THE ROI OF USING THE TAKADU CEM SYSTEM

[TaKaDU] allows us to monitor the pressure in our network and detect leaks before they become bursts.

This year, it [TaKaDu] allowed us to save 1,232ML of water, equating to $3.7m.


Since we began using TaKaDu in late 2013, we have saved 6,390ML of water and $19m… 

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Since 2013, our partnership with TaKaDu has delivered:

  • 8700 ML of water leakage detected (had the leak gone undetected for 12 months); and

  • A$27.9m of savings in lost water over the period.

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Through our work with water utilities across many years, we’ve developed a detailed methodology for calculating the economic value of investing in the TaKaDu CEM solution. Highlights include:

12 Months of Savings:

Management Dashboard

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$606,786

$600,000

Data Analytics

DMA Monitoring

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$264,988
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$108,000
Savings from water loss reduction
Savings from efficient use of human resources
Savings in operational costs

* The above figures are taken from a value calculation that was done by one of our customers – a water utility with a network size of 2,000 km that is divided into 50-80 DMAs

Estimated savings from water loss reduction for 13 leaks that were detected by a utility using TaKaDu over a period of six months:

  • The cost of water used in this example is $0.0005 per liter.

  • For a network size of 2,000 km that is divided into 50-80 DMAs, it is reasonable to project detection of 1-5 leaks every month, with an average magnitude of 1.3 liters/second per event.