Water Loss

Commentary: Taking IoT into Uncharted Waters

Commentary: 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 lose 1.7 trillion gallons per year,Read 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. In this edition of Water FinanceRead 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 adjacent businesses in the field ofRead 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 looking for effective solutions to ensureRead 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, fewer than 1,000 people livedRead 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, test, and scale innovative solutionsRead More

Consolidated Utility District, Itron announce new AMI contract

Consolidated Utility District, Itron announce new AMI contract

March 21, 2022 at 7:20 am 0 comments

Consolidated Utility District (CUD) and Itron Inc. have announced a new contract that will deploy Itron’s Temetra meter data collection solution, in conjunction with its fixed network solution, to upgrade the utility’s advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and provide active water leak detection and consumer portals. Temetra is a mobile meterRead More

2022 Trends: What Water Utilities Are Prioritizing in the Year Ahead

2022 Trends: What Water Utilities Are Prioritizing in the Year Ahead

February 21, 2022 at 5:30 am 0 comments

By Morrice Blackwell While 2020 was challenging due to the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, 2021 presented its own obstacles as the lingering pandemic forced communities and utilities to navigate a new normal. Looking ahead, water utilities are seeking to overcome operational challenges by driving revenue, collecting additional data insightsRead More

Beyond Alerts: Anglian Water Analyzes Pressure Main Performance with Real-Time Data

Beyond Alerts: Anglian Water Analyzes Pressure Main Performance with Real-Time Data

January 31, 2022 at 6:20 am 0 comments

By Lorenzo Pompa Anglian Water supplies water and sewer services to more than six million customers in the east of England, a service area of more than 27,500 square kilometres (17,000 square miles). The utility manages nearly 113,000 kilometres (8,000 miles) of water and sewer pipe, including more than 6,000Read More

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Leak detection company Aquarius Spectrum expands U.S. operations

January 31, 2022 at 6:00 am 0 comments

Aquarius Spectrum, an Israel-based technology company that provides advanced acoustic solutions for proactive early detection of water leaks, is expanding its operations in the United States with the announcement of a new partnership with Everett J. Prescott, Inc. (EJP).  Founded in 1955 and employing more than 300 professionals, EJP wasRead More