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Report: $234 billion in spending expected over next decade for municipal pipe networks

Report: $234 billion in spending expected over next decade for municipal pipe networks

November 14, 2019 at 11:33 am 0 comments

More than $234 billion of capital expenditures (CAPEX) are expected over the next 10 years to address aging municipal water and wastewater pipe network infrastructure, according to a new forecast from Bluefield Research. Precipitated by decades of underinvestment, municipal utilities are under increasing pressure to address deteriorating linear assets atRead More

Elevating Infrastructure with Smart Water

Elevating Infrastructure with Smart Water

October 30, 2019 at 9:22 am 0 comments

How the City of Safford, Arizona, Modernized Its Metering Infrastructure & Transformed the Approach of Utility Staff Located roughly 90 miles northeast of Tucson, the City of Safford, Arizona, is a small community where the local economy is driven largely by copper mining. The city and its neighboring communities conveyRead More

Asset Maintenance Simplified

Asset Maintenance Simplified

October 28, 2019 at 8:32 am 0 comments

SUEZ Offering New Approach for Small- and Mid-Sized Utilities to Finance and Maintain Metering Assets According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, roughly 97 percent of the more than 151,000 public water systems in the country are considered “small” systems (by definition, serving 10,000 customers or fewer). Interestingly, these systemsRead More

Utilis joins Esri partner network

Utilis joins Esri partner network

September 27, 2019 at 11:57 am 0 comments

Utilis Inc, North America (NA), the only provider of space-based condition assessment for leaking pipes, announced at the annual WEFTEC exhibition that they will be joining location intelligence world-leader Esri’s partner network. The new relationship, Utilis said, will give the utility assessment company a geospatial advantage and allow both companiesRead More

WaterStart, KETOS partner to address Las Vegas water challenges

WaterStart, KETOS partner to address Las Vegas water challenges

September 17, 2019 at 11:00 am 0 comments

Through WaterStart and in partnership with the Southern Nevada Water Authority (SNWA) and Las Vegas Valley Water District (LVVWD), water intelligence innovator KETOS, Inc. has launched pilot testing of an advanced water monitoring solution, KETOS Shield Fabric, to proactively test and monitor for potential contaminants and help ensure the quality and safetyRead More

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Water Asset Management Conference Online Fall Series

CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: Water Asset Management Conference Online Fall Series

June 26, 2019 at 4:30 pm 0 comments

The Water Asset Management Conference Online is accepting abstracts for its Fall 2019 series. The Fall series will offer four weekly sessions spanning November to early December, and will feature presentations from leading experts in water infrastructure management, presenting both theoretical and practical information. Please email your 200-word abstract to AndrewRead More

Extending Its AMI: Park City, Utah, Acquires New, Actionable Data & Reduces Risk

Extending Its AMI: Park City, Utah, Acquires New, Actionable Data & Reduces Risk

June 17, 2019 at 9:34 am 0 comments

By Dan Pinney Historically, utilities and municipalities have used advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) to collect water consumption data for billing purposes. However, as measurement and communications technologies have evolved, there’s an increasing opportunity to gain new data within the water cycle and transform that data into actionable insights. Utilities canRead More

Echologics lands condition assessment contract with SES Water

Echologics lands condition assessment contract with SES Water

June 7, 2019 at 9:45 am 0 comments

Echologics, a subsidiary of Mueller Water Products, Inc., will begin what the company calls one of the largest water pipe condition assessment projects in Europe with SES Water in the U.K. this month. Following completion of a successful initial trial with SES Water in 2018, the new project includes theRead More

XPV invests in smart meter company

XPV invests in smart meter company

June 7, 2019 at 8:32 am 0 comments

XPV Water Partners, a water sector growth equity investor, has announced it has invested in Metron-Farnier, a company that offers a line of high-performance residential and commercial water meters augmented with smart meter technologies. With installations throughout the United States, Metron-Farnier smart metering solutions are a preferred brand by utilitiesRead More

Echologics opens new facility in Toronto

Echologics opens new facility in Toronto

May 29, 2019 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

Mueller Water Products is pleased to announce the opening of a new Echologics office in Toronto, Ontario. The facility will serve as a Mueller Engineering Center of Excellence, focusing on the development of Echologics leak detection and condition assessment technologies for water mains. The 20,000 sq-ft facility has more thanRead More