AMR/AMI

San Jose Water gets CPUC approval for smart meters

San Jose Water gets CPUC approval for smart meters

June 23, 2022 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

San Jose Water (SJW), a wholly-owned subsidiary of SJW Group (NYSE: SJW), announced recently that the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) has approved its request to deploy advanced metering infrastructure (AMI). SJW will be investing approximately $100 million over the next four years in this technology, which it says supportsRead More

Tech Perspectives: Remote Shutoff Capabilities Help Make Water Utilities More Resilient

Tech Perspectives: Remote Shutoff Capabilities Help Make Water Utilities More Resilient

June 14, 2022 at 8:30 am 0 comments

By Trey Overman Many factors come into play that help make water utilities and the communities they serve more resilient. Using the right technology, they can enhance service, create operational efficiencies and improve their bottom line. All through the careful and remotely managed flow of water. Utilities using smart waterRead More

You’re Fully Deployed. Now What?

You’re Fully Deployed. Now What?

June 13, 2022 at 7:00 am 0 comments

AMI systems go beyond the benefits of AMR to improve system reliability and enable operational efficiencies. Water utilities can move to the next level by making AMI a strategic tool. By Joey Mitchell When utilities deploy an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) project, they are future-proofing their infrastructure to help improveRead More

Miami-Dade County mayor announces new climate initiatives including smart water pilot

Miami-Dade County mayor announces new climate initiatives including smart water pilot

May 23, 2022 at 8:13 am 0 comments

During the Aspen Ideas: Climate conference in Miami in May, Miami-Dade County Mayor Daniella Levine Cava announced three new partnerships and climate tech initiatives to build a more resilient and sustainable Miami-Dade County.   “Our goal is to make Miami-Dade the best place to build, test, and scale innovative solutionsRead More

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Florida water system, Mueller to launch meter customer service pilot program

March 28, 2022 at 5:25 am 0 comments

Mueller Systems has been selected by Pace Water System in Santa Rosa County, Florida, to deploy a pilot program for their water meter system which includes new features that allow customers to control their meter from a mobile phone. The pilot program is underway and is expected to include 350 customers, withRead More

Consolidated Utility District, Itron announce new AMI contract

Consolidated Utility District, Itron announce new AMI contract

March 21, 2022 at 7:20 am 0 comments

Consolidated Utility District (CUD) and Itron Inc. have announced a new contract that will deploy Itron’s Temetra meter data collection solution, in conjunction with its fixed network solution, to upgrade the utility’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and provide active water leak detection and consumer portals. Temetra is a mobile meterRead More

Report: Number of water AMI endpoints in Europe, North America to double in the next six years

Report: Number of water AMI endpoints in Europe, North America to double in the next six years

March 1, 2022 at 11:29 am 0 comments

According to new a research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the installed base of water utility AMI endpoints in Europe and North America is set to double during the period 2021–2027. At the end of 2021, the combined installed base of AMI endpoints in Europe and NorthRead More

2022 Trends: What Water Utilities Are Prioritizing in the Year Ahead

2022 Trends: What Water Utilities Are Prioritizing in the Year Ahead

February 21, 2022 at 5:30 am 0 comments

By Morrice Blackwell While 2020 was challenging due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 presented its own obstacles as the lingering pandemic forced communities and utilities to navigate a new normal. Looking ahead, water utilities are seeking to overcome operational challenges by driving revenue, collecting additional data insightsRead More

Historic Winter Weather Puts Smart Water to the Test

Historic Winter Weather Puts Smart Water to the Test

February 9, 2022 at 6:00 am 0 comments

How the City of Jacksonville, Texas, Avoided A Major Water Crisis By Trey Overman Early 2021 followed a year of unprecedented events for people around the globe. For those residing in Texas, the theme continued with a historic winter storm in February that paralyzed the entire state. Freezing conditions downRead More

Texas municipality, Xylem get resilient against winter weather

Texas municipality, Xylem get resilient against winter weather

December 14, 2021 at 10:30 am 0 comments

When a severe winter storm encroached the state of Texas in February 2021, many residents were left without power, heat and water. As temperatures dropped below 10 degrees Fahrenheit, Texas entered a state of emergency and its water infrastructure was compromised. However, the City of Jacksonville, Texas quickly restored water service forRead More