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

Why information is local government’s key weapon in
water management.


Download the white paper Water, water (not) everywhere to learn about:

  • 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



Download the white paper

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Extracts from the white paper

Even those users who are already conscious about water conservation can discover hidden leaks in their piping infrastructure with smart water meters – leaks that would otherwise go undetected, resulting in thousands of litres of potable water being wasted.
...presenting aggregated community water usage data on common forums such as council websites, where users can login to view their own water usage and compare it to recommended/national averages, can substantially alter perceptions and pre-empt apprehensions about metering.