Jun 22, 2009

Elster Introduces the SmartMeter to North American Market

SmartMeter will provide water metering solutions for the residential market

Elster recently announced the introduction of its SmartMeter AMR-enabled products to the North American market. Elster recently acquired the SmartMeter product portfolio from Severn Trent Services, a member of the Severn Trent Plc group of companies. With the acquisition of the SmartMeter, Elster AMCO Water continues to expand its portfolio of products developed for the North American water utility business.

The SmartMeter features a fluidic oscillator solid-state design, containing no moving parts to deliver higher accuracy throughout the flow range, greater reliability and advanced intelligent metering features such as tariffs and event monitoring to residential metering applications.

Executive Vice President of Global Water Jerry Lauzze said, “The SmartMeter technology is a perfect fit with our advanced metering solutions and systems. As with all our products, the SmartMeter demonstrates our commitment in offering highly innovative, value-added products to meet the needs of the water industry now as well as in the future.”