Could a botnet of loggers

Could a botnet of loggers bring down a water utility?

The smart devices that make up the Internet of Things are proving very popular with malicious hackers. This is often because security wasn’t a key consideration for their manufacturers.

Read more
gravel.jpg

Save water: swap grass for gravel

Turf Terminators of California, USA allows residents to utilise water conservation rebates for turf removal.  Rebates of $3.75 per square foot are available to Los Angeles residents for turf removal, the theory being that grass needs to be watered and without it water usage decreases markedly. 

Read more
blog-image-thumbnail-East-London.png

East London water supply not cut

But large parts of Buffalo City Metro, in the South East corner of South Africa, from Mdantsane to Bhisho, Dimbaza and King William’s Town have been without water.  East London is fed by a different supply dam, Bridle Drift for which Amatola Water isn’t responsible.  Potable water supply has been affected after union members abandoned their posts at 11 treatment plants last Friday according to DispatchLIVE. The South African Municipal Workers’ Union (Samwu) is demanding the sacking of the board chairwoman Nokulunga Mnqeta over allegations of causing chaos, stoking factionalism, and corruption.

Read more
SAAS_Software_Service.jpg

“SaaS” has given itself a bad name

 

The trouble with the name SaaS is that it’s an acronym. The acronym obscures the fact that SaaS is a service. People too often assume it’s just software.  And that’s causing confusion.

Read more
News ofwat-1

Will competition in water retail in the UK achieve its objectives?

Ofwat, the UK’s water regulator, has announced plans for greater competition in the UK water market. They hope that it will be a driver of improved customer service, noting, for example, that “only two of the water companies in England let their customers manage their bills using an app".

Read more
Bali.jpg

Will tourists drink Bali dry?

Thomas Wright, PhD Candidate in Anthropology at The University of Queensland has written an article picked up by The Sunday Morning Herald highlighting a potential crisis for Bali.

Read more
10017977426_cb088ff334_o.jpg

Storm clouds gather over Perlis, Johor

The New Straits Times reports that communities in Johor and Perlis in Malaysia are reeling from a water shortage following a prolonged drought that has affected their livelihoods and the way they live.

Read more
i2O Blog - WIPAC

Smart water networks set to become pervasive

Our CEO, Joel Hagan, recently wrote an article in July's edition of WIPAC Monthly.

Read more
decongestion.jpg

Decongestion charge

The UK Local Government Association has called on the national Government to give more powers to local authorities to charge utility companies for the time they spend digging up busy roads.  Today only authorities in London and one county in the South East of England can do so without having to get government approval first.

Read more
GWM2017_coverForMarketing_updated160519.jpg

Global Water Intelligence ranks i2O top quartile

In its latest report Global Water Market 2017, Global Water Intelligence ranks i2O above its direct competitors in terms of being both a market leader and having multiple solutions.  i2O also ranks as top quartile alongside much larger companies: ABB; metering companies Itron, Sensus and Diehl; and leak detection specialist Gutermann.

Read more

Stay Up To Date Get all the latest updates straight to your inbox

Filter By Type

Most Read

Ready to see how i2O can help?

Learn how our smart network solutions provide the quickest and most cost-effective way to deal with the challenges you face.

Contact us today
water-flowing-banner.jpg