White papers

These white papers will provide you with an understanding of the technology and solutions available, helping you make an informed decision when considering the right fit for your water or energy metering network.

Insight series into Australia utility sector reforms

THE LONG ROAD TO AMIMANAGING WHAT YOU MEASUREUNLEASHING INNOVATION
Read this whitepaper to find out:

  • Locking down the AMI cost-benefit equation.
  • Absence of perceptible benefits to end consumers.
  • Challenges for utilities.
  • A smart approach to meter data collection

Read this whitepaper to find out:

  • Where there is an alternative to constant investment in water infrastructure
  • What smart strategies exist to reduce capital investment requirements
  • How partnering with experts lowers your technical and business risk when implementing metering

Read this whitepaper to find out:

  • How the sector can learn from New Zealand and the experiences and teething issues utilities went through
  • Why it’s better to innovate around improving the customer experience
  • The risks of getting stuck in a particular technology pathway

Industry insights into USA water management

WINNING AGAINST THE DROUGHTA FORTUNE IN EVERY DROP
Read this whitepaper to find out:

  • Why information is a key weapon in a local authority battle to preserve water supply
  • How authorities can manage what they measure
  • Why awareness affects water use behaviour

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Read this whitepaper to find out:

  • How reduced water availability affects economic opportunities for farmers and ranchers
  • How stakeholders can learn from New Zealand’s experience
  • How farmers and ranchers can take the lead to better manage water

Achieving change in New Zealand water management

GIVE THEM MORE DETAILNOT IN MY BACKYARD
Read this whitepaper to find out:

  • Why visibility is an issue with water management in New Zealand
  • What ‘informative billing’ is and how it impacts consumer behaviour
  • What water authorities can learn from the electricity sector and how to apply these insights

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Read this whitepaper to find out:

  • If there is a double standard with water management in New Zealand
  • How much water cities could be saving
  • How water authorities could approach the issue differently

Understanding New Zealand’s water management challenge

MONEY'S WORTHARE YOU GETTING THE WHOLE PICTURE?MORE WATER PER DROP
Read this whitepaper to find out:

  • Where there is an alternative to constant investment in water infrastructure
  • What smart strategies exist to reduce capital investment requirements
  • Whether conservation is a realistic capital deferment strategy

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Read this whitepaper to find out:

  • What barriers exist to improving water management policy in New Zealand
  • Whether metering data has a role to play in better policy development
  • How authorities can collect and process data to aid decision-making

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Read this whitepaper to find out:

  • What ‘big data’ and why’s it relevant for local water authorities
  • How to build a foundation for extracting big data
  • How to use insight from big data collection and analysis to improve operations

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Technology’s role in preserving New Zealand’s liquid gold

WATER, WATER (NOT) EVERYWHEREBEFORE THE WELL RUNS DRYMAKING IT COUNTHONEST WATER
Read this whitepaper to find out:

  • Why information is a key weapon in a local authority battle to preserve water supply
  • How authorities can manage what they measure
  • Why awareness affects water use behaviour

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Read this whitepaper to find out:

  • The value proposition for applying smart technology to water metering
  • What technologies are available
  • What issues to consider when evaluating technology products and the vendors that supply them

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Read this whitepaper to find out:

  • Why measurement makes sense
  • Why you need to consider social and political issues along with the technical ones
  • How partnering with experts lowers your technical and business risk when implementing metering

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Read this whitepaper to find out:

  • Why people resist water metering
  • How to build a case for change
  • Why honesty is the best policy for a new water metering strategy

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    - Raveen Jaduram, CEO, Manukau Water