless AMR system has been specifically developed to support UK utilities with their water management programmes,” commented Jerry Lauzze, executive vice president of Elster’s global water business.
Elster (NYSE: ELT) is one of the world’s largest electricity, gas and water measurement and control providers. Our offerings include distribution monitoring and control, advanced smart metering, demand response, networking and software solutions, and numerous related communications and services – key components for enabling consumer choice, operational efficiency and conservation. Our products and solutions are widely used by utilities in the traditional and emerging Smart Grid markets.
Elster has one of the most extensive installed revenue measurement bases in the world, with more than 200 million metering devices deployed over the course of the last 10 years. It sells its products and services in more than 130 countries across electricity, gas, water and multi-utility applications for residential, commercial and industrial, and transmission and distribution applications.
For more information about Elster, please visit www.elster.com.
About Elster Metering Limited
Elster Metering Limited is a world leader in providing innovative water metering solutions, including low flow and leakage detection applications. Elster Metering Limited manufactures water meters for utility, commercial and domestic use at its factories worldwide and offers a complete water metering portfolio including solutions for revenue metering, cost allocation, network monitoring, distribution and industrial applications.
For more information about Elster Metering, please visit www.elstermetering.com.
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