The article below by Dan Rafter, published April 2 2018, highlights how the IoT (Internet of Things) is allowing water utilities to get smart and provide a better service to customers, as well as, manage the operations of the water utility.
Inside the Internet of Things
Making water utilities smarter
When you think of the Internet of Things movement, or IoT for short, you might think of a refrigerator that tells its users when a bottle of milk is getting old. Or maybe you picture an alarm clock that not only wakes you up at 5:30 a.m. but also tells your coffee maker to start brewing your favorite cup of joe.
The IoT movement has great potential to change our lives. Simply put, IoT refers to devices at work or at home that are all connected to the Internet and that all then talk to each other and share data.
The home version of the IoT movement sounds like fun. A sensor in your car can tell the lights in your home’s living room to switch on minutes before you pull into your driveway.
But what about in the workplace? And what about for water utilities? Does the IoT movement have a place in water delivery?
You can click on the following link to read the rest of the article.