Las Vegas Valley Water District Selects Itron’s Automated Metering Solution for Operational Efficiency

  Las Vegas Valley Water District Selects Itron’s Automated Metering Solution
  for Operational Efficiency

Business Wire

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. -- February 26, 2013

Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ:ITRI) announced today that Las Vegas Valley Water District
(LVVWD), a not-for-profit agency that provides water to more than 1 million
residents and 35 million annual visitors in Southern Nevada, has selected
Itron’s automated metering solution to improve operational efficiency and
streamline meter reading.

The contract includes nearly 400,000 Itron water communication modules for
residential and commercial customers as well as Itron’s mobile collection
system, field collection system software and overall project management. The
technology will be installed over the next five years.

The automated metering solution will enable LVVWD to remotely collect meter
data, improving efficiency and accuracy of meter reads. It will also give the
utility access to detailed usage data for faster bill resolution, enhanced
conservation programs and improved customer service.

“Helping utilities make the most of their metering systems and their meter
data is our top priority,” said Paula Billingham, vice president of sales,
marketing and delivery for Water North America at Itron. “Itron’s automated
metering solution for water will give LVVWD the tools it needs to streamline
operations and maximize its resources today and into the future.”

About Itron

Itron is a global technology company. We build solutions that help utilities
measure, manage and analyze energy and water. Our broad product portfolio
includes electricity, gas, water and thermal energy measurement and control
technology; communications systems; software; and professional services. With
thousands of employees supporting nearly 8,000 utilities in more than 100
countries, Itron empowers utilities to responsibly and efficiently manage
energy and water resources. Join us in creating a more resourceful world;
start here: www.itron.com.

Contact:

Itron, Inc.
Sharelynn Moore, 509-891-3524
Vice President, Corporate Communications
sharelynn.moore@itron.com
 
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