AMR/AMI

Wireless monitoring systems are becoming essential to numerous applications, including smart metering, leak detection solutions, pipeline and tank level monitoring and valve actuation.

How Battery-Powered Wireless Sensors Help Preserve Water Resources

March 1, 2021 at 9:46 am 0 comments

By Sol Jacobs Battery-powered remote wireless sensors are at the heart of modern water infrastructure. Within industrialized nations, wireless monitoring systems are essential to numerous applications, including smart AMR/AMI metering, leak detection solutions, pipeline and tank level monitoring and valve actuation, just to name a few. Advanced wireless technology isRead More

Ohio municipality launching $2.2 million smart meter project

Ohio municipality launching $2.2 million smart meter project

February 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

The City of Ravenna, Ohio is investing in a $2.2 million smart water project. The city will work with manufacturer Master Meter and distributor Ferguson Waterworks to digitally transform its water system and fulfill Ravenna’s vision of 24/7 customer service for its 11,000 citizens while also reducing water loss. ApproximatelyRead More

City of Columbus to partner with Sensus on smart utility network

City of Columbus to partner with Sensus on smart utility network

January 18, 2021 at 9:19 am 0 comments

The City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities has a long history of superior customer service dating back to 1871 and its first drinking water treatment facility at the confluence of the Scioto and Olentangy rivers. Columbus is taking the next step in this journey by partnering with Sensus, a XylemRead More

Badger Meter acquires Analytical Technology, Inc.

Badger Meter acquires Analytical Technology, Inc.

January 8, 2021 at 10:33 am 0 comments

Badger Meter, Inc. has announced the acquisition of Analytical Technology, Inc. (ATi), a privately held provider of water quality monitoring systems, for $44 million, funded with available cash. Founded in 1992, with headquarters in Collegeville, Pennsylvania, ATi specializes in the design, manufacture and distribution of water quality instruments based onRead More

Mueller introduces Sentryx-enabled Super Centurion hydrant

Mueller introduces Sentryx-enabled Super Centurion hydrant

December 18, 2020 at 2:38 pm 0 comments

Mueller has announced the expanded capabilities of it’s Super Centurion hydrant, which Mueller says can now serve as a communications hub and physical platform for both pressure monitoring and leak monitoring systems. Mueller’s pressure and leak monitoring solutions can be integrated into existing water infrastructure and communicate via the cellularRead More

eBook: Special Report – Water Distribution Reimagined

eBook: Special Report – Water Distribution Reimagined

December 18, 2020 at 10:23 am 0 comments

If you work in the water industry, you will likely know that technology has been a major theme in recent years, particularly on the water distribution side. Network communication and real time data about a water utility’s distribution system are no doubt transforming the field. Technologies are also becoming moreRead More

Gaining Visibility with AMI: Texas Utility Tackles Smart Metering Project

Gaining Visibility with AMI: Texas Utility Tackles Smart Metering Project

November 30, 2020 at 10:19 am 0 comments

By Zeb Wright Like many municipalities and utilities around the county, Faulkey Gully Municipal Utility District (MUD) knew they had an aging infrastructure that needed to be addressed. The utility, which serves a rapidly developing suburb northwest of Houston, knew that the meter system was nearing the end of its usefulRead More

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