AMR/AMI

Badger Meter acquires Syrinix

Badger Meter acquires Syrinix

January 6, 2023 at 1:09 pm 0 comments

Badger Meter, Inc., has announced the acquisition of Syrinix, Ltd., a privately held provider of intelligent water monitoring solutions, for £15 million (~$18.1 million USD), funded with available cash. Founded in 2010 and headquartered in the United Kingdom, Syrinix specializes in high-frequency pressure monitoring and leakRead More

Severe Weather vs. Smart Water

Severe Weather vs. Smart Water

December 20, 2022 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

Located about a hundred miles east of Shreveport, the city of Monroe, Louisiana, is home to nearly 50,000 people. Owing to its humid, subtropical climate, Monroe experiences its share of extreme weather; heavy rainfall, hail and even tornados are not uncommon. But freezing temperatures areRead More

Rosemary Menard’s ‘Getting to Yes’ Strategy in Santa Cruz

Rosemary Menard’s ‘Getting to Yes’ Strategy in Santa Cruz

December 5, 2022 at 6:36 am 0 comments

Rosemary Menard, Water Director for the City of Santa Cruz, California, is the 2022 Water Finance & Management Award Winner As we know, utility work is multifaceted. Just as every water utility needs a dedicated team of operators, lab technicians and field crews, it alsoRead More

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 thisRead 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 ofRead 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-proofingRead 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,Read 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 expectedRead 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.Read 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 AMIRead More