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Tech Perspectives: What is the State of Cyber Risk in the Water Sector?

Tech Perspectives: What is the State of Cyber Risk in the Water Sector?

May 13, 2024 at 8:15 am 0 comments

Water utilities are on heightened alert for cyber attacks, so Water Finance & Management chatted with Marty Edwards, Deputy Chief Technology Officer for Operational Technology (OT) and Internet of Things (IoT) for Tenable. Edwards gave recent testimony in Congress, appearing as a witness before inRead More

Commentary: The Utilities Industry Needs More Workers. To Attract Them, It Needs Modern Technology.

Commentary: The Utilities Industry Needs More Workers. To Attract Them, It Needs Modern Technology.

May 6, 2024 at 12:15 pm 0 comments

By Anita Peterson It’s no secret that the utilities industry, including water services, is going to have to grapple with a workforce gap in the coming years. This workforce decline has the potential to severely impact the experiences of both the remaining employees in theRead More

The dashboard provides Silver Creek with accurate data on all meters and alerts when issues may arise. Meter specialists can communicate with customers without having to make multiple trips.

Indiana Water Company Prevents Water Loss with Smart Tech

February 29, 2024 at 11:46 am 0 comments

By Trey Overman In an era when water conservation is paramount, Southern Indiana’s Silver Creek Water Corp. is a textbook example of how to use innovative technology to not only save resources, but also to improve customer service. Serving a population of 20,000 in theRead More

5 Data Management Best Practices for Your Consideration

5 Data Management Best Practices for Your Consideration

June 16, 2023 at 9:51 am 0 comments

By Fiona Straton Today’s data-centric world is complex. Data is growing exponentially and typically these data sets exist in isolation. With information such as geospatial data, time-series data, financial data, engineering data, and asset management data, all residing in different silos it is all butRead More

Tech Perspectives: Remote Shutoff Capabilities Help Make Water Utilities More Resilient

Tech Perspectives: Remote Shutoff Capabilities Help Make Water Utilities More Resilient

June 14, 2022 at 8:30 am 0 comments

By Trey Overman Many factors come into play that help make water utilities and the communities they serve more resilient. Using the right technology, they can enhance service, create operational efficiencies and improve their bottom line. All through the careful and remotely managed flow ofRead More

Cities Turn to Tech to Find New Ways to Optimize Meters, Recover Revenue

Cities Turn to Tech to Find New Ways to Optimize Meters, Recover Revenue

October 18, 2021 at 6:00 am 0 comments

By Quinn Jackson-Elliott Every day brings a new headline that reinforces the severity of the drought in the Western United States: Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the United States and part of a system that supplies water to at least 40 million people acrossRead More

4 Reasons Upgrading to AMI Means More Than You Think for Your System

4 Reasons Upgrading to AMI Means More Than You Think for Your System

July 9, 2020 at 1:38 pm 0 comments

By Alan Breese It is no secret that over the past several years, the water industry has seen an increasing number of water utilities looking to upgrade their aging water infrastructure to improve operational efficiencies and more accurately manage their water systems. Technologies—such as advancedRead More

Technologies such as LTE, IoT and advanced communication have allowed water utilities improve control of their water systems.

Four Trends Shaping Water Metering in 2020

February 6, 2020 at 2:45 pm 0 comments

By John Fillinger The previous decade saw the introduction and growth of smart water advancements in the water metering industry. Technologies such as LTE, IoT and advanced communications systems, have allowed water utilities around the world, and especially in the United States, to improve controlRead More