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Itron Selected to Modernize Water System in Western Netherlands

Evides Waterbedrijf to utilize Itron metering technology to improve accuracy and reliability of water delivery

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash. — Aug. 12, 2014 — Itron, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI), a world-leading technology and services company, announced today that it has signed a four-year contract to supply water meters to Evides Waterbedrijf, water supplier to 2.5 million customers in the Western Netherlands. The utility will use Itron's AMI-ready volumetric water meters to accurately and reliably manage water delivery to residential customers.

The metering solution will enable Evides to track and use water resources more efficiently. Designed for long-term performance and reliability, the meters will help Evides maximize revenue collection over time. With this contract, Itron will supply up to 100,000 water meters per year for four years.

"Evides has a long history working with Itron for our commercial & industrial metering needs. We chose Itron for residential metering because of our positive experiences with their high-quality, accurate and reliable technologies," said Roy van der Knaap, Metering Manager at Evides. "We look forward to continuing to work with the world-leader in water metering solutions and benefiting from their proven, reliable metering system."

"Utilities around the globe depend on our highly-accurate, robust water meters," said Joop Groeneveld, sales director, Netherlands, UK and Ireland for Itron. "We are pleased to continue helping Evides protect revenue, improve reliability and better manage water resources."

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Itron enables utilities and cities to safely, securely and reliably deliver critical infrastructure solutions to communities in more than 100 countries. Our portfolio of smart networks, software, services, meters and sensors helps our customers better manage electricity, gas and water resources for the people they serve. By working with our customers to ensure their success, we help improve the quality of life, ensure the safety and promote the well-being of millions of people around the globe. Itron is dedicated to creating a more resourceful world. Join us:

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