Water Loss

Non-Revenue No More: West Virginia Utility Gets Strategic with AMI

Non-Revenue No More: West Virginia Utility Gets Strategic with AMI

February 12, 2020 at 2:02 pm 0 comments

By Dan Pinney Non-revenue water (NRW) is a longstanding issue that continues to be a thorn in the side of many utilities. For decades, utilities have struggled with 20-30 percent water loss due to leaks, emergencies or other factors. NRW can impact the utility’s business with the potential to affectRead More

Tacoma Public Utilities selects Sensus for AMI project

Tacoma Public Utilities selects Sensus for AMI project

February 3, 2020 at 10:04 am 0 comments

Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU) has entered into a contract with Sensus, a Xylem brand, to serve as the technology provider for its advanced meter project. The publicly-owned utility offers power, water, rail, internet and cable service to downtown Tacoma, Washington, and the surrounding area. The modernization effort means new advancedRead More

Once analyzed through proprietary algorithms, results are easy to interpret and support proper decision making for prioritizing water main renewal programs.

Real Data Results in Real Savings: Water Main Condition Assessment in Peel Region

January 20, 2020 at 10:41 am 0 comments

Region of Peel Water Main Condition Assessment Pilot Ensures Right Pipes Are Replaced at the Right Time By Alain Lalonde The Regional Municipality of Peel (Peel Region) is the third largest water utility in Canada servicing a population of approximately 1.38 million people in the cities of Mississauga, Brampton and Caledon,Read More

Saving Water in Silicon Valley: San Jose Water uses permanent leak detection to address water loss

Saving Water in Silicon Valley: San Jose Water uses permanent leak detection to address water loss

January 13, 2020 at 11:34 am 0 comments

For many cities throughout the country, severe drought conditions have reduced water sources, making water an even more invaluable commodity. San Jose Water was faced with such a challenge after one of the worst droughts to the region in U.S. history. After a successful pilot program, the utility selected EchoShore-DXRead More

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