Denmark-based Kamstrup offers meters and meter-related software to water and energy utilities. Alongside remote-read meters and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) equipment, Kamstrup’s digital water software includes READy, a remote-read meter data collection system for tracking consumption levels, and Water Intelligence, a software platform with modules for leak detection, event management, and district performance monitoring. Kamstrup… Continue reading Kamstrup


Sensus is a leading smart metering and data analytics provider in the U.S. and global water industry. Now a Xylem brand, Sensus traces its history back to 1870 in Raleigh, North Carolina. S.-based Xylem, a leading global provider of water solutions and specialty services, entered the digital water sector with its 2016 acquisition of Sensus. At… Continue reading Sensus


Itron, based in Liberty Lake, Washington, is a smart metering and utility network solutions provider with an installed base of roughly 20 million water meters to date. Itron offers a range of products and services for the water, gas, electric, and smart cities markets, including meters and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) hardware, software and data analytics,… Continue reading Itron


Elster American Meter (as it was formerly known) was founded in New York in 1836, while its European branch was founded in 1848 in Germany. The Elster Group was formalized in 2005 and became a publicly traded company on the New York Stock exchange five years later. Elster Group employs more than 7,500 staff and… Continue reading Elster


Aclara is a mature player in the metering and data communication business with over 45 years in the market. The firm offers sensors, controls, operational data management systems, and communication networks for water, gas, and electric utilities worldwide. Having been through several acquisitions since 2005, Aclara is currently owned by construction and utilities equipment manufacturer Hubbell… Continue reading Aclara

Mueller Water Products

Mueller Water Products is a diversified water pure-play structured in two divisions. Mueller’s Infrastructure business offers valves, hydrants, and couplings for water and gas pipeline infrastructure, while its Technologies division provides metering and monitoring systems, communications and analytics tools, and the Echologics suite of leak detection and condition assessment solutions. Mueller has built a diversified portfolio… Continue reading Mueller Water Products


German engineering conglomerate Siemens offers plant and network management hardware and software for water clients, as well as meter implementation services. Siemens has made a push to build out the industrial automation and digitalization capabilities of its portfolio, selling off its industrial water, oil & gas, and telecom businesses in recent years, and spending US$10.0 billion… Continue reading Siemens

Schneider Electric/AVEVA

France-based Schneider Electric offers a broad suite of electrical control hardware and industrial automation solutions, targeting the oil & gas, chemical, food & beverage, shipbuilding, utilities, construction, and mining industries. Schneider’s industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) architecture and platform is called EcoStruxure, which includes network management applications for buildings, plants, energy grids, data centers, and power… Continue reading Schneider Electric/AVEVA

Rockwell Automation

Rockwell Automation’s industrial automation solutions include Allen-Bradley monitoring & control equipment and its FactoryTalk software platform, which are dominant players in the U.S. water/wastewater supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) market. Within the water industry, Rockwell offerings include variable frequency drives (VFDs), programmable logic controllers (PLCs), motor controllers, the PlantPAx distributed control system (DCS), and FactoryTalk… Continue reading Rockwell Automation


Ovarro, a subsidiary of Laurel Solutions, offers hardware, software, and consultancy services for water & waste management, oil & gas, transportation, communications, and the energy sector. Ovarro was formerly known as Servelec Technologies. The company is a global provider of SCADA & telemetry systems, business optimization software, and leak detection solutions. In August 2019, Servelec Technologies acquired… Continue reading Ovarro