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Our recent consultation document(1) on the Data and Communications Company (DCC) set out proposals for the provision of value-added services in future, which could include water metering. We are currently analysing responses to this consultation and are conducting procurements for the provision of data and communications services, which will enable us to explore the cost of different levels of functionality and capacity, for smart energy metering and other purposes.
We have also made clear our intention that the enduring technical solution will employ open standards and protocols allowing the integration of other equipment, potentially including smart water meters.
(1 )Smart Metering Implementation Programme: A consultation on the detailed policy design of the regulatory and commercial framework for DCC: