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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 advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), especially thoseRead More

The City of Gonzales was seeking to give its customers accurate and timely water bills. The challenge stemmed from manual meter reading and old, outdated technology.

Louisiana City Funds Infrastructure Upgrade with Metering-as-a-Service Program

July 6, 2020 at 9:41 am 0 comments

By Joey Mitchell The business case for Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) is compelling, as it provides accurate billing data, consistent and faster billing resolution, and operational efficiency through the elimination of manual operations. Access to more data lets utilities make informed decisions to streamline operations, boost customer service and provide valuableRead More

A Roadmap for Successful AMI Installations…and Key Considerations for Deployment

A Roadmap for Successful AMI Installations…and Key Considerations for Deployment

June 29, 2020 at 10:05 am 0 comments

By Thomas Butler For a water utility of any size to function properly, effective meter reading is a vital aspect of day-to-day operations. Meter reading supports both ends of the transaction, ensuring that water is being properly delivered, accounted and billed each month. With meters playing such a key roleRead More

Austin Water selects Aclara for AMI program

Austin Water selects Aclara for AMI program

June 29, 2020 at 9:55 am 0 comments

Austin Water has selected Aclara to supply and implement a landmark advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) program to the utility, which services over 1 million people across more than 548 square miles in the Austin, Texas metropolitan area. “Austin Water is excited to be working with the Aclara team to helpRead More

The Power of Metering: How Long-life Batteries Affect AMI Profitability

The Power of Metering: How Long-life Batteries Affect AMI Profitability

June 12, 2020 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

By Sol Jacobs Economics ultimately dictate the decision to upgrade from traditional water meters to a smart metering solution that combines robust meter construction with advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), automated meter reading (AMR) and two-way wireless communications. The newest automated meters are incredibly robust, thus creating the potential for extendedRead More

UMS launches ‘Metering-as-a-Service’ offering to drive advanced metering adoption

UMS launches ‘Metering-as-a-Service’ offering to drive advanced metering adoption

May 20, 2020 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Raleigh, N.C.-based Utility Metering Solutions (UMS) today announced the general availability of netAMP™ Metering-as-a-Service (MaaS). According to UMS, it’s the water industry’s first subscription-based metering program. The program provides utilities an expedited migration path to advanced metering – delivering all the equipment, meters, software and services to upgrade antiquated infrastructures. EliminatingRead More

WSSC cuts more than $131 million in FY21 budget

WSSC cuts more than $131 million in FY21 budget

May 11, 2020 at 10:14 am 0 comments

The Montgomery and Prince George’s County Councils recently met to approve WSSC Water’s nearly $1.5 billion Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 budget. The approved budget will allow WSSC Water to continue protecting public health by upgrading aging pipes, plants and pumps across both counties to ensure safe, clean drinking water continuesRead More

Turning Weakness into Strength with AMI

Turning Weakness into Strength with AMI

April 20, 2020 at 9:24 am 0 comments

Significant Water Loss Leads to New Technologies, Improved Service for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians in North Carolina By Molly Kilmas The EPA report from 2014 didn’t have good news for the Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians (EBCI). Its water system was experiencing an overall 48 percent unaccounted-for water loss.Read More

Master Meter, WaterSmart announce collaboration

Master Meter, WaterSmart announce collaboration

April 6, 2020 at 7:37 am 0 comments

Master Meter, Inc. and WaterSmart Software, have announced the formation of a strategic partnership that will allow Master Meter’s water management solution portfolio in the United States to include WaterSmart’s consumer engagement technology. The collaboration between Master Meter and WaterSmart will help deliver actionable data insights to utility staff aimedRead More

Badger Meter receives Smart 50 award for smart water deployment

Badger Meter receives Smart 50 award for smart water deployment

February 24, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Badger Meter, a global manufacturer of flow measurement, control and communications solutions, announced it has received a Smart 50 Award in the “Urban Operations” category. The company was recognized for the role of its smart water meter technology in modernizing an aging water infrastructure system for the City of Columbia,Read More