The using of traditional water meters often leads to difficulties like long collection period, low collection ratio and high Non Revenue Water. Smart Water Meters is a brilliant system to overcome these difficulties. For example, in Zambia the performance increased to 65% after pre-paid meters installation by National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC). Benefits of smart metering system are : compatibility with Africa Water Utilities, no more historical debt, cash flow improvement, automatic data collection, customer persona, efficiency improvement.
Each year, the pS-Eau team refers to the projects carried out by French decentralised and non-governmental cooperation in the Water, Sanitation and Hygiene sector. This important document gives the 2020 annual assessment of Burkina-Faso of the projects that received funding from French local authorities and water agencies during the year 2020. Since 2006, approximately 480 cooperation projects have been identified in Burkina-Faso, representing a total of more than 56 million euros.