Leading Brazilian Utility SABESP Selects More Water Meters From Elster

    Leading Brazilian Utility SABESP Selects More Water Meters From Elster

  PR Newswire

  LUTON, England and SAO PAULO, Oct. 26, 2012

- SABESP to deploy 193,000 additional water meters for improved accuracy and
revenue generation -

LUTON, England and SAO PAULO, Oct. 26, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Elster announced
today that leading Brazilian utility, Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo
(SABESP) has selected Elster to supply more than 193,000 single-jet water
meters in Brazil over the next six months.

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This follows SABESP's selection of Elster in May 2011 to supply 80,000 water
meters to support their metering programmes to improve water management and

"With the growing importance of water conservation in Latin America, Elster's
water metering solutions can support utilities such as SABESP to accurately
bill customers for water usage and to identify leaks within the distribution
system," commented Jerry Lauzze, executive vice president of Elster's global
water business.

SABESP, the largest water utility in Latin America, has more than six million
water meters installed. The new S120 single-jet water meters will provide
accurate measurement of water consumption across its residential customer

About Elster

Elster is one of the world's largest electricity, gas and water measurement
and control providers. Its offerings include distribution monitoring and
control, advanced smart metering, demand response, networking and software
solutions, and numerous related communications and services – key components
for enabling consumer choice, operational efficiency and conservation. Its
products and solutions are widely used by utilities in the traditional and
emerging Smart Grid markets.

Elster has one of the most extensive installed revenue measurement bases in
the world, with more than 200 million metering devices deployed over the
course of the last 10 years. It sells its products and services in more than
130 countries across electricity, gas, water and multi-utility applications
for residential, commercial and industrial, and transmission and distribution

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Website: http://www.elster.com
Contact: Media: Perry Shead, Marketing Communications, Elster,
+44-1582-846400, perry.shead@gb.elster.com
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