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Badger Meter receives Smart 50 award for smart water deployment

Badger Meter receives Smart 50 award for smart water deployment

February 24, 2020 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Badger Meter, a global manufacturer of flow measurement, control and communications solutions, announced it has received a Smart 50 Award in the “Urban Operations” category. The company was recognized for the role of its smart water meter technology in modernizing an aging water infrastructure system for the City of Columbia,Read More

Non-Revenue No More: West Virginia Utility Gets Strategic with AMI

Non-Revenue No More: West Virginia Utility Gets Strategic with AMI

February 12, 2020 at 2:02 pm 0 comments

By Dan Pinney Non-revenue water (NRW) is a longstanding issue that continues to be a thorn in the side of many utilities. For decades, utilities have struggled with 20-30 percent water loss due to leaks, emergencies or other factors. NRW can impact the utility’s business with the potential to affectRead More

Sewerball: The Art of Managing Storm and Wastewater Using Data

Sewerball: The Art of Managing Storm and Wastewater Using Data

February 10, 2020 at 6:30 am 0 comments

By Greg Quist Stormwater and sanitary sewer systems may be some of the least technologically sophisticated systems in the utility’s arsenal. Most often, these systems are gravity-based and out of sight. As a result, operational assessments are limited to the occasional visual inspection when an operator lifts a manhole toRead More

Tacoma Public Utilities selects Sensus for AMI project

Tacoma Public Utilities selects Sensus for AMI project

February 3, 2020 at 10:04 am 0 comments

Tacoma Public Utilities (TPU) has entered into a contract with Sensus, a Xylem brand, to serve as the technology provider for its advanced meter project. The publicly-owned utility offers power, water, rail, internet and cable service to downtown Tacoma, Washington, and the surrounding area. The modernization effort means new advancedRead More

Report: Data demand will drive $92 billion in investment by 2030 

Report: Data demand will drive $92 billion in investment by 2030 

January 31, 2020 at 10:21 am 0 comments

Spending for digital water solutions in the United States and Canada is forecasted to grow 6.5 percent annually, far outpacing the growth of the broader municipal water and wastewater sector over the next decade, says a new report from water market research firm Bluefield Research. During this same period, annualRead More

LAST CALL! Abstracts due Friday for May Water Asset Management Conference Online

LAST CALL! Abstracts due Friday for May Water Asset Management Conference Online

January 6, 2020 at 11:57 am 0 comments

The Water Asset Management Conference Online is accepting abstracts for its Spring 2020 series. The Spring series will offer four weekly sessions throughout the month of May and will feature presentations from leading experts in water infrastructure management. Please email your 200-word abstract to Andrew Farr at afarr@benjaminmedia.com by January 31. TheRead More

Tennessee utility contracts Itron for smart water project

Tennessee utility contracts Itron for smart water project

January 3, 2020 at 11:00 am 0 comments

Itron, Inc. recently signed a contract to modernize the water distribution system at Consolidated Utility District (CUDRC) of Rutherford County, Tennessee. The utility will install Itron smart water communication modules throughout their 1,400 miles of water lines. CUDRC will leverage Itron’s network to improve operational efficiency, monitor water loss andRead More

San Jose Water applies for AMI investment

San Jose Water applies for AMI investment

January 2, 2020 at 9:00 am 0 comments

San Jose Water announced last month it had filed an application with the California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) to deploy Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) throughout its service area. AMI technology includes advanced meters that can take up to hourly readings daily, along with a data transmission system to provide waterRead More

Assessing the Return on Investment of AMI

Assessing the Return on Investment of AMI

December 18, 2019 at 11:30 am 0 comments

By David Rubin Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) is widely considered to be the gold standard in modern communications networks among utilities of all kinds. It provides myriad advantages over older Automated Meter Reading (AMR) systems, from providing regular and timely meter reads to its ability to accommodate two-way communications. AMIRead More

Itron signs contract with Louisville Water Company

Itron signs contract with Louisville Water Company

December 9, 2019 at 11:22 am 0 comments

Itron has signed a contract with Louisville Water Company, which serves more than 1 million people in Louisville, Kentucky and the surrounding areas, to modernize the water usage data collection process. The utility will deploy Itron’s OpenWay Riva IoT solution, including replacing nearly 280,000 meters with the OpenWay Riva water communicationRead More