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Maximizing the Financial Value of Advanced Metering Projects

Maximizing the Financial Value of Advanced Metering Projects

January 8, 2024 at 11:36 am 0 comments

As utilities think about deploying large-scale ad­vanced metering, considering the long-term costs associated with managing and main­taining the system are paramount to a successful project. Implementing an advanced metering program in-house can involve significant up-front capital, ongo­ing maintenance expenses and unexpected budget overruns. A metering-as-a-serviceRead More

Public Financing Considerations for AMI

Public Financing Considerations for AMI

November 27, 2023 at 9:18 am 0 comments

| By David J. Clamage Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) is a popular topic today. Infrastructure in general is equally popular as we look for ways to repair and improve the aging and ailing systems that power American life. In November 2021, just in time forRead More

Thinking Twice About AMI?

Thinking Twice About AMI?

October 12, 2023 at 7:05 am 0 comments

Alternatives and Complementary Systems to Consider | By Peter Mayer Customer metering is fundamental to the successful function of a modern water utility. The introduction of expensive Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) systems with fixed data transmission networks and battery powered “smart” water meters has confrontedRead More

Five Things to Consider When Choosing a Smart Utility Network

Five Things to Consider When Choosing a Smart Utility Network

October 2, 2023 at 5:00 am 0 comments

Procurement and Operations Options – Your utility needs to identify a network that can meet your utility’s goals, ex­pertise and finances. Are you looking for Managed Servic­es, Software as a Service (SaaS) or Network as a Service (NaaS)? This is your first step in movingRead 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.Read More

Report: Number of water AMI endpoints in Europe, North America to double in the next six years

Report: Number of water AMI endpoints in Europe, North America to double in the next six years

March 1, 2022 at 11:29 am 0 comments

According to new a research report from the IoT analyst firm Berg Insight, the installed base of water utility AMI endpoints in Europe and North America is set to double during the period 2021–2027. At the end of 2021, the combined installed base of AMIRead More

Revisiting AMI’s Business Case

Revisiting AMI’s Business Case

June 21, 2021 at 5:58 am 0 comments

Building a Smarter Water System through More than Metering By Andrew Chastain-Howley Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) is a star attraction in the world of metering. Utility managers who hope for greater accountability and efficiency in customer billing may see it as a panacea. Although AMIRead More

Gaining Visibility with AMI: Texas Utility Tackles Smart Metering Project

Gaining Visibility with AMI: Texas Utility Tackles Smart Metering Project

November 30, 2020 at 10:19 am 0 comments

By Zeb Wright Like many municipalities and utilities around the county, Faulkey Gully Municipal Utility District (MUD) knew they had an aging infrastructure that needed to be addressed. The utility, which serves a rapidly developing suburb northwest of Houston, knew that the meter system was nearingRead More

Absolute AMI: Columbia, S.C., Meter Project Highlights Wide-Ranging System Improvements

Absolute AMI: Columbia, S.C., Meter Project Highlights Wide-Ranging System Improvements

October 29, 2020 at 11:52 am 0 comments

A meter upgrade can represent a significant advancement for a water utility, affecting everything from operations to customer service to financial planning – that is, better use of resources and saving money. When the South Carolina capital city of Columbia was struggling with meter reads andRead More

4 Reasons Upgrading to AMI Means More Than You Think for Your System

4 Reasons Upgrading to AMI Means More Than You Think for Your System

July 9, 2020 at 1:38 pm 0 comments

By Alan Breese It is no secret that over the past several years, the water industry has seen an increasing number of water utilities looking to upgrade their aging water infrastructure to improve operational efficiencies and more accurately manage their water systems. Technologies—such as advancedRead More