Water Loss

City of Waco, Texas, signs contract with Itron for IoT solution

City of Waco, Texas, signs contract with Itron for IoT solution

December 5, 2018 at 3:30 pm 0 comments

Itron, Inc. has signed a contract with the City of Waco, Texas to install Itron’s OpenWay Riva IoT solution, including smart water communication modules and leak sensors, to reduce water loss and improve water delivery for the utility’s nearly 45,000 customers. The utility will also take advantage of Itron Analytics,Read More

Mueller acquiring Krausz Industries, Ltd.

Mueller acquiring Krausz Industries, Ltd.

November 12, 2018 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

Mueller Water Products, Inc. has announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Krausz Industries, Ltd., a manufacturer of pipe couplings, grips and clamps, for $140 million in cash. Krausz Industries provides a full suite of innovative and proprietary pipe couplings, grips and clamps under the HYMAX brand forRead More

i2O launches event management software for water utilities

i2O launches event management software for water utilities

October 1, 2018 at 6:30 am 0 comments

U.K.-based smart water solutions company  i2O has announced the addition of eNet to its suite of smart network solutions. eNet extends i2O’s ability to help utilities deal with the challenges of increasing and urbanizing population, more extreme weather events, aging network infrastructure, aging workforce, customers becoming more demanding, and difficulty in increasingRead More

Harnessing Data Science to Solve Apparent Loss

Harnessing Data Science to Solve Apparent Loss

August 20, 2018 at 8:52 am 0 comments

By Janani Mohanakrishnan, Christine Boyle & James Poff Every day, U.S. water utilities lose an estimated six billion gallons of water, or 30 percent of the water they provide, through non-revenue water loss. The water loss can be attributed to main leaks and storage tank overflows (real loss), and inaccuratelyRead More

Capital Region Water taps smart city solutions

Capital Region Water taps smart city solutions

July 16, 2018 at 10:30 am 0 comments

Capital Region Water of Harrisburg, which manages the water distribution system for the City of Harrisburg, Pennsylvania and surrounding areas, announced the results of its work with 540 Technologies, an environmental and data solutions provider, to reduce water loss and optimize system efficiency. With 228 miles of water mains, Capital Region WaterRead More

Aquarius Spectrum, TaKaDu announce partnership

Aquarius Spectrum, TaKaDu announce partnership

July 9, 2018 at 10:11 am 0 comments

Aquarius Spectrum and TaKaDu are collaborating to provide water utilities with a centralized, cloud-based solution for improved network efficiency, water loss reduction and asset management. Based on big data analytics and tailored algorithms, TaKaDu’s Central Event Management solution is being integrated with Aquarius’s automatic leak detection and monitoring system toRead More

Mueller’s ‘Jones’ hydrant gets pressure monitoring, leak detection capabilities

Mueller’s ‘Jones’ hydrant gets pressure monitoring, leak detection capabilities

June 18, 2018 at 11:33 am 0 comments

Mueller Water Products, Inc., announced the release of a “smarter” hydrant at the American Water Works Association’s (AWWA) ACE18 conference in Las Vegas this month. The new hydrant provides life-saving fire protection and also monitors pressure and detects leaks in the water distribution system, 24 hours a day, seven daysRead More

The Water Main Report Card

The Water Main Report Card

June 15, 2018 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

By Steven Folkman Most water professionals are well aware that in 2009, the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) issued its Infrastructure Report Card and gave a D- to drinking water and wastewater infrastructure. In a small sign of improvement, the 2013 ASCE Report Card graded drinking water and wastewaterRead More

What Is a Water Utility in a Digital World?

What Is a Water Utility in a Digital World?

June 11, 2018 at 7:55 am 0 comments

How Digital Technology Can Be the Fundamental Agent of Change in the Modernization of Global Water Infrastructure By Gigi Karmous-Edwards & Will Sarni Global water infrastructure is underfunded. It is in need of repair, replacement and expansion to ensure access to water for sustained economic development, business growth and publicRead More

A Wave of Smart Water Solutions

A Wave of Smart Water Solutions

June 11, 2018 at 7:40 am 0 comments

Automation and Analytics Create New Opportunities for System Optimization Across the Water Sector Smart water infrastructure has quickly become an important urban infrastructure solution in both the United States and around the world. It has offered new solutions in response to cities, communities and even countries struggling to handle aRead More