Hunter Water is deploying a cloud-based technology to increase water efficiency and reduce water loss.
The water utility has selected TaKaDu’s Integrated Event Management solution as part of its concerted efforts to achieve total water efficiency.
Serving around 600,000 people, Hunter Water will deploy TaKaDu’s technology with predictive analytics to give them greater visibility of its water network, tackle data sources and reduce water loss.
Hunter Water Chief Information Officer, Richard Harris, said, “We are committed to saving water as part of our efforts to provide our customers with affordable products and services.
“To achieve this aim we actively invest in new innovations and by using TaKaDu’s technology, we can extract the most value from all our data sources and address all types of issues like leaks, bursts and faults in almost real time – fixing any problems quickly and preventing service interruptions.”
TaKadu’s cloud-based service enables utilities to detect, analyse and manage network events and incidents such as leaks, bursts, faulty assets, telemetry and data issues, operational failures, and more.
The company will be added to TaKaDu has a global customer base spanning water utilities across Victoria, Queensland and New South Wales.
“With the current water situation in Cape Town, it’s evident that water is a more critical natural resource than ever, and it’s encouraging to see Australian utilities taking important strides towards water efficiency using digital solutions like ours to drive operational change and empower their workforce,” TaKaDu’s Founder and CEO, Amir Peleg, said.
TaKaDu is the central layer for all events detected by its analytics and other alerting systems (acoustic, customer calls, satellite).
The TaKaDu system also integrates with other IT systems, such as work order, CRM and asset management, and interacts with other smart city components for higher efficiency as part of the Smart City global trend.