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Wireless monitoring systems are becoming essential to numerous applications, including smart metering, leak detection solutions, pipeline and tank level monitoring and valve actuation.

How Battery-Powered Wireless Sensors Help Preserve Water Resources

March 1, 2021 at 9:46 am 0 comments

By Sol Jacobs Battery-powered remote wireless sensors are at the heart of modern water infrastructure. Within industrialized nations, wireless monitoring systems are essential to numerous applications, including smart AMR/AMI metering, leak detection solutions, pipeline and tank level monitoring and valve actuation, just to name a few. Advanced wireless technology isRead More

City of Columbus to partner with Sensus on smart utility network

City of Columbus to partner with Sensus on smart utility network

January 18, 2021 at 9:19 am 0 comments

The City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities has a long history of superior customer service dating back to 1871 and its first drinking water treatment facility at the confluence of the Scioto and Olentangy rivers. Columbus is taking the next step in this journey by partnering with Sensus, a XylemRead 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 nearing the end of its usefulRead More

California water district, Sensus deploy smart utility network

California water district, Sensus deploy smart utility network

November 23, 2020 at 9:56 am 0 comments

Cyclical water shortages are a challenge that Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) takes seriously. As California’s sixth-largest retail water agency, they embrace the opportunity to balance water use efficiency with meeting the needs of a diverse and growing customer base. Located in western Riverside County, California, EMWD provides water andRead More

The Key to Thwarting Non-Revenue Water? Understanding It

The Key to Thwarting Non-Revenue Water? Understanding It

November 16, 2020 at 11:33 am 0 comments

By Jeff McCracken Non-revenue water loss is among the biggest challenges facing the water industry and the world. Nearly one-third of all water, amounting to $39 billion annually, is lost before it ever reaches a customer, according to a report from Frost & Sullivan. Water scarcity will proliferate with the agingRead 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 and inaccurate billing it turned toRead More

Register for the Virtual Water Finance Conference!

Register for the Virtual Water Finance Conference!

September 8, 2020 at 6:01 am 0 comments

The 2020 Water Finance Conference, being presented in a virtual format in September, will touch on a range of topics in the water utility finance space including rate setting, customer affordability short- and long-term financial planning, revenue recovery through technology, financing unfunded regulatory mandates and privatization and consolidation. The sixth annualRead 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 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