The Spanish city of Gandia was the first municipality to have tens of thousands of meters working with NB technology, in a project led by Idrica, Vodafone and the Gandia city council. This was the first Smart Water City with Narrow Band (NB) applied to remote metering.
Digital Twin: benefits for the water industry
A Digital Twin is a virtual model that replicates the real behavior of the system and simulates its response under any conditions. In the water industry, this enables utilities to fully understand the processes that are taking place.
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Idrica has developed the first 5G-NR device specifically for the water industry. This piece of equipment, based exclusively on 5G-NR technology, will provide solutions to challenges which had been out of reach up until now, with millions of devices connected in very small areas.
Idrica tests the connection of millions of devices via 5g to remotely read water consumption in real time
Idrica is participating in the Spanish National 5G Plan with a pilot project which focuses on remote reading of drinking water consumption in real time and the sending of information via the 5G network to a management center.
Idrica to participate in a Red.es project to adapt 5G technology to the water cycle management in Valencia
The project includes the implementation of MIoT, one of the most relevant contributions that 5G technology provides.
Carlos Tejedor, Technical Leader of Smart Metering at Idrica talks about the evolution of communication technologies and how they have transformed the water sector.