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Stem the Tide of Non-Revenue Water

Stem the Tide of Non-Revenue Water

February 20, 2018 at 8:00 am 0 comments

By Dan Pinney Did you know that utilities in North America are only paid for roughly 70 to 80 percent of the water they provide? That means up to 30 percent is simply lost. With the right technology, utilities can reduce non-revenue water (NRW) and increase the amount of waterRead More

Unacceptable Loss

Unacceptable Loss

February 20, 2018 at 6:20 am 0 comments

As the Industry Turns to Digital Solutions, Addressing Physical Water Loss Remains Top of Mind for Utilities By Will Maize Water loss continues to plague water utilities. Lost water represents lost revenue, needed to ensure cost recovery and provide capital for network upgrades. Losses can also place pressure on theRead More

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Suez, Aclara ink AMI partnership for U.S. market

January 16, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

SUEZ North America and Aclara today announced an exclusive strategic partnership to deliver advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) that will enable SUEZ to better serve municipalities across the United States. The agreement, which is exclusive to the U.S. marketplace, allows both companies to leverage their strengths toRead More

Hubbell Inc. to acquire Aclara from Sun Capital

Hubbell Inc. to acquire Aclara from Sun Capital

January 4, 2018 at 11:25 am 0 comments

Hubbell Inc. recently announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aclara Technologies LLC, an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., for approximately $1.1 billion in an all-cash transaction. The transaction strengthens and broadens Hubbell Power Systems’ competitive position across utility markets. The acquisition will combine the complementaryRead More

Esri ArcGIS has become a mission-critical enterprise system for local government and water utilities’ core business processes. The distinction between the software application and the GIS is no longer relevant to an end user. They have become one. This is particularly true for ArcGIS utilized by local government organizations for public asset management.

Xylem appoints new president of Sensus & Analytics businesses

September 19, 2017 at 4:03 pm 0 comments

Colin Sabol has been named to the position of senior vice president of Xylem and president of its Sensus & Analytics business, effective Oct. 1. Sabol succeeds Randy Bays, who will move into an advisory role with a focus on Xylem’s global manufacturing operations. Both will report to Xylem President andRead More

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Badger Meter appoints new COO

September 11, 2017 at 9:16 am 0 comments

Badger Meter has announced it has appointed Kenneth C. Bockhorst to the newly created position of senior vice president and chief operating officer. He brings more than 20 years of experience in global operations management to Badger Meter. Bockhorst, who most recently served as executive vice president of the energyRead 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

Alberta utility exceeds water management goals with Sensus AMI

Alberta utility exceeds water management goals with Sensus AMI

June 26, 2017 at 7:00 am 0 comments

For the Town of Okotoks, Alberta, Canada, sustainability isn’t just a buzzword. It’s a way of life. Situated just south of Calgary in Alberta, Canada, the town boasts one of the lowest per capita gross water consumption rates in North America—50 liters per capita per day lower than the CanadianRead More

Apparently, You’re Losing Water…and Money

Apparently, You’re Losing Water…and Money

June 23, 2017 at 1:29 pm 0 comments

Understanding and Addressing Apparent Losses to Better Manage Non-Revenue Water By John Van Arsdel Water utilities are faced with water loss issues that have long lasting impacts on their ability to function properly and efficiently and its ability to derive revenue from what it does daily. The very basics ofRead More

The Indisputable Power of AMI and Analytics

The Indisputable Power of AMI and Analytics

June 1, 2017 at 9:01 am 0 comments

(Hint: It’s Cost Savings and Enhanced Utility Operations) By Joe Ball & Kathleen Dalessandro The Lake County Illinois Public Works Department in Libertyville, Ill., owns and operates two public water supply distribution systems across a large service territory in Northeast Illinois. For years, the county contracted its meter reading to aRead More

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