Capstone Metering Launches IntelliH2O Water Meter

Tue Aug 18, 2009 9:02am EDT

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Intelligent Water Monitoring System on Display at Autovation 2009
DALLAS--(Business Wire)--
Capstone Metering, LLC, a North-Texas based technology company has launched
theIntelliH2O water meter, the first intelligent water meter for residential
use. This technology brings unprecedented value to global water industries by
effectively managing, controlling and conserving water. 

Capstone Metering will introduce the IntelliH2O water meter at Autovation 2009,
the Utilimetrics Smart Metering Conference and Exposition, September 13-16 at
the Denver Convention Center. Live demonstrations will be available at the
Capstone Metering booth, #832. 

"For more than a century, the water meter went virtually unchanged - until now,"
said Scott Williamson, Capstone Metering president. "The IntelliH2O`s
combination of advanced technologies, electronics and capabilities will
fundamentally and forever change the water industry and how we monitor water

The IntelliH2O`s breakthrough technology includes:

* Two-way remote communication - Eliminating hand-held or drive-by water meter
readings will save utility companies money and manpower while reducing
greenhouse emissions. 
* Wireless network communication - Integrating IntelliH2O into the Smart Grid
allows homeowners to easily manage their water consumption. 
* Self-calibration - Enabling utilities to more accurately measure water usage
provides them with higher revenues and the ability to save water. 
* Self-generating power - Eliminating the need for routine battery replacement,
the IntelliH2O provides longer meter functionality and reduces battery
contaminants in landfills. 
* Remote turn-on and shut-off - Allowing utility departments to shut-off a meter
when a leak occurs saves time and money. It also provides better security and
control for unknown chemicals or contaminants introduced into the water system.

The IntelliH2O water meter is housed in a single, self-contained unit, with all
technologies built directly into the meter - something no other water meter on
the market today can claim. 

Additionally, the meter provides the platform and capabilities for water

"We have undervalued the significance of water as a life sustaining resource for
too long," continued Williamson. "It is our belief that the IntelliH2O water
meter will save utility companies millions of dollars, while saving the world
millions of gallons of water." 

The IntelliH2O water meter goes into beta testing during the fourth quarter of
2009 and will enter production in the second quarter of 2010. 

To interview Scott Williamson, contact HCK2 Partners at (972) 499-6617. For more
information on the IntelliH2O water meter, visit 

For Capstone Metering, LLC
Kerri Fulks, 972-499-6617

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