COPASA Orders Additional Meters from Elster

Brazil’s second largest water utility, Companhia de Saneamento de Minas Gerais (COPASA), announced it will install an additional 63,000 Elster water meters as part of its current deployment with Elster Medicao de Agua. COPASA will deploy a combination of glass and plastic cover S120 water meters. The deployment is scheduled to begin in July 2011 and is expected to be completed by the end of the year.

COPASA to Install 63,000 Additional Elster Water Meters

Elster (NYSE: ELT) today announced that Companhia de Saneamento de Minas Gerais (COPASA), Brazil’s second largest water utility, is expanding its existing deployment with Elster Medicao de Agua S/A and installing 63,000 new Elster water meters.

Brazilian Utilities Select Elster

Two leading Brazilian utilities have selected Elster AMCO Water meters to more accurately measure water usage and boost increased revenues. Empresa Baiana de Aguas e Saneamento (EMBASA) will install 170,000 Elster water meters at residential and commercial locations and Saneamento Basico do Estado de Sao Paulo (SABESP) will deploy 80,000 Elster water meters in its residential customer base.