Press Release

Itron to Present at the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference

LIBERTY LAKE, Wash.—Aug. 8, 2011—Itron Inc. (NASDAQ: ITRI) announced today that Malcolm Unsworth, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Canaccord Genuity Growth Conference at the Intercontinental Hotel in Boston on Wednesday, August 10 at 11:00 a.m. ET.

The Growth Conference brings together some of the world's most innovative companies and institutional investors to share knowledge, discuss emerging trends, build relationships, identify opportunities and ignite global ideas for growth.Itron's presentation will cover industry dynamics and key investment highlights.

A copy of the conference presentation will be available on Wednesday at 11:00 a.m. ET on Itron's website.

About Itron

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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