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Smart water meter now rolled out at 100 schools
Author: Martin Viljoen
Published: 08/11/2017

The smart water meter, developed by Prof Thinus Booysen of the Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at Stellenbosch University, will be rolled out to a 100 schools in the Western Cape – thanks to a sponsorship by the Shoprite Group.
This initiative was launched in Cape Town at the Western Cape radio station, Cape Talk, today (8 November).

It is expected that a million liters of water could be saved a day.
The smart water meter project is being commercialised by InnovUS, SU’s technology transfer office, and incubated by the Nedbank Stellenbosch University LaunchLab, SU’s business incubator, through a spin-off company, Bridgiot (Bridge to the Internet of Things).

  • Click here for the Shoprite Group media release.
  • Click here for a previous article about the smart water meter.