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Best Practices for Pipe Repair & Replacement Programs

Best Practices for Pipe Repair & Replacement Programs

January 12, 2022 at 4:28 pm 0 comments

By Ken Alessi & Shukri Elmazi The very nature of a pipe burst is that it is unexpected. Crews jump into action and solve the problem as quickly as possible to mitigate damage. Like any emergency, the speed of resolution is often more important than the cost. Utilities are preparedRead More

WATCH: How Technology and A.I. are Fueling the Role of Water Utilities in Creating Smart Cities

WATCH: How Technology and A.I. are Fueling the Role of Water Utilities in Creating Smart Cities

December 1, 2021 at 8:00 am 0 comments

In this new edition of Water Finance & Management Conversations, Kenji Takeuchi, senior vice president of technology solutions, joins WF&M to discuss aging infrastructure, the advancement of machine learning technology and the role of water systems in creating smart cities. We discuss how technology being developed for water utility managementRead More

Flushing & Pressure Monitoring: New Solutions Add Increased Intelligence for Water Utilities

Flushing & Pressure Monitoring: New Solutions Add Increased Intelligence for Water Utilities

October 8, 2021 at 1:17 pm 0 comments

editor’s note: The following was adapted from an article that appeared in a 2020 eBook developed by Water Finance & Management and sponsored by Mueller. Click here to download the complete eBook. As a matter of public health, the quality of drinking water and the condition of the infrastructure usedRead More

Stream of Innovation: Tech, R&D and Current Drivers in Distribution System Management

Stream of Innovation: Tech, R&D and Current Drivers in Distribution System Management

October 4, 2021 at 3:44 pm 0 comments

editor’s note: This article was adapted from a piece that appeared in a 2020 eBook developed by Water Finance & Management sponsored by Mueller. Click here to download the complete eBook. The water utility sector is frequently taking the tem­perature on innovation. When it comes to drinking water, there areRead More

Remote Pressure Monitoring: Another Tool for Leak Detection

Remote Pressure Monitoring: Another Tool for Leak Detection

July 13, 2021 at 11:09 am 0 comments

By Harold Mosley A car struck a fire hydrant in the middle of the night in California, creating a massive water leak. Even before first responders were notified, a pressure sensor sent a text alert to the water utility manager, who was able to dispatch a crew to the sceneRead More

Mueller releases statement on incident at Albertville facility

Mueller releases statement on incident at Albertville facility

June 18, 2021 at 2:54 pm 0 comments

Two people were killed and an additional two injured last Tuesday after a shooting at a Mueller Water Products manufacturing facility in Albertville, Alabama. A fifth person, who was later identified as the shooter, was found dead of apparent suicide. All five people involved in the June 15 incident, includingRead More

Mueller acquires i2O Water

Mueller acquires i2O Water

June 17, 2021 at 12:27 pm 0 comments

Mueller Water Products, Inc. recently announced it has acquired i2O Water, Ltd., a provider of pressure management solutions for approximately $20 million in cash. i2O Water delivers intelligent water networks to more than 100 water companies in over 45 countries around the world to reduce water loss by providing solutionsRead More

Super Hydrants! Merging State-of-the-Art Hydrant Performance and Data Integration

Super Hydrants! Merging State-of-the-Art Hydrant Performance and Data Integration

June 4, 2021 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

Fire hydrants have gone digital. It’s an interesting sub­ject considering the average person probably doesn’t think much about hydrants other than to avoid parking their car in front of them. But in the water utility sector, Mueller is taking hydrants to the next level. In looking at water network dataRead 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

The long-body coupling offered more wiggle room to adjust the fitting compared to the standard-length version, and was installed within 30 minutes with only four top-facing bolts to tighten.

Greensboro, N.C., Makes Quick Repair on 100-Year-Old Pipe

April 1, 2021 at 10:24 am 0 comments

By Vince McCaffrey Mike Strader is the construction and maintenance supervisor for the City of Greensboro, North Carolina (population roughly 295,000). The city’s water infrastructure is made up of 1,500 miles of public water mains with 33,000 valves and 15,000 hydrants. Most of the pipes are constructed with cast iron, ductileRead More