LIBERTY LAKE, Wash., Feb 22, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) —
Itron, Inc.

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, a world leader in resource management
solutions for the energy and water industries, today announced its
participation in the 6th World Water Forum, which will take place in
Marseille, France from March 12 to 17, 2012.

The World Water Forum is the largest meeting focused on water in the
world. The theme for the 2012 forum is “Time for Solutions” and the
conference goals include developing initiatives for the effective
implementation of tangible solutions and elevating the cause of water
conservation on the political agendas of the 180 countries represented.

For years, Itron’s solutions have helped utilities around the world
responsibly manage water. From monitoring of water infrastructure to
detection of leaks, Itron enables utilities to use data collected from
metering systems to reduce operating costs and optimize supply in
relation to demand. The overall goal is to help conserve water resources
and improve access to water for the largest number of people around the

“Water is essential to life. No plant, no animal, no man can live
without water. As the world’s leading provider of water management
solutions for utilities, Itron is fully committed to contributing to
water conservation across the globe,” said Marcel Reigner, president and
COO of Itron Water.

For more information on Itron’s water solutions, please visit Itron’s
booth at the Forum or get an update at .

About Itron Itron is the leading provider of energy and
water resource management solutions for nearly 8,000 utilities around
the world. We offer end-to-end solutions that include electricity, gas,
water and thermal energy measurement and control technology;
communications systems; software; and professional services. With more
than 9,000 employees doing business in more than 130 countries, Itron
empowers utilities to responsibly and efficiently manage energy and
water resources. To realize a sustainable future, start here: .

SOURCE: Itron, Inc.

        Itron, Inc. 
        Media Contact 
        Sharelynn Moore, Vice President, Corporate Communications 
        [email protected] 

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