Aegea through GSS Forms Strategic Partnership with TaKaDu

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Aegea pioneers the adoption of TaKaDu's smart water network technology in Brazil

Being known for its high efficiency and low water loss, it is no surprise that Águas Guariroba is the first Brazilian concession to adopt TaKaDu.

Aegea Saneamento e Participações S.A. ("Company"), the sanitation holding company of the Equipav Group, which manages sanitation assets through five business units, hereby announces the beginning of a strategic partnership with TaKaDu aiming to account with its deep technologic expertise and analytics to monitor water networks. The Campo Grande-based concession Águas Guariroba will serve as a pilot-project for deploying the TaKaDu technology, that is meant to be applied to all Aegea´s concessionaires.

The project will be managed by GSS (Gestão de Sistemas de Saneamento), an Aegea´s arm created aiming to strengthening and broadening its works and presence in the entire sanitation chain of value, providing services to public and private entities by accounting with its knowledge and expertise, which scopes Contracts of Performance (Loss Reduction), Commercial and Distribution Management.

The TaKaDu solution in an innovative software-as-a-service for Water Network Management. The cloud-based solution converts existing network data into real-time insights, views, reports and alerts about network inefficiencies using sophisticated statistical algorithms to allow early detection, better operation and efficient management.

“We are excited about this partnership with Aegea, which is our first customer in Brazil and look forward to strengthen our position in the Brazilian water industry – definitely a fast mover in infrastructure development” said Amir Peleg, TaKaDu’s Founder and CEO. “Being known for its high efficiency and low water loss, it is no surprise that Águas Guariroba is the first Brazilian concession to adopt TaKaDu. I am sure TaKaDu will help the company preserve its network efficiency and improve performance even further”.

About TaKaDu

TaKaDu is a global leader in Water Network Management, allowing water utilities to improve network efficiency and make smart short and long-term planning decisions. Using advanced statistical and mathematical algorithms, TaKaDu harnesses the power of multiple data sources generated by utilities, translating their raw data into actionable insights. The TaKaDu solution transforms the way water networks are operated and managed, from the analysts monitoring the network for leakage, flow and pressure issues to the management teams identifying challenges, maximizing resources, and making OPEX and CAPEX decisions. The solution is cloud-based, rapidly implemented and requires no physical changes to the network.

The TaKaDu solution has been widely adopted by water utilities in Europe, Australia, Latin America and the Middle East. The company’s leadership position and innovative approach have been recognised with numerous industry awards, including the prestigious World Economic Forum Technology Pioneer Award and the 2013 Sustainia Award. TaKaDu is a founding member of SWAN, the Smart Water Networks Forum.

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