We see great enthusiasm for water network monitoring in Australia, where water security is a pressing issue that is constantly driving utilities and consultancies to adopt the smart water technologies of the future.
Yehud, Israel / Sydney, Australia (PRWEB) February 25, 2013
TaKaDu, a global leader in Water Network Monitoring, announced today that is has formed a partnership with Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM), a leading global projects firm headquartered in Australia. Both companies partnered to serve the Australian and New Zealand markets by offering TaKaDu’s Water Network Monitoring solution.
TaKaDu’s Water Network Monitoring solution helps water utilities worldwide take control of their networks by giving them real-time knowledge and alerts about inefficiencies and water loss in addition to other problems in their water distribution assets. The TaKaDu solution uses existing meter and sensor readings and advanced algorithms to detect, accurately identify and report network events, such as leaks, bursts and other anomalies. TaKaDu’s product is delivered using the Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) delivery model enabling quick set-up and ease of use, requiring no changes to existing equipment or any upfront investment.
SKM is a leading projects firm with global capability in strategic consulting, engineering and project delivery. It operates across Asia Pacific, the Americas, Europe, the Middle East and Africa, deploying some 7,500 people from more than 40 offices. SKM’s expertise in the water and environmental sector is considered at the forefront. SKM delivers innovative engineering solutions with a reputation for practical robust outcomes and plays a strong role in the adoption of innovative technologies, such as Water Network Monitoring.
“We see great enthusiasm for water network monitoring in Australia, where water security is a pressing issue that is constantly driving utilities and consultancies to adopt the smart water technologies of the future,” said Steve Linforth, SKM’s Group Manager Clients for Water Utilities. “We look forward to working with the team from TaKaDu and a very successful future together.”
“Partnerships are a cornerstone of our go to market since water utilities exist everywhere and need to benefit from water network monitoring to ensure their water security,” said Amir Peleg, TaKaDu’s founder and CEO. “SKM is a great partner for Australia and New Zealand demonstrating deep expertise in how water networks should be managed. This news comes on the heels of TaKaDu announcing its first regional office for Australia and New Zealand, as these are certainly markets where utilities have the foresight to be early adopters of water network monitoring.”
This partnership between TaKaDu and SKM enables clients to implement water saving initiatives and other operating efficiencies. It combines the unique monitoring and diagnostic capabilities offered by the TaKaDu system with SKM’s intimate knowledge of the Australian and New Zealand water network systems, and the ability to provide the necessary local resources and expertise. SKM’s client base also includes industrial and mining customers with extensive and operationally critical water networks, where the application of TaKaDu’s unique solution can deliver further value.
TaKaDu is the global leader in Water Network Monitoring, providing a comprehensive platform for water utilities looking to reduce costs and increase efficiency. TaKaDu’s web-based solution gives the utility real-time control over network events, using state-of-the-art statistical and mathematical algorithms. TaKaDu’s patented technology is easy to deploy, requiring no network changes, no additional devices and no capital expenditure. TaKaDu saves time, money, water and energy in water utilities across the globe. It serves utilities through a global network of partners and resellers. TaKaDu is a founding member of the Smart Water Networks (SWAN) Forum, and the winner of many industry awards, including the prestigious Technology Pioneer award from the World Economic Forum.
About Sinclair Knight Merz (SKM)
Sinclair Knight Merz is a leading projects firm, with global capability in strategic consulting, engineering and project delivery. It operates in three regions: Asia Pacific, the Americas and EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa), deploying some 7,500 people from more than 40 offices.