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The success of Orange County’s Groundwater Replenishment System has resulted in greater public trust of water reuse and has placed a spotlight on the potential advanced water purification technology has for solving serious water shortages.

Water Reuse 2.0

August 22, 2017 at 9:27 am 0 comments

Reuse, Desalination Emerge as Global Force to Combat Drought, Sustain Water Supply By Lior Eshed Water scarcity is a worldwide problem, with more than half a billion people today lacking access to clean water. Climate change, water pollution, population growth and movement to another place increases the pressure on limited waterRead More

Sensus wins ‘Best Smart Utility Solution’ award

Sensus wins ‘Best Smart Utility Solution’ award

August 21, 2017 at 10:05 am 0 comments

For the fourth consecutive year, the Sensus Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solution has been honored by municipal utility executives as the “Best Smart Utility Solution” during the Municipal Smart Grid Summit (MSGS). The Sensus AMI solution is comprised of smart metering technology and the FlexNet communication system, a two-way networkRead More

Brown named DC Water CFO

Brown named DC Water CFO

August 21, 2017 at 9:59 am 0 comments

DC Water announced recently that it has named Matthew Brown as its new chief financial officer (CFO). Brown has been serving as the director of the Office of Budget and Finance for the District of Columbia since January 2015 and as the DC Water Chairman of the Board since 2015.Read More

Why Static Water Meter Technology Matters

Why Static Water Meter Technology Matters

August 21, 2017 at 9:48 am 0 comments

By Kali Gerhardt Ratepayers are the primary source of revenue for water systems. Revenue from water goes toward covering operating expenses and preparing for future capital investments. However, there is a wide gap between how much revenue utilities earn versus the amount of funds utilities will need to repair ourRead More

Examining Common Barriers to Smart City Implementation

Examining Common Barriers to Smart City Implementation

August 21, 2017 at 9:37 am 0 comments

By Luis Casado & Eric Rensel Leaders in the water sector are all too familiar with the numbers. The average age of our country’s dams is 56 years old. The demands on wastewater treatment plants will grow nearly 25 percent in the next 15 years. Six billion gallons of treatedRead More

The True Meaning of Infrastructure-Free Fixed Network

The True Meaning of Infrastructure-Free Fixed Network

August 21, 2017 at 9:21 am 0 comments

By Kristie Anderson Water utilities are increasingly demanding four key features in their water metering solutions – flexibility, reliability, efficiency and accuracy. Whether a city is growing and needs to expand its water system to meet the increased demand, or a rural town needs to replace aging infrastructure that stretchesRead More

Transformational Supply Management Can Yield Critical Funds for Your Utility

Transformational Supply Management Can Yield Critical Funds for Your Utility

August 16, 2017 at 7:05 am 0 comments

By James M. Baehr & Mary Ellen Mitchell What if you were a builder and every time you opened your toolbox to complete a project you pushed aside one of your most important tools? Why would you do that? There may be reasons. Maybe, you don’t know much about theRead More

Philadelphia Launches New Water Pricing Model for Low-Income Residents

Philadelphia Launches New Water Pricing Model for Low-Income Residents

August 16, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

By Erin Bonney Casey The City of Philadelphia has thrust itself into the broader national discussion on the affordability of water with its newly launched and unique water pricing model. In an era of rising water rates and constrained municipal budgets, Philadelphia is adapting to shifting market conditions. The goalRead More

Taking the Next Step with Data: Achieving Financial Gain from Smart Water

Taking the Next Step with Data: Achieving Financial Gain from Smart Water

August 16, 2017 at 6:55 am 0 comments

“Smart water” is such a buzzword these days that the definition can get a bit skewed. What exactly constitutes smart water? Is it a piece of technology? If so, what does it do? Just how smart is it? Most importantly, does it help make your utility more efficient? The realityRead More

Can One Water Programs Do More with Less?

Can One Water Programs Do More with Less?

August 14, 2017 at 11:04 am 0 comments

A Look at the Financial Advantages of the One Water Approach By Neil Grigg, Alexander Maas & Theresa Connor Integrated “one water” programs can help cities overcome barriers, extract greater returns from infrastructure investments and increase livability. As a big tent to house different activities, one water offers to facilitate aRead More

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