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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 AMI carries many benefits, there’s muchRead More

Mueller, Ferguson deliver new integration capabilities for AMI

Mueller, Ferguson deliver new integration capabilities for AMI

May 19, 2021 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Mueller and Ferguson Waterworks have announced the successful deployment of the industry’s first LoRaWAN Class B endpoints. The Town of Florence, located in Central Pinal County, Arizona, is the first water utility to benefit from this technology advancement. LoRaWAN Class B endpoints provide flexibility to scale network coverage and integrate intoRead More

Redefining Meter Maintenance Amid Digital Transformation

Redefining Meter Maintenance Amid Digital Transformation

April 28, 2021 at 9:00 am 0 comments

By James Smith Hop into the driver’s seat of a new electric vehicle (EV) and enjoy the smooth ride. Relax in the knowledge that your journey is being monitored by an array of onboard sensors and software as well as remote analytics to ensure the mechanical and digital systems areRead More

Oldest city in Kentucky implements AMI project

Oldest city in Kentucky implements AMI project

March 29, 2021 at 7:45 am 0 comments

As water utilities continue to realize the value of smart water technology investments, the City of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, has undertaken a project that will transform its water utility and bring its 8,000-plus citizens an unparalleled new customer service experience. Founded in 1774, Harrodsburg is the oldest city in the state.Read More

California water district awards AMI contract to Mueller

California water district awards AMI contract to Mueller

March 15, 2021 at 8:30 am 0 comments

The Calaveras County Water District in California has selected Mueller Systems to deploy an advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) network covering 1,000 sq-miles with 13,000 AMI endpoints. The project will replace the majority of the District’s meters and add communication capabilities to all meters. “We recognized some time ago that AMIRead More

Plan for an Unpredictable 2021: Three Certainties Utilities Can Count On

Plan for an Unpredictable 2021: Three Certainties Utilities Can Count On

February 15, 2021 at 10:36 am 0 comments

By Dan Pinney There’s an elephant in the room, one that staff probably feels the urge to bring up in every planning meeting: how can water utilities plan for the future when the present is also uncertain? It’s clear that COVID-19 will have a long-term impact on the industry asRead More

Ohio municipality launching $2.2 million smart meter project

Ohio municipality launching $2.2 million smart meter project

February 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

The City of Ravenna, Ohio is investing in a $2.2 million smart water project. The city will work with manufacturer Master Meter and distributor Ferguson Waterworks to digitally transform its water system and fulfill Ravenna’s vision of 24/7 customer service for its 11,000 citizens while also reducing water loss. ApproximatelyRead 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

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