Mei Carmel Selects TaKaDu for Enhancing its Network Efficiency

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TaKaDu’s IoT solution will be deployed in Mei Carmel to provide greater network visibility and early detection of events

Mei Carmel, Haifa’s water utility company, has selected TaKaDu’s Integrated Event Management software solution for improving its network efficiency and management. Mei Carmel will be leveraging TaKaDu’s IoT cloud-based solution to offer greater visibility and insights into network events, such as leaks, bursts, changes in water pressure or faulty assets.

Stav Avraham, COO of Mei Carmel, said, “Although we’re proud of our low water loss levels, we understand the value of harnessing data to gain further insights into events taking place in the network. TaKaDu will enable us to monitor our network automatically and provide early detection of ‘incidents’ without being dependent on manual feedback from the field. That means smarter decision-making and a faster response time to potential incidents, maintaining customers’ satisfaction with our service.”

Based on big data analytics and sophisticated algorithms TaKaDu’s Integrated Event Management Platform offers in-depth visibility and quick insights into multiple types of events. TaKaDu provides many benefits, including reduced leakages and supply interruptions, improved data integrity, and KPI measurements. A cloud-based SaaS platform, TaKaDu brings together vast amounts of information in an easy-to-use, flexible and scalable solution.

Amir Peleg, Founder & CEO of TaKaDu, said, “Mei Carmel is one of the most technologically advanced utilities in Israel and we’re delighted that we can leverage our experience in utilities around the world to help companies closer to home improve their network performance. We actually see ourselves as ‘high-tech plumbers’, helping to save critical natural resources. This is particularly relevant in Israel where water is such an important commodity.”

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About Mei Carmel

Mei Carmel is the water and sewage utility of the city of Haifa, serving about 400,000 people in the metropolitan area. Mei Carmel has one of the most complicated water grids involving over 100 different pressure zones. The water grid consists of 600 km of pipes, 40 reservoirs and 14 pumping stations. Mei Carmel has reduced its water loss level from 20% upon starting the water loss program to 9% at the end of 2015 - its target in this field is 5% water loss level within the next two years. Mei Carmel considers itself as an early adopter of new technologies and is implementing many new techniques in the water and sewage business.

About TaKaDu

TaKaDu (http://www.takadu.com) is a leading software provider of Integrated Event Management solutions for the water sector, empowering utilities to manage their networks efficiently. TaKaDu’s patented technology uses raw data from multiple sources, analyzing it to detect and manage the full life-cycle of network events (e.g. leaks, bursts, faulty assets, etc.). Based on big data analytics and sophisticated algorithms, the solution helps water utilities to detect problems early, reduce water loss, shorten repair cycles, improve customer service, and more. TaKaDu’s IoT cloud-based solution is 24/7 operational in leading water utilities worldwide (nine countries). Its innovative approach has earned notable commendations, including the World Economic Forum Tech-Pioneer Award and a Harvard Business School case-study.

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Press Contacts:

Stav Avraham
Mei Carmel
stava(at)mei-carmel.co.il
972-4-868-5801

Natalie Chouraqui
TaKaDu
natalie.chouraqui(at)takadu.com
+972-54-4750-889

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