AMR/AMI

California water district, Sensus deploy smart utility network

California water district, Sensus deploy smart utility network

November 23, 2020 at 9:56 am 0 comments

Cyclical water shortages are a challenge that Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) takes seriously. As California’s sixth-largest retail water agency, they embrace the opportunity to balance water use efficiency with meeting the needs of a diverse and growing customer base. Located in western Riverside County, California, EMWD provides water andRead More

Absolute AMI: Columbia, S.C., Meter Project Highlights Wide-Ranging System Improvements

Absolute AMI: Columbia, S.C., Meter Project Highlights Wide-Ranging System Improvements

October 29, 2020 at 11:52 am 0 comments

A meter upgrade can represent a significant advancement for a water utility, affecting everything from operations to customer service to financial planning – that is, better use of resources and saving money. When the South Carolina capital city of Columbia was struggling with meter reads and inaccurate billing it turned toRead More

Newport Beach contracts Mueller for AMI deployment

Newport Beach contracts Mueller for AMI deployment

October 23, 2020 at 10:20 am 0 comments

The City of Newport Beach, Calif., has selected Mueller Systems to deploy 26,500 advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) water meters. The project will include the replacement or retrofitting of all current city water meters with Mueller’s Mi.Net AMI system. “After a successful 18-month pilot, the new AMI system has already proven its worthRead More

Itron receives 2020 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award

Itron receives 2020 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award

September 8, 2020 at 10:39 am 0 comments

Itron, Inc. received a 2020 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award from  IoT Evolution World, a leading website covering IoT technologies. The award recognizes the cutting-edge IoT-based solution that Itron, Utility Systems Science & Software (US3) and the Avanti Company created together through the Itron Developer Program. The wastewaterRead More

Badger Meter announces availability of netAMP Enabled

Badger Meter announces availability of netAMP Enabled

August 24, 2020 at 9:39 am 0 comments

Badger Meter has announced the availability of netAMP Enabled, which the company says will significantly expedite its end-to-end advanced metering deployments. netAMP Enabled complements smart water technologies from Badger Meter, including BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA), ORION Cellular LTE-M endpoints and smart water meters, by providing customers a fixed, subscription-based Metering-as-a-Service programRead More

Industry 4.0 & the Water Sector

Industry 4.0 & the Water Sector

August 17, 2020 at 8:00 am 1 comment

By Doug Hatler The first three industrial revolutions transformed our modern society with mechanization, mass production and digital technology. The world around us fundamentally changed. The fourth industrial revolution is now upon us. Industry 4.0, as it is called, will transform modern society and economies through innovation brought about byRead More

North Carolina utility selects Sensus for smart utility network

North Carolina utility selects Sensus for smart utility network

August 3, 2020 at 9:16 am 0 comments

Along a well-travelled stretch of Winston-Salem’s Peters Creek Parkway in North Carolina, local motorists and visitors can’t miss the colorful, 50-ft-tall otter. Stretching 290 ft across the ground-level water tank, the artwork is a nod to both the local water supply and the North American River Otter that is indigenousRead More

Georgia city moves forward with extensive water loss control program

Georgia city moves forward with extensive water loss control program

July 27, 2020 at 11:13 am 0 comments

When the City of Dallas, Georgia, launched an initiative to get a handle on water loss, they couldn’t know just how far their journey would take them. Just 30 miles northwest of Atlanta, the water infrastructure at the City of Dallas includes 3,700 water connections across 38 miles of waterRead More

Austin Water selects WaterSmart for customer engagement program

Austin Water selects WaterSmart for customer engagement program

July 14, 2020 at 11:19 am 0 comments

Austin Water has selected WaterSmart – a VertexOne Brand to provide customers with an easy-to-use online and mobile customer portal. The program is a complement to Austin Water’s water meter network upgrade to advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), known as My ATX Water. WaterSmart’s platform will give the utility and its 1 millionRead More

4 Reasons Upgrading to AMI Means More Than You Think for Your System

4 Reasons Upgrading to AMI Means More Than You Think for Your System

July 9, 2020 at 1:38 pm 0 comments

By Alan Breese It is no secret that over the past several years, the water industry has seen an increasing number of water utilities looking to upgrade their aging water infrastructure to improve operational efficiencies and more accurately manage their water systems. Technologies—such as advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), especially thoseRead More