Iota was proud to sponsor the Technology stream at the 2020 VicWater Conference. Iota CEO Daniel Sullivan presented with South East Water’s Acting General Manager of Customer Service Delivery, Andrew Forster-Knight where they shared a discussion around the journey from problem to solution in the water industry and South East Water’s approach to Digital Meter innovation. You can watch the full presentation below, or see further down for some of the common questions about South East Water’s Digital Journey.
What were the key technology decisions for South East Water?
Using own network vs. an existing Telco network
Where did the idea to use sensors within the meters come from?
What is the benefit of using different types of sensors?
How are you addressing the issue of obsolescence?
The use case for using vibration sensors explained.
Explaining analytics and locating leaks
How quickly can leaks be located?
How does the vibration sensor perform on different types of pipes?
Battery and asset life explained
How is South East Water reacting to this new technology?
Involvement from our industry partners
Where to next?