Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC) Selects TaKaDu to Implement Smart Water Network Management Pilot Project

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Water loss reduction and network efficiency have become top priorities for Taiwan’s state-owned utility since last year’s drought.

TaKaDu, a global leader in Integrated Event Management solutions for the water industry, announced today that the national water company of Taiwan, Taiwan Water Corporation (TWC), has chosen TaKaDu’s Event Management solution to help them improve their water network management and save water resources. TWC goal is to pilot the TaKaDu software in selected regions, total length of 3000km pipeline, and then explore extending it gradually across Taiwan. The deal is with cooperation with eHow, TaKaDu's local partner in Taiwan and under the collaboration framework between Israel and Taiwan.

Water efficiency is a number one priority in Taiwan because of the challenging environment and climate. Despite Taiwan’s high annual rainfall, only about 20% of the rain can be used as a water resource due to its mountainous terrain, population strips and other factors.

Tin-Lai Lee, Director of Water Loss Management Department, TWC, said, “For the last few years, we’ve been committed to find the most innovative technology for efficient management of losses, energy and demand in water distribution systems. TaKaDu’s event management solution enables us to manage every type of event happening in our network so that we can respond quickly to problem areas and bring them under control efficiently and optimize our operational resources”.

Based on big data analytics, TaKaDu's IoT cloud-based solution enables water utilities to manage the full life-cycle of all their network events (‘incidents’), such as faulty assets, leaks, bursts, water pressure issues, water quality, operational faults and more.

“We’re honored that one of the most innovative and technology-oriented countries in the world has chosen TaKaDu’s solution. The deal with TWC is an important milestone for us, representing our first customer in the Asia, and we are confident that it will make a real difference to TWC’s operational efficiency and lead to a long-term win-win relationship,” said Amir Peleg, Founder & CEO, TaKaDu.

TaKaDu’s patented solution is used by leading water utilities worldwide, including Australia, South America and Europe.

About TWC
The Taiwan Water Corporation (http://www.water.gov.tw/eng/) is a state-owned water company providing 8.6 million cubic meters of high-quality potable water per day to over 17.8 million users by 59,972 km pipeline in Taiwan island-wide excluded Taipei Metropolis, Kinmen and Lienchiang County of Republic of China. The company is headquartered in Taichung City. TWC’s mission is to meet the water demand of quantity and quality for sustainable development.

About TaKaDu
TaKaDu (http://www.takadu.com) optimizes operational efficiency and improves water management across-the-board. A proven IoT solution for the water industry, TaKaDu offers the most comprehensive integrated event management platform, based on big data analytics and sophisticated algorithms. TaKaDu provides multiple benefits, including reduced leakages and supply interruptions, automatic early warning of anomalies, improved data integrity, and KPI measurements. Ensuring a faster response time, TaKaDu also helps to improve customer service. A cloud-based SaaS platform, TaKaDu brings together huge amounts of information in an easy-to-use, flexible and scalable solution. 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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