Water Loss

Advanced Metering and Monitoring in a Changing World

Advanced Metering and Monitoring in a Changing World

June 5, 2023 at 6:30 am 0 comments

By Andrew Chastain-Howley Throughout the last few years, there have been great shifts in human interaction and in the considerations of our climate future. Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) has continued to evolve and expand into the utility market, and this has brought another solution moreRead More

WATCH: Breaking Down Silos in Water Distribution

WATCH: Breaking Down Silos in Water Distribution

May 31, 2023 at 7:20 am 0 comments

A distribution system can be anywhere from a single square mile to several hundred square miles. What happens to the water as it travels though the distribution system and how that information gets to decision makers is critical. As our guest Joe DeVito, senior managerRead More

White paper examines link between water loss and carbon emissions

White paper examines link between water loss and carbon emissions

May 8, 2023 at 8:54 am 0 comments

The Leakage Emissions Initiative (LEI) has brought together a team of experts to create the white paper, Leakage Emissions Initiative: Establishing a Standard Carbon Balance for Drinking Water Utilities. The paper outlines ongoing problems caused by water loss and proposes a call to action toRead More

Calculating Leakage: Knowing Your Non-Revenue Water

Calculating Leakage: Knowing Your Non-Revenue Water

March 20, 2023 at 8:30 am 0 comments

By Arun Thankarajah Ongoing leaks can waste a lot of energy, resources, and money, especially on flat terrain where municipal pumping is required to keep the system pressurized and where water is purchased from a local municipal purveyor at retail rates. Mueller was recently hiredRead More

Non-Revenue Water Trends to Watch This Year

Non-Revenue Water Trends to Watch This Year

March 6, 2023 at 9:30 am 0 comments

By Simon Wick With another year behind us, we are excited about what innovation, collaboration and strategies are trending for non-revenue water (NRW) in 2023. However, five old industry challenges remain certain for the foreseeable future: The industry is slowly moving away from one-time surveysRead More

Metropolitan hires Brown and Caldwell for drought study

Metropolitan hires Brown and Caldwell for drought study

March 1, 2023 at 11:00 am 0 comments

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California (Metropolitan or MWD) has hired Brown and Caldwell to study alternative water conveyance options to provide supply diversity to the region during severe droughts. MWD’s mission is to ensure a safe and reliable water supply for the 19Read More

California water district addressing meter performance with AI

California water district addressing meter performance with AI

February 23, 2023 at 10:15 am 0 comments

The Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District (EVMWD) in southern California has launched a pilot program to deploy smart technology from intelligent solutions and services provider Olea Edge Analytics to 25 of its large commercial meters in its service area. Olea’s Meter Health Analytics (MHA) solutionRead More

ASTERRA: 75,000 leaks found with satellite tech

ASTERRA: 75,000 leaks found with satellite tech

January 26, 2023 at 10:08 am 0 comments

ASTERRA, which uses satellite leak detection technology to aid utilities in reducing water loss, announced recently it had located its 75,000th water leak using its Recover water leak detection service. The company says the leak was found in the United States, in the water systemRead More

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