Smart-Water Tech May Save Countries $12.3 Billion: Study

Implementing smart-water efficiencies in emerging markets such as India may save as much as $12.3 billion annually in losses from leaks and theft and help curb scarcity issues, according to a study.

Brazil and Saudi Arabia were also among 72 countries that cumulatively can achieve the savings if able to use smart meters, networks, irrigation and software analytics that optimize water use, the Washington-based infrastructure researcher Northeast Group LLC said today in a statement.

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