This article, published by Dan Rafter on July 18, 2017, describes the water-monitoring software used by the Maynilad Water Services, a private water provider in the Philippines.
Water-monitoring software and cloud-based storage help boost utilities’ bottom lines.
Maynilad Water Services is the largest private water provider in the Philippines, serving a population of 9 million people in the western portion of Manila. The system faced a challenge, though: It needed to make better, and faster decisions on which pipes needed immediate maintenance, which leaks needed to be repaired first, and which meters needed to be replaced.
Maynilad had plenty of data it could turn to in order to help make these decisions. But unfortunately, this data was spread throughout the utility. Water utility workers in the billing department had key data. So did those working in the distribution department. But these numbers were rarely shared. Maynilad needed all its data stored in one, easy-to-access location.
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