Arad Group Wins $18 Million Deal to Provide India's Delhi Jal Board with Advanced Remote Metering Solutions

   Arad Group Wins $18 Million Deal to Provide India's Delhi Jal Board with
                      Advanced Remote Metering Solutions

  PR Newswire

  DALIA, Israel, April 23, 2013

DALIA, Israel, April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Arad has won two tenders for smart water measuring solutions aimed at
improving accurate metering and lowering water loss in New Delhi.

Arad Group , a world leader in the field of water measurement solutions and
services, has won two tenders worth $18 million to supply remote water
metering systems to Indian utility Delhi Jal Board (DJB).

Arad won the tenders through its subsidiary Arad Technologies, together with
local partner SPML Infra ltd.

DJB, which is responsible for water management in New Delhi, chose Arad
solutions after a long process, which included a pilot project and a series of
field tests.

"Winning the two DJB deals is another step towards turning Arad into a leading
player in the fast-growing Indian market," said Gabi Yankovitz, CEO of Arad
Group. "By using our advanced AMR solutions, DJB will receive real-time alerts
on water leakages and will benefit from automated water reading of
inaccessible water meters with no intrusion or interference with end
customers, allowing it to serve the public with fair, efficient and effective
billing."

The first tender is for the supply of advanced meter reading (AMR) Drive By
automated systems . The $16.5 million project includes the supply of 180,000
durable Multi Jet water meters, especially designed by Arad to assure
long-term operation in the unique water supply conditions of the Indian
market.

The second tender includes the supply of 2,800 bulk water meters equipped with
Dialog Cellular , an AMR system providing a perfect solution for remote data
collection from remote locations.

Dialog Cellular is the most advanced solution in the market, and can be
connected to digital, analog and Dialog 3G water meters. With a built-in GPRS
Modem, the Dialog 3G Cellular uses available cellular networks for
transmitting metering data to control centers.

About Arad Group

Arad Group is a world leader in the field of water measurement solutions. The
company specializes in designing, developing and manufacturing high-quality
meters, AMR & AMI systems and advanced MDM systems and technologies.

Arad's solutions are aimed at reducing water waste, improving overall water
metering management capabilities and cost saving.

Arad Group will present its advanced smart metering solutions and services at
the Wasser Berlin International show on April 23-26, Hall 6.2, Stand 201.

For more information visit at http://www.arad.co.il .

Contact Rami Ziv VP Intl. Sales & Marketing Email: ramiz@arad.co.il Mobile:
+972-52-8998876
 
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