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Thinking Twice About AMI?

Thinking Twice About AMI?

October 12, 2023 at 7:05 am 0 comments

Alternatives and Complementary Systems to Consider | By Peter Mayer Customer metering is fundamental to the successful function of a modern water utility. The introduction of expensive Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) systems with fixed data transmission networks and battery powered “smart” water meters has confrontedRead More

The Digital Transformation of Small Utilities

The Digital Transformation of Small Utilities

September 18, 2023 at 9:59 am 0 comments

Improving Performance of the Long Tail of the Water Industry By Doug Hatler According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), there are more than 50,000 drinking water and wastewater utilities in operation in the United States serving a population of less than 10,000. TheseRead More

AMR Helps Drive a Small, Growing Illinois Water Network

AMR Helps Drive a Small, Growing Illinois Water Network

September 14, 2023 at 1:30 pm 0 comments

By Osvaldo Zambrano Located in the State of Illinois, Exeter-Merritt Water Cooperative delivers safe and high-quality drinking water to approximately 300 residents in the counties of Scott and Morgan. In 2011, the cooperative decided to do a phase 3 expansion and include additional homes inRead More

A shot of the Sacramento River near Redding, Calif., just north of Red Bluff where the river came within a foot of its highest recorded level this past winter.

Harnessing IoT Innovations in Intelligent Stormwater Management Systems

September 12, 2023 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

By Phil Beecher Unforeseen amounts of precipitation in the winter of 2022-2023 replenished parched lakes and reservoirs but unleashed a staggering 78 trillion gallons of water on California alone, leading to extensive flooding and stormwater runoff. California experienced two significant atmospheric river events that pushedRead More

The Penn Yan wastewater treatment plant was built in 1983 with a design flow capacity of 1.8 MGD.

Manual to Modern

September 11, 2023 at 6:45 am 0 comments

How the Move to a Centralized Data Platform Heightened Operations at a Small New York Wastewater Treatment Plant By Scott Dorner Located on the north end of Keuka Lake in the State of New York, is the Village of Penn Yan which is home toRead More

A shot of the Albuquerque Bernalillo County Water Utility Authority’s customer service and operations center.

Pressure Management Goes Digital

September 5, 2023 at 7:42 am 0 comments

How New Mexico’s Largest Water Utility Is Enhancing Its Distribution System with Pressure Monitoring Tech By Joseph Dryer The dry desert heat of Albuquerque is relentless. However, the largest water utility in New Mexico provides relief with continuous water service. considering options beyond fixed communicationRead More

Q&A: Risk, Resilience and Response

Q&A: Risk, Resilience and Response

August 28, 2023 at 8:34 am 0 comments

Shawn Corrigan, Vice President, Risk and Resilience Principal, Carollo, chats with WF&M This past June at AWWA’s Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE23) in Toronto, we caught up with Shawn Corrigan, CEM, vice president and risk and resilience principal at Carollo. Corrigan walked us though someRead More

Revisiting WIFIA Sub-UST Interest Rates for SRFs

Revisiting WIFIA Sub-UST Interest Rates for SRFs

July 31, 2023 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

By John Ryan The WIFIA loan program offers an interest rate derived from current U.S. Treasury (UST) yields at loan closing. Other large-scale federal infrastructure loan programs like TIFIA and CIFIA do the same. The underlying idea is that the loan should cover the government’sRead More