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Water Jargon 101

Water Jargon 101

October 6, 2021 at 12:55 pm 0 comments

A Guide to Sometimes Overused but Always Essential Terms, Acronyms & Other Basics of the Modern Water Utility Industry Whether you’re new to the water utility industry or you’re a seasoned veteran, you have to admit there’s a ton of jargon, buzzwords and acronyms to navigate. Like any field, waterRead More

Smart sewer technology satisfies EPA consent decree, saves city $400 million

Smart sewer technology satisfies EPA consent decree, saves city $400 million

September 27, 2021 at 9:08 am 0 comments

Water technology company Xylem is working with the City of South Bend, Indiana, to deliver an advanced smart sewer system that will enable the city to exceed the requirements of a wastewater consent decree for 60 percent less capital investment (CapEx) than originally planned. The U.S. Environmental Protection Authority (EPA)Read More

WATCH: Xylem’s Colin Sabol says digital transformation in the water sector is only accelerating

WATCH: Xylem’s Colin Sabol says digital transformation in the water sector is only accelerating

July 7, 2021 at 9:10 am 0 comments

Colin Sabol, president of Xylem‘s Measurement and Control Solutions business, says the digital technology transformation in the water utility industry is accelerating and that investment in the sector could continue to increase in the short term. Sabol joined Water Finance & Management in an exclusive interview recently to discuss theRead More

Mueller, Ferguson deliver new integration capabilities for AMI

Mueller, Ferguson deliver new integration capabilities for AMI

May 19, 2021 at 10:00 am 0 comments

Mueller and Ferguson Waterworks have announced the successful deployment of the industry’s first LoRaWAN Class B endpoints. The Town of Florence, located in Central Pinal County, Arizona, is the first water utility to benefit from this technology advancement. LoRaWAN Class B endpoints provide flexibility to scale network coverage and integrate intoRead More

Redefining Meter Maintenance Amid Digital Transformation

Redefining Meter Maintenance Amid Digital Transformation

April 28, 2021 at 9:00 am 0 comments

By James Smith Hop into the driver’s seat of a new electric vehicle (EV) and enjoy the smooth ride. Relax in the knowledge that your journey is being monitored by an array of onboard sensors and software as well as remote analytics to ensure the mechanical and digital systems areRead More

Oldest city in Kentucky implements AMI project

Oldest city in Kentucky implements AMI project

March 29, 2021 at 7:45 am 0 comments

As water utilities continue to realize the value of smart water technology investments, the City of Harrodsburg, Kentucky, has undertaken a project that will transform its water utility and bring its 8,000-plus citizens an unparalleled new customer service experience. Founded in 1774, Harrodsburg is the oldest city in the state.Read More

Ohio municipality launching $2.2 million smart meter project

Ohio municipality launching $2.2 million smart meter project

February 2, 2021 at 2:00 pm 0 comments

The City of Ravenna, Ohio is investing in a $2.2 million smart water project. The city will work with manufacturer Master Meter and distributor Ferguson Waterworks to digitally transform its water system and fulfill Ravenna’s vision of 24/7 customer service for its 11,000 citizens while also reducing water loss. ApproximatelyRead More

City of Columbus to partner with Sensus on smart utility network

City of Columbus to partner with Sensus on smart utility network

January 18, 2021 at 9:19 am 0 comments

The City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities has a long history of superior customer service dating back to 1871 and its first drinking water treatment facility at the confluence of the Scioto and Olentangy rivers. Columbus is taking the next step in this journey by partnering with Sensus, a XylemRead More

California water district, Sensus deploy smart utility network

California water district, Sensus deploy smart utility network

November 23, 2020 at 9:56 am 0 comments

Cyclical water shortages are a challenge that Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) takes seriously. As California’s sixth-largest retail water agency, they embrace the opportunity to balance water use efficiency with meeting the needs of a diverse and growing customer base. Located in western Riverside County, California, EMWD provides water andRead More

Non-Revenue Water: An Opportunity for Water Utilities, Now More than Ever

Non-Revenue Water: An Opportunity for Water Utilities, Now More than Ever

November 2, 2020 at 9:44 am 0 comments

By Travis Smith It is no secret that the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the water industry. Revenue shortfalls from a decline in commercial and industrial water use and some residential customers struggling to pay bills are affecting utilities across the country. The service must go on, but in some casesRead More