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Georgia utility tackles non-revenue water

Georgia utility tackles non-revenue water

July 16, 2018 at 11:05 am 0 comments

About 30 miles northwest of Atlanta, the City of Dallas, Georgia, offers a reprieve from the busyness of the big city with the retained charm of simpler times and a friendly community. While the city might have an easygoing appeal, running the local water utility is anything but a breeze.Read More

Sensus to expand North Carolina operation

Sensus to expand North Carolina operation

July 9, 2018 at 10:35 am 0 comments

Sensus USA, Inc., a provider of advanced metering technologies to utilities and municipalities, will expand its current operations in Durham County, N.C., creating 301 new jobs over five years, North Carolina Gov. Roy Cooper announced recently. The company will invest $4 million in North Carolina by the end of 2019.Read More

Tulsa student wins U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize

Tulsa student wins U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize

June 25, 2018 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) has announced that Braden Milford has won the 2018 U.S. Stockholm Junior Water Prize (SJWP), the nation’s most prestigious youth competition for water-related research. Milford, a student at Cascia Hall Preparatory School in Tulsa, Okla., developed a system using naturally occurring bacteria to remove heavyRead More

Report: Advanced asset management poised to drive $41 billion in savings

Report: Advanced asset management poised to drive $41 billion in savings

May 7, 2018 at 12:11 pm 0 comments

According to a new report from Bluefield Research, smarter, more advanced asset management strategies could save water utilities $41.9 billion in capital expenditures by 2027. These savings stem from the proliferation of new technology solutions and companies adjusting their business models to serve the municipal water sector. Utilities rely on asset management solutionsRead More

LIFT launches ‘Intelligent Water Systems Challenge’

LIFT launches ‘Intelligent Water Systems Challenge’

March 19, 2018 at 1:13 pm 0 comments

A first-of-its-kind event is challenging participants to use innovation and data to help solve some of the most difficult issues facing water and wastewater utilities. The Intelligent Water Systems Challenge is hosted by the Leaders Innovation Forum for Technology (LIFT), a joint effort of the Water Environment Federation and theRead More

Xylem to acquire Valor Water Analytics

Xylem to acquire Valor Water Analytics

March 5, 2018 at 1:36 pm 0 comments

Valor Water Analytics (Valor) was recently acquired by Xylem Inc. Valor Water was founded by Dr. Christine Boyle in 2013 with a mission to bring big data solutions to water utilities in order to improve their financial and water resource sustainability. To accomplish this, Valor created a suite of software productsRead More

A flooded treatment plant in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey in 2017.

Planning for Every Contingency

March 5, 2018 at 12:52 pm 0 comments

Have Recent Weather Events Affected the Water Sector’s Approach to Emergency Planning & Resiliency? By Hunter Powell As severe weather events such as flooding and droughts increase in frequency and intensity due to climate change, community leaders are grappling with the need to bolster the resilience of public infrastructure toRead 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

Xylem acquires smart solutions provider EmNet

Xylem acquires smart solutions provider EmNet

February 12, 2018 at 8:00 am 0 comments

Xylem Inc. announced it has acquired EmNet, LLC, a rapidly growing provider of smart solutions that enable municipalities to manage the urban water cycle and wastewater and stormwater systems. The addition further expands Xylem’s portfolio of advanced infrastructure analytics solutions and capabilities. Financial terms were not disclosed. EmNet’s core technology andRead More

New mobile communications solution improves meter read rates

New mobile communications solution improves meter read rates

January 18, 2018 at 10:08 am 0 comments

The FlexNet EasyLink Mobile Communications is a new solution from Sensus aimed at assiting utilities to increase meter read rates and decrease drive time. The portable, radio-based device easily acquires data from electric, gas and water meters and is a simple, cost-effective way to simultaneously read Sensus SmartPoint modules and ERTRead More