Water scarcity is the lack of sufficient available water resources to meet the demands of water usage within a region, which is, according to the “United Nations Development Programme,” caused mainly by poor management of those resources, affecting around 1.2 billion people around the world.
The Internet of Things as a technology holds great potential to solve life-threatening problems in various angles of our daily life of which is the “Water Scarcity” through smart, instant and predictable management.
In every part of the water cycle, IoT can be utilized to manage water resources better and reach efficient and optimal results.
The current authorities’ behavior towards water management somehow lacks the proper tools to analyze trends and behavior of people that results in weak water distribution programs and plans.
On the other hand, the consumer lack proper tools to stay tuned and alerted to water usage and consumption as well as storage remaining capacity, factors that add to improper water consumption.
Source : IIoT World