Itron wins technology contract from City of Waco

Itron for smart water meter

Itron has won a technology contract from the City of Waco, Texas to install Itron’s OpenWay Riva IoT solution.

Financial details were not disclosed.

City of Waco will deply Itron’s OpenWay Riva IoT solution that includes smart water communication modules and leak sensors in order to reduce water loss and improve water delivery for its nearly 45,000 customers.

The utility will also use Itron Analytics, a software-as-a-service offering that collects and analyzes data within the distribution network to improve operational awareness.

The City of Waco will deploy 45,000 communication modules and 12,000 leak sensors as part of the strategy to upgrade its water metering infrastructure and improve operational efficiency.

Itron Analytics will assist the US-based utility to protect revenue, prevent theft and improve leak detection. The solution will also enhance customer service with more accurate bills and tools to proactively investigate and resolve billing complaints.

“With our OpenWay Riva IoT solution, leak detection and analytics, the City of Waco will be equipped to obtain hourly information about their water distribution system to conserve water and better serve its customers,” said Sharelynn Moore, senior vice president of networked solutions at Itron.