DETAILS of a brand new, telematic, meter-reading system, which will permit remote readings of individual drinking water meters, used by local clients, happen to be published by Adeje Council.

Carmen Rosa Gonzalez plus Esther Rivero Vargas, the Authorities representatives, saw the system operated within the control centre of the town’ t system management.

These were accompanied by Emilio Ferná ndez, through Aqualia, Daniel Blanco, and Pedro Antonio Gó mez, Entemanser mind of Adeje services.

A pilot project phase, working in El Puertito, has allowed the company to help clients control intake, improve the service, detect leaks, plus save on energy costs.

There is no additional cost to the customer, 50 of whom are already viewing the benefits.

The next phase will most likely see new meters installed within El Galeó n or Armeñ ime later this year.   Main consumers, such as hotels and things, will also see the new system set up over time, with advanced options plus maximum precision.

Pedro Antonio Gó mez said: “ The new service means that we can satisfy the needs of consumers, 365 days per year. And we hope to be using the new program to control 55% of water use. ”

The objective can also be to gather more information from, and about, water-users, which, in turn, will assist in enhancing the service, without having to go to every meter. “ It eliminates possible human error as well, ” mentioned Daniel Blanco.

The brand new technology installed will allow clients notice their hourly water-consumption levels, obtain alerts if there are leaks, as well as if someone is trying, illegally, to gain access to their water network.

And, via the Aqualia Contact, they are able to receive a daily usage revise.