Customers in Melbourne’s southeast have saved over $5.2 million on their water bills thanks to one of the largest digital meter rollouts in the country.

Minister for Water Harriet Shing visited Cranbourne to see one of the almost 100,000 digital meters South East Water has installed. These meters have allowed customers to detect costly leaks and track their water use in real-time.

Since the rollout began, South East Water has alerted over 14,200 customers to a leak on their property. In many cases, the meters detected small leaks weeks or months before they came to the surface, saving more than 1.25 billion litres of drinking water that may have been lost had the leaks gone undetected.


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