Water Loss

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

How Technology Can Help Utilities Improve Water Accountability

How Technology Can Help Utilities Improve Water Accountability

November 28, 2022 at 6:31 am 0 comments

By Quinn Jackson-Elliott Despite a decades-long fight against water loss, utilities still face an uphill battle to account for water that is pumped but not billed. The struggle with non-revenue water (NRW) isn’t getting any easier, either, as drought conditions continue to put increasing pressureRead More

Taking IoT into Uncharted Waters

Taking IoT into Uncharted Waters

September 19, 2022 at 9:05 am 0 comments

By Phil Beecher In an age of rising drought, every water operator is searching for ways to reduce loss. Distribution inefficiencies and aging infrastructure can cost water utilities billions of dollars every year. According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), water distribution systems loseRead More

WATCH: Mueller’s Paul Murray joins WF&M Conversations to talk leak monitoring

WATCH: Mueller’s Paul Murray joins WF&M Conversations to talk leak monitoring

August 29, 2022 at 9:58 am 0 comments

Even the smallest leak in a distribution system can cause the loss of thousands of gallons of water each month. To find and address leaks quickly and efficiently, utilities are now turning to innovative leak detection technology to enhance monitoring and early detection efforts. InRead More

Belgian company acquires leak detection provider Aquarius Spectrum

Belgian company acquires leak detection provider Aquarius Spectrum

August 15, 2022 at 8:11 am 0 comments

Fluid management solutions provider Aliaxis SA has announced the acquisition of Israel-based Aquarius Spectrum, a provider of advanced acoustic water leak detection and pipe condition assessment solutions for water infrastructure. Aquarius Spectrum will become part of Aliaxis Next, Aliaxis’ newly created division which develops adjacentRead More

Getting Resilient: City of Phoenix Utilizes Insertion Valve to Strengthen Operations

Getting Resilient: City of Phoenix Utilizes Insertion Valve to Strengthen Operations

July 18, 2022 at 7:08 am 0 comments

By Dave Shelton Being responsible for providing safe drinking water to approximately 1.5 million people is no easy task, but the City of Phoenix Water Service Department remains up for the challenge. As part of its ongoing efforts, the water service department is always lookingRead More

Reducing Water Loss at a World-Class Resort

Reducing Water Loss at a World-Class Resort

July 8, 2022 at 6:09 am 0 comments

British Columbia Municipality Takes Proactive Approach to Water Loss, Pairing Inline and External Leak Detection Solutions By Justin Hebner & Chris Wike The Resort Municipality of Whistler (RMOW) is nestled in the scenic Coast Mountains of British Columbia, Canada. When RMOW was incorporated in 1975,Read 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