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Smart Water Metering in Europe and North America

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Smart Water Metering in Europe and North America
Published: November 5, 2020 Content info: 145 Pages
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Are you looking for detailed information and comprehensive data about the smart water metering market in Europe and North America? This report covers the latest developments in the markets for advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and automated meter reading (AMR) technologies. The installed base of water utility AMI endpoints in Europe and North America amounted to 46.1 million units in 2019 and is forecasted to grow at a CAGR of 15.0 percent to reach 106.8 million units in 2025.

The total number of communicating utility water meters - including both AMI and AMR - will at the same time grow from 132.4 million units in 2019 to 204.6 million units in 2025. Get up to date with the latest information about vendors, water utilities, products and markets.

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

List of Figures

Executive summary

1 Water services in Europe and North America

  • 1.1 The water services sector in Europe and North America
    • 1.1.1 The organisation of water service management
    • 1.1.2 Residential water rates and consumption
    • 1.1.3 Water distribution system operators

2 Smart water metering

  • 2.1 Introduction to water metering
  • 2.2 Remote meter reading systems
    • 2.2.1 Smart water metering applications & benefits
    • 2.2.2 Smart water metering infrastructure
  • 2.3 Project strategies
    • 2.3.1 System design and sourcing
    • 2.3.2 Rollout and integration
    • 2.3.3 Implementation and operation
    • 2.3.4 Communicating with customers
    • 2.3.5 Individual rights issues

3 IoT networks and communications technologies

  • 3.1 IoT network technologies
    • 3.1.1 Network architectures
    • 3.1.2 Unlicensed and licensed frequency bands
  • 3.2 3GPP cellular technologies
    • 3.2.1 2G/3G/4G/5G cellular technologies and IoT
    • 3.2.2 The role of cellular networks in smart meter communications
    • 3.2.3 NB-IoT and LTE-M network deployments in Europe & North America
  • 3.3 LoRa & LoRaWAN
    • 3.3.1 Technology characteristics and network footprint
  • 3.4 Sigfox
  • 3.5 RF technology and standards
    • 3.5.1 EN 13757
    • 3.5.2 Proprietary RF networking platforms

4 Smart metering industry players

  • 4.1 Meter vendors
    • 4.1.1 Apator
    • 4.1.2 Arad Group
    • 4.1.3 Axioma Metering
    • 4.1.4 B METERS
    • 4.1.5 Badger Meter
    • 4.1.6 Diehl Metering
    • 4.1.7 Engelmann Sensor
    • 4.1.8 Fila
    • 4.1.9 GWF MessSysteme
    • 4.1.10 Honeywell
    • 4.1.11 INTEGRA Metering
    • 4.1.12 Itron
    • 4.1.13 Janz
    • 4.1.14 Kamstrup
    • 4.1.15 Lorenz
    • 4.1.16 Maddalena
    • 4.1.17 Metron-Farnier
    • 4.1.18 Minol-ZENNER Group
    • 4.1.19 Mueller Systems
    • 4.1.20 Neptune Technology Group (Roper Technologies)
    • 4.1.21 QUNDIS
    • 4.1.22 Sensus (Xylem)
    • 4.1.23 WEHRLE Group
  • 4.2 Communications solution providers
    • 4.2.1 Aclara (Hubbell)
    • 4.2.2 Abering
    • 4.2.3 AIUT
    • 4.2.4 APKAPPA
    • 4.2.5 Birdz (Veolia)
    • 4.2.6 ISTA
    • 4.2.7 Landis+Gyr
    • 4.2.8 Smart Earth Technologies
    • 4.2.9 Sontex
    • 4.2.10 SUEZ Smart Solutions
    • 4.2.11 Techem
    • 4.2.12 Technolog (Roper Technologies)
    • 4.2.13 Telereading
    • 4.3 Software solution providers
    • 4.3.1 Atlantica Digital
    • 4.3.2 Dropcountr
    • 4.3.3 Ferranti
    • 4.3.4 Harris Utilities
    • 4.3.5 Idrica (Global Omnium)
    • 4.3.6 Indra
    • 4.3.7 Oracle
    • 4.3.8 TaKaDu
    • 4.3.9 Terranova Software
    • 4.3.10 VertexOne

