Sydney, Australia --- (METERING.COM) --- July 2, 2012 - Sydney Water is to add Itron's high efficiency water meters to its network, in a 3-year installation to replace old meters that serve its residential and commercial customers in Sydney.

The new meters will help Sydney Water continue to meet rigorous national water standards.

“We are thrilled to partner with Sydney Water for the installation of water meters,” said Sheena Trumble, Itron general manager, Australia. “The introduction of our product will enable Sydney Water to take advantage of our innovative automated and advanced metering solutions in the future.”

Elster is also supplying water meters to Sydney Water, which is Australia’s largest water utility, serving more than 4.6 million people with about 500 billion liters of water a year.