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Stem the Tide of Non-Revenue Water

Stem the Tide of Non-Revenue Water

February 20, 2018 at 8:00 am 0 comments

By Dan Pinney Did you know that utilities in North America are only paid for roughly 70 to 80 percent of the water they provide? That means up to 30 percent is simply lost. With the right technology, utilities can reduce non-revenue water (NRW) and increase the amount of waterRead 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

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Suez, Aclara ink AMI partnership for U.S. market

January 16, 2018 at 3:45 pm 0 comments

SUEZ North America and Aclara today announced an exclusive strategic partnership to deliver advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) that will enable SUEZ to better serve municipalities across the United States. The agreement, which is exclusive to the U.S. marketplace, allows both companies to leverage their strengths toRead More

Aclara launches ‘next generation’ AclaraONE software

Aclara launches ‘next generation’ AclaraONE software

January 15, 2018 at 7:00 am 0 comments

Aclara, a supplier of smart infrastructure solutions (SIS) to electric, gas and water utilities worldwide, has announced the release of its AclaraONE (One Network for Everyone™), a powerful and secure software solution that allows utilities employing Aclara’s communications technologies to transform business operations, increase efficiencies, reduce costs and increase customerRead More

Hubbell Inc. to acquire Aclara from Sun Capital

Hubbell Inc. to acquire Aclara from Sun Capital

January 4, 2018 at 11:25 am 0 comments

Hubbell Inc. recently announced it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Aclara Technologies LLC, an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners, Inc., for approximately $1.1 billion in an all-cash transaction. The transaction strengthens and broadens Hubbell Power Systems’ competitive position across utility markets. The acquisition will combine the complementaryRead More

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Badger Meter appoints new COO

September 11, 2017 at 9:16 am 0 comments

Badger Meter has announced it has appointed Kenneth C. Bockhorst to the newly created position of senior vice president and chief operating officer. He brings more than 20 years of experience in global operations management to Badger Meter. Bockhorst, who most recently served as executive vice president of the energyRead More

Sensus wins ‘Best Smart Utility Solution’ award

Sensus wins ‘Best Smart Utility Solution’ award

August 21, 2017 at 10:05 am 0 comments

For the fourth consecutive year, the Sensus Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solution has been honored by municipal utility executives as the “Best Smart Utility Solution” during the Municipal Smart Grid Summit (MSGS). The Sensus AMI solution is comprised of smart metering technology and the FlexNet communication system, a two-way networkRead 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

The Indisputable Power of AMI and Analytics

The Indisputable Power of AMI and Analytics

June 1, 2017 at 9:01 am 0 comments

(Hint: It’s Cost Savings and Enhanced Utility Operations) By Joe Ball & Kathleen Dalessandro The Lake County Illinois Public Works Department in Libertyville, Ill., owns and operates two public water supply distribution systems across a large service territory in Northeast Illinois. For years, the county contracted its meter reading to aRead 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

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