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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

Bluefield: Big data, IoT will positively impact global infrastructure gap

Bluefield: Big data, IoT will positively impact global infrastructure gap

March 6, 2017 at 10:00 am 0 comments

According to Bluefield Research, the water sector will spend more than $20 billion in metering, data management and analytics globally by 2025, as cutting-edge, smart water solutions continue to gain traction with municipal water utilities that see data and analytics as tools for addressing aging infrastructure. At the root of this change is 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

Optimizing Your Metering Infrastructure: What’s Trending in Metering in 2017

Optimizing Your Metering Infrastructure: What’s Trending in Metering in 2017

February 20, 2017 at 11:49 am 0 comments

PLUS: Inside Sacramento’s Accelerated Water Meter Program By Andrew Farr In a popular analogy often used in the industry, water meters are frequently likened to cash registers – the point at which a product or service is quantified and purchased. In the case of a water utility, meters represent theRead More

City of Monroe, Wash., partners with Sensus to upgrade metering

City of Monroe, Wash., partners with Sensus to upgrade metering

February 13, 2017 at 12:44 pm 0 comments

Nestled in the shadow of the Cascade Mountain range, the City of Monroe, Wash., is a small community growing at a rapid pace. And with new growth comes the need for new infrastructure to support it. That’s why the City of Monroe Public Works Department is using smart water technologyRead More

Halifax Water chooses Itron for AMI project

Halifax Water chooses Itron for AMI project

January 18, 2017 at 9:30 am 0 comments

Itron, Inc. and Halifax Regional Water Commission have entered into a contract to modernize the utility’s water distribution system. The utility, which provides water, wastewater and stormwater services to residents of the Halifax Regional Municipality, the capital of Nova Scotia, Canada, will deploy Itron’s smart water solution and analytic software-as-a-serviceRead More

Ohio utility bolsters service, improves efficiency with Sensus AMI

Ohio utility bolsters service, improves efficiency with Sensus AMI

January 16, 2017 at 12:24 pm 0 comments

As the City of Youngstown, Ohio, revitalizes its neighborhoods and welcomes new businesses and residents, the Youngstown Water Department is taking advantage of an opportunity to upgrade its metering infrastructure. The city’s 52,000 customers have come to trust the department to improve operations and enhance its service. As indicated by its recentRead More

Aclara acquires smart grid division of Apex Covantage

Aclara acquires smart grid division of Apex Covantage

January 16, 2017 at 11:21 am 0 comments

Aclara Technologies LLC (Aclara), recently announced it has acquired the Smart Grid Solutions (SGS) division of Apex CoVantage, LLC. The transaction includes the award-winning ProField mobile workforce management technology used for smart grid deployments as well as the Smart Grid Professional Services business comprising utility field services and consulting. Financial termsRead 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

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