Water Loss

Syrinix expands distribution in California

Syrinix expands distribution in California

December 2, 2021 at 12:20 pm 0 comments

Syrinix has announced it is expanding its distributor network to 11 with California-based D&H Water Systems. The announcement marks the company’s first partnership in the state, enhancing water and wastewater monitoring capabilities in a region severely impacted by unprecedented drought conditions.    “At Syrinix, we strive to work with groups thatRead More

WATCH: How Technology and A.I. are Fueling the Role of Water Utilities in Creating Smart Cities

WATCH: How Technology and A.I. are Fueling the Role of Water Utilities in Creating Smart Cities

December 1, 2021 at 8:00 am 0 comments

In this new edition of Water Finance & Management Conversations, Kenji Takeuchi, senior vice president of technology solutions, joins WF&M to discuss aging infrastructure, the advancement of machine learning technology and the role of water systems in creating smart cities. We discuss how technology being developed for water utility managementRead More

EBMUD, ASTERRA enter leak detection contract

EBMUD, ASTERRA enter leak detection contract

November 11, 2021 at 3:26 am 0 comments

The East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) and Utilis have entered into a five-year agreement for ASTERRA Recover and MasterPlan technologies. East Bay Municipal Utility District (EBMUD) serves 1.4 million customers with over 4,200 miles of pipelines in the eastern portion of the San Francisco Bay area in northern California. Corrosion, ground movement, soil conditions,Read More

Cities Turn to Tech to Find New Ways to Optimize Meters, Recover Revenue

Cities Turn to Tech to Find New Ways to Optimize Meters, Recover Revenue

October 18, 2021 at 6:00 am 0 comments

By Quinn Jackson-Elliott Every day brings a new headline that reinforces the severity of the drought in the Western United States: Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the United States and part of a system that supplies water to at least 40 million people across seven states and northern Mexico,Read More

Washington city, Sensus tackle water loss with smart utility network

Washington city, Sensus tackle water loss with smart utility network

October 15, 2021 at 9:00 am 0 comments

The name Walla Walla means “many waters.” Unfortunately, the city was losing more than 30 percent of its water annually due to failing pipes and aging meters. That’s when they began their journey toward long-term improvement by transitioning to a smart utility network from Sensus, a Xylem brand. “We’re one of theRead More

ASTERRA to host Vessel, first U.S. leak-finding dog, at WEFTEC 

ASTERRA to host Vessel, first U.S. leak-finding dog, at WEFTEC 

October 14, 2021 at 3:20 pm 0 comments

ASTERRA, a division of Utilis, is hosting a surprising new player in the leak detection game at WEFTEC 2021: a black retriever named Vessel, the first dog to be trained to detect water leaks in the United States. For her potable water-saving efforts, Vessel will be receiving well-deserved celebratory patsRead More

Stream of Innovation: Tech, R&D and Current Drivers in Distribution System Management

Stream of Innovation: Tech, R&D and Current Drivers in Distribution System Management

October 4, 2021 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

editor’s note: This article was adapted from a piece that appeared in a 2020 eBook developed by Water Finance & Management sponsored by Mueller. Click here to download the complete eBook. The water utility sector is frequently taking the tem­perature on innovation. When it comes to drinking water, there areRead More

TECH PERSPECTIVES: Driven by Big Data

TECH PERSPECTIVES: Driven by Big Data

August 16, 2021 at 9:19 am 0 comments

By Jonathan Blackwell I have been a fan of Formula 1 dating back to my childhood, when the teams utilized 700+ hp V-10 engines that would produce the most beautiful sound as they revved to an astonishing 13,000 rpms on the straightaways. The times, and technology, have changed. Today, F1Read More

Aquarius Spectrum to provide leak detection services in Singapore

Aquarius Spectrum to provide leak detection services in Singapore

July 15, 2021 at 9:56 am 0 comments

Aquarius Spectrum, a provider of water leak detection and pipe condition assessment solutions, will deploy its innovative acoustic monitoring system (AQS-SYS) on Singapore’s drinking water supply network. Aquarius Spectrum’s solution was part of a proposal submitted by its local partner, which was awarded the tender by PUB, Singapore’s National WaterRead More

Remote Pressure Monitoring: Another Tool for Leak Detection

Remote Pressure Monitoring: Another Tool for Leak Detection

July 13, 2021 at 11:09 am 0 comments

By Harold Mosley A car struck a fire hydrant in the middle of the night in California, creating a massive water leak. Even before first responders were notified, a pressure sensor sent a text alert to the water utility manager, who was able to dispatch a crew to the sceneRead More