Post Tagged with: "Smart Metering"

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 smartRead 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.Read 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 fieldRead 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 importantRead More

Badger: Metering Trending Toward Cellular, Managed Solutions

Badger: Metering Trending Toward Cellular, Managed Solutions

November 21, 2016 at 8:03 am 0 comments

Badger Meter recently shared four key trends predicted to shape the water utility industry in 2017. The trends are based on the company’s experience in working with thousands of water utilities across the United States in helping them to select the right metering system for their needsRead More

Xylem to Acquire Sensus for $1.7 Billion

Xylem to Acquire Sensus for $1.7 Billion

August 15, 2016 at 3:00 pm 0 comments

Xylem Inc. announced today it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Sensus for approximately $1.7 billion in cash. Sensus, owned by investment funds affiliated with The Jordan Company and GS Capital Partners 2000, is a provider of smart meters, network technologies and advanced data analyticsRead More

AMI: More than Metering

AMI: More than Metering

June 9, 2016 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

How Expanding Data Applications Are Transforming Utility Asset Management As Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) for water systems and its capability continues to evolve, utilities are looking beyond automated meter reads and improved billing systems. Smart metering is no longer just about metering. Today, almost everyRead More

More than Just a Good Read

February 1, 2013 at 12:00 am 0 comments

Water utility managers today have an often unenviable task: make the most of the assets they have to offset rising operational costs, both in the short and long terms. The key is water efficiency. In addition to the obvious, the resource itself, ?water efficiency? speaks as well to wise management of infrastructure, energy, revenue and more.

Powering AMI

Powering AMI

July 27, 2012 at 12:00 am 0 comments

The smart meter market has exploded as utilities increasingly deploy advanced metering technology to boost operational efficiency and improve bottom line performance.