AMR/AMI

City of Waco, Texas, signs contract with Itron for IoT solution

City of Waco, Texas, signs contract with Itron for IoT solution

December 5, 2018 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

Itron, Inc. has signed a contract with the City of Waco, Texas to install Itron’s OpenWay Riva IoT solution, including smart water communication modules and leak sensors, to reduce water loss and improve water delivery for the utility’s nearly 45,000 customers. The utility will also take advantage of Itron Analytics,Read More

Study: Asia-Pacific smart water metering market to exceed $300 million by 2024

Study: Asia-Pacific smart water metering market to exceed $300 million by 2024

November 26, 2018 at 12:39 pm 0 comments

The smart water metering market in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region is set to grow from its current market value of more than $85 million to more than $300 million USD by 2024, according to a recent study by Global Market Insights, Inc. Invariable need to limit consumptions levels, dictated by aRead More

Alabama city selects Aclara for combo water-electric AMI pilot

Alabama city selects Aclara for combo water-electric AMI pilot

November 19, 2018 at 10:42 am 0 comments

The City of Dothan, Alabama, has selected Alcara for a pilot deployment project for an electricity and water advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) program. Upon successful completion of the pilot, the City of Dothan plans to first roll out its advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) project to include 31,000 Aclara I-210+ andRead More

Mueller acquiring Krausz Industries, Ltd.

Mueller acquiring Krausz Industries, Ltd.

November 12, 2018 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

Mueller Water Products, Inc. has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Krausz Industries, Ltd., a manufacturer of pipe couplings, grips and clamps, for $140 million in cash. Krausz Industries provides a full suite of innovative and proprietary pipe couplings, grips and clamps under the HYMAX brand forRead More

Brown and Caldwell strengthens smart utility offering with BC Blue

Brown and Caldwell strengthens smart utility offering with BC Blue

October 31, 2018 at 1:03 pm 0 comments

Brown and Caldwell recently announced the launch of its BC Blue, a new smart utility approach to assist water, wastewater and stormwater utilities in operations and management. Harnessing the power of emerging technologies, including Internet of Things and sensors, to collect and exchange data, BC Blue enables a broader understandingRead More

Business Intelligence for Business Development?

Business Intelligence for Business Development?

October 26, 2018 at 2:30 pm 0 comments

BY GREG BAIRD The U.S. water market has been called fragmented, slow moving, highly competitive and ever evolving with new mergers, products, services and technologies. Business development managers for existing water firms are feeling the increased level of competition, and new entrants to the water industry are experiencing the highRead More

Utah water conservancy district reduces water usage with AMI

Utah water conservancy district reduces water usage with AMI

October 1, 2018 at 8:45 am 0 comments

The Weber Basin Water Conservancy District, located just north of Salt Lake City, is charged with serving more than 625,000 residents living in the second driest state in the nation. With 65 percent of the district’s water being soaked up by manicured lawns and lush gardens, “secondary” or non-potable waterRead More

i2O launches event management software for water utilities

i2O launches event management software for water utilities

October 1, 2018 at 6:30 am 0 comments

U.K.-based smart water solutions company  i2O has announced the addition of eNet to its suite of smart network solutions. eNet extends i2O’s ability to help utilities deal with the challenges of increasing and urbanizing population, more extreme weather events, aging network infrastructure, aging workforce, customers becoming more demanding, and difficulty in increasingRead More

XPV Water Partners invests in telemetry solutions company Metasphere Ltd.

XPV Water Partners invests in telemetry solutions company Metasphere Ltd.

September 17, 2018 at 9:25 am 0 comments

XPV Water Partners, a growth equity investor that makes investments in the water sector, recently announced it has supported a management buyout of Metasphere Ltd., an internationally-recognized end-to-end provider of remote telemetry solutions. Metasphere has been operating in the remote monitoring and control business for 30-plus years and its productsRead More

How Not to Get Caught with Your Valves – Or Any Other Part of Your System – Down

How Not to Get Caught with Your Valves – Or Any Other Part of Your System – Down

August 23, 2018 at 2:24 pm 0 comments

Asset management can be a gradual process, but condition assessment requires more than a superficial scan of system components. News media report the big infrastructure failures. Whether we manage water systems or tap into them, we hear about major water main breaks, tunnel collapses and facility mishaps. But if youRead More