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water meter

[′wȯd·ər ‚mēd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument for measuring the amount of water passing a specified point in a piping system.

water meter

A mechanical device used to measure the volume of water passing through a pipe or outlet.
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As of 2012, demand volume for smart water meters was about 8.
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Anglian Water is impressed with the innovative V210 polymer volumetric water meter and we look forward to our continued relationship with Elster which has been developed over many years of outstanding customer service," said Paul Glass, project manager for Anglian Water.
LUTON, England, February 3, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- --More than one million Elster Smart Water Meters without moving parts installed worldwide--
Smart water meters are a key component of smart water networks, but other monitoring and control technologies are becoming increasingly important for leak detection, pressure management, and water quality monitoring.
The V210 polymer meter can be equipped with a state-of-the-art wireless AMR technology and is the first water meter to achieve compliance with the UK Water Industry Specification 4-32-19 making it suitable for all installations, including land which may be contaminated or at risk of future contamination.
In this new edition of the Water Meter Report we have expanded the coverage of the marketing profiles to review 51 countries in detail, an expansion from 22 countries in previous reports.
The V210 polymer meter can be equipped with the latest wireless AMR technology and is the first water meter to achieve compliance with the UK Water Industry Specification 4-32-19 making it suitable for all installations, including land which may be contaminated or at risk of future contamination.
By the end of that period, the cleantech market intelligence firm forecasts that smart water meters will account for 31% of all new water meter shipments.
In such a case, installing a water meter may cause a significant increase in your water bills, since all usage and waste will now be accounted for.
However, there are factors such as high cost, return on investment, availability of infrastructure and low awareness about water shortage problems among consumers that are inhibiting the growth of the Smart Water Meter market.