5 Water AMR/AMI market profiles

  • 5.1 Europe
    • 5.1.1 Water AMI projects in Europe by technology
  • 5.2 North America
    • 5.2.1 Water AMI projects in North America by technology

6 Market analysis

  • 6.1 Market forecasts
    • 6.1.1 AMI communications technology market shares
  • 6.2 Industry analysis
    • 6.2.1 Europe
    • 6.2.2 North America
  • 6.3 Market trends
    • 6.3.1 Accelerating the transition to static metering technologies
    • 6.3.2 Strong growth of LoRaWAN and 3GPP-based LPWA deployments
    • 6.3.3 Realising the full potential of water AMI beyond billing functionalities
    • 6.3.4 Digital security - a top priority for future smart water networks
  • Glossary

List of Figures

  • Figure 1.1: Water services value chain
  • Figure 1.2: General water service management models
  • Figure 1.3: Drinking water service statistics and management models (EU27+3 & NA)
  • Figure 1.4: Top 50 European drinking water system operators (2019/2020)
  • Figure 1.5: Top 25 North American drinking water system operators (2019/2020)
  • Figure 2.1: Smart metering infrastructure
  • Figure 2.2: Examples of water meters with AMI/AMR functionality
  • Figure 3.1: Unlicensed and reserved radio frequencies available for wireless IoT
  • Figure 3.2: Select LTE-M and NB-IoT network availability in EU27+3/NA (Q1-2020)
  • Figure 3.3: LoRaWAN network architecture
  • Figure 3.4: Public LoRaWAN network operators in EU27+3/NA (Q1-2020)
  • Figure 3.5: Sigfox network partners in EU27+3/NA (Q1-2020)
  • Figure 3.6: Selected members of the OMS Group
  • Figure 3.7: Selected members of the Wize Alliance by industry
  • Figure 4.1: Water meter vendor company data (FY2019)
  • Figure 4.2: Ultrimis W ultrasonic water meter
  • Figure 4.3: Sonata ultrasonic meter & Dialog 3G Register
  • Figure 4.4: Qalcosonic W1 ultrasonic meter
  • Figure 4.5: ORION Cellular LTE-M endpoint & BEACON AMA
  • Figure 4.6: HYDRUS ultrasonic meter & RC i G4 radio module
  • Figure 4.7: Cyble 5 module & Intelis ultrasonic meter
  • Figure 4.8: MULTICAL 21 & flowIQ 2200 ultrasonic meters
  • Figure 4.9: ELECTO SONIC ultrasonic meter and ARROW WAN NB-IoT module
  • Figure 4.10: R900 RF Meter Interface Unit
  • Figure 4.11: G3 module
  • Figure 4.12: X231 Cellular AMI endpoint & 100C Smart Valve
  • Figure 4.13: VertexOne solution portfolio, post WaterSmart acquisition
  • Figure 5.1: Top European water utilities by AMI deployments (2019/H1-2020)
  • Figure 5.2: Major European AMI projects using Wize
  • Figure 5.3: Major European AMI projects using proprietary RF
  • Figure 5.4: Major European AMI projects using LoRaWAN or Sigfox
  • Figure 5.5: Major AMI projects in Europe
  • Figure 5.6: Top North American water utilities by AMI deployments (2019/H1-2020)
  • Figure 5.7: Top AMI projects in North America
  • Figure 5.8: Top North American AMI projects using cellular technology
  • Figure 6.1: Water AMI & AMR installed base and shipments (EU27+3 2019-2025)
  • Figure 6.2: Water AMI & AMR installed base and shipments (NA 2019-2025)
  • Figure 6.3: AMI installed base by communications technology (2019-2025)
  • Figure 6.4: Top 5 utility AMI & AMR endpoint vendors (EU27+3 mid-2020)
  • Figure 6.5: Vendor market shares by installed base (EU27+3 mid-2020)
  • Figure 6.6: Top 5 utility AMI & AMR endpoint vendors (North America mid-2020)
  • Figure 6.7: Vendor market shares by installed base (North America mid-2020)
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