AMR/AMI

Aerial view of Destin skyline and beach, Florida in winter.

AMI solution in Florida leads to enhanced meter reading, billing

September 3, 2019 at 9:34 am 0 comments

By Bobby Barker   Miramar Beach, Florida, is a community located on the Gulf of Mexico known as the Emerald Coast. Situated in the southern part of Walton County and just east of the popular resort city of Destin, Miramar Beach has gorgeous white sand beaches and numerous recreation opportunities thatRead More

Finding the Right Solution: Kentucky Utility Builds Smart System with AMA

Finding the Right Solution: Kentucky Utility Builds Smart System with AMA

August 19, 2019 at 8:30 am 0 comments

By John Fillinger Located at the confluence of the Tennessee and Ohio Rivers, Paducah is a popular river town in western Kentucky. The city was founded in 1927 and is a UNESCO Creative City. Its municipal water utility, Paducah Water, works diligently to serve its approximately 27,000 water customers, ensuringRead More

Itron introduces integrated portfolio offering with Eyva

Itron introduces integrated portfolio offering with Eyva

July 29, 2019 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Itron, Inc. recently announced the release of Itron Eyva, an integrated portfolio of results-driven offerings to achieve a broad set of desirable outcomes for electricity, gas and water utilities and smart cities. Itron Eyva provides actionable insights in three major focus areas, leveraging the power of untapped and siloed dataRead More

Liberty Utilities (Wash.) deploys Itron’s OpenWay Riva

Liberty Utilities (Wash.) deploys Itron’s OpenWay Riva

July 15, 2019 at 9:07 am 0 comments

Itron, Inc., recently announced it has signed a contract with Liberty Utilities Company, a subsidiary of Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. (Algonquin), which operates nearly 40 utilities in 13 U.S. states. Liberty Utilities will deploy Itron’s OpenWay Riva, an Internet of Things (IoT) solution that includes an open, standards-based network forRead More

Former Aclara president Connolly promoted at HPS

Former Aclara president Connolly promoted at HPS

July 8, 2019 at 9:06 am 0 comments

Hubbell Inc. announced recently the appointment of Allan Connolly to the role of group president of Hubbell Power Systems (HPS). As group president, Connolly will lead all business units within the HPS Group. Connolly previously served as president of Aclara, coming to Hubbell as part of the acquisition of thatRead More

Smart Metering and Unique Funding Advance Customer Service, Conservation in Oregon

Smart Metering and Unique Funding Advance Customer Service, Conservation in Oregon

July 3, 2019 at 8:53 am 0 comments

By Misty Cobb The small seaside town of Seal Rock stretches up and down Highway 101 along the Pacific coastline in Oregon. The town and surrounding areas of Seal Rock receive water services from the Seal Rock Water District, which stretches more than 10 miles north to south along theRead More

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Water Asset Management Conference Online Fall Series

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Water Asset Management Conference Online Fall Series

June 26, 2019 at 4:30 pm 0 comments

The Water Asset Management Conference Online is accepting abstracts for its Fall 2019 series. The Fall series will offer four weekly sessions spanning November to early December, and will feature presentations from leading experts in water infrastructure management, presenting both theoretical and practical information. Please email your 200-word abstract to AndrewRead More

‘Intelligent water’ could save U.S water utilities $17.6 billion, report says

‘Intelligent water’ could save U.S water utilities $17.6 billion, report says

June 19, 2019 at 9:00 am 0 comments

According to a new report by Arcadis and Bluefield Research, intelligent water can address two of the biggest challenges facing the U.S. water utility sector today: affordability and resilience. “The research indicates that only 21 percent of utilities feel they are fully able to cover costs of service,” said Eric Bindler, researchRead More

Market Value concept on the gearwheels, 3D rendering

NAWC applauds Texas’ passage of fair market value legislation

June 18, 2019 at 2:29 pm 0 comments

Passage of Fair Market Value legislation in Texas will benefit the state’s customers, water and wastewater systems, and municipalities, according to the National Association of Water Companies (NAWC). Fair Market Value legislation is a proven method that allows municipalities to gain access to the resources necessary to enable urgent infrastructureRead More

Extending Its AMI: Park City, Utah, Acquires New, Actionable Data & Reduces Risk

Extending Its AMI: Park City, Utah, Acquires New, Actionable Data & Reduces Risk

June 17, 2019 at 9:34 am 0 comments

By Dan Pinney Historically, utilities and municipalities have used advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) to collect water consumption data for billing purposes. However, as measurement and communications technologies have evolved, there’s an increasing opportunity to gain new data within the water cycle and transform that data into actionable insights. Utilities canRead More