Post Tagged with: "AMR/AMI"

Badger Meter issued recertification for security management, data privacy

Badger Meter issued recertification for security management, data privacy

May 27, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Badger Meter, manufacturer of flow measurement, control and communications solutions, recently announced it was again awarded ISO 27001 recertification and successfully conducted a SOC 2 (Service Organization Control) Type 2 examination of its Information Security Management System (ISMS). Since 2015, Badger Meter has completed an annual ISO 27001 certification andRead More

Assessing the Return on Investment of AMI

Assessing the Return on Investment of AMI

December 18, 2019 at 11:30 am 0 comments

By David Rubin Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) is widely considered to be the gold standard in modern communications networks among utilities of all kinds. It provides myriad advantages over older Automated Meter Reading (AMR) systems, from providing regular and timely meter reads to its ability to accommodate two-way communications. AMIRead More

How to Evaluate Connectivity Options for Smart Water Meters in the IoT Age

How to Evaluate Connectivity Options for Smart Water Meters in the IoT Age

December 18, 2019 at 10:45 am 0 comments

The promise of connected smart meters has been discussed for years, and many utilities have used mobile reading solutions for years, but only a few are starting to look seriously at the implementation of fixed network connectivity, especially in North America and Europe. Wireless connectivity is more widely seen asRead 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

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

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.

Report: Forecasted spending on smart water technology tops $20 billion over next decade

May 5, 2017 at 7:30 am 0 comments

The U.S. municipal water sector, which has traditionally been slow to adopt new technologies, sits at the cusp of change with more than $20 billion of forecasted spending on software, data and analytics solutions over the next decade. As a result, more than 40 companies are positioning to deploy state-of-the-artRead More

Indiana utility enhances infrastructure with Sensus AMI

Indiana utility enhances infrastructure with Sensus AMI

April 17, 2017 at 9:20 am 0 comments

Located in Daviess County, Indiana, Washington is a small city that is poised for growth. An expansion of the heavily traveled I-69 highway has added new connections to the region between Evansville and Indianapolis, improving access to jobs, education and healthcare. With the promise of commercial and residential growth, theRead More

Sensus study explores value, barriers of smart water networks

Sensus study explores value, barriers of smart water networks

March 24, 2017 at 9:54 am 0 comments

A study by Sensus examines the operational, maintenance, conservation and financial benefits of using smart water networks to help solve water challenges. The study, titled “Water 20/20: Bringing Smart Water Networks Into Focus” was conducted through in-depth interviews, comprehensive surveys with 182 global water utilities and analyzing utility operations and budgets. TheRead More

Where Is Your Utility on the Smart Water Continuum?

Where Is Your Utility on the Smart Water Continuum?

February 24, 2017 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Smart Cities Start with Smart Water So, Where Is Your Utility on the Smart Water Continuum? By Dave Hanes What is a smart city? According to Jesse Berst, founder and chairman of the Smart Cities Council, a coalition of organizations that seeks to accelerate the move to smart cities, “It’sRead More

The Business Case for AMI

The Business Case for AMI

December 9, 2016 at 10:00 am 0 comments

How Total Cost of Ownership Can Help You Make the Right Meter-Reading Decision By Todd Ellis Water utilities need accurate data for a number of reasons. Frst and foremost, utilities need data from meters for billing. However, utilities also need meter data for other important purposes. For example, utilities areRead More