Worthing, U.K. --- (METERING.COM) --- February 12, 2010 - Southern Water has awarded Arad a tender for the supply of integrated water meters with wireless meter-reading systems (AMR) with a value of £36 million.

This is the biggest tender Arad has been awarded from a financial standpoint.

Further, to Arad’s best knowledge, this tender is the first in England for the supply of integrated water meters with wireless AMR for all customers, and is amongst the world's largest tenders for the supply of such water meters in the past years.

In accordance with the terms of the tender the meters will be supplied over a period of 5 years.

Southern Water, which supplies water to more than 1 million households across Kent, Sussex, Hampshire and the Isle of Wight, also has an option to order additional integrated water meters with wireless AMR at the end of the supply period for an additional period of 5 years and under similar terms.