Water Online Radio

  1. Cellular-Based Technology Offers AMI Without The Investment
    7/24/2014

    The processes of moving to an (AMI) automated metering infrastructure system can be daunting. Usually it requires investing time, money, and resources to conduct propagation studies and install and test equipment. But with cellular-based meter-reading everything is already in place for an AMI network.

  2. Research To The Rescue: Solutions For Today’s Top Water Challenges
    7/24/2014

    The Water Research Foundation (WaterRF) should be well known to those interested in the latest solutions to the water/wastewater industry’s most pressing challenges — they’ve been solving such problems since 1966 — but in case you don’t know…

  3. Is UV Poised For Increased Adoption?
    7/23/2014

    Disinfection can be achieved through chlorine, membranes, ozonation, or UV (among others), but the latter may be best equipped to serve the changing water treatment market.

  4. Changing Water Conditions Dictate ‘A Shift That Is Here To Stay’
    7/23/2014

    When it comes to potable water, the biggest problem is that there isn’t enough available — at least not in the drought-ridden Western states of the U.S.

  5. Pipeline Management: Old Isn’t Always Bad
    7/17/2014

    Bury and forget—that’s how water pipelines are often approached.

  6. Don’t Wait: Detect Leaks In Real Time
    7/17/2014

    We are a society with little patience. We want what we want when we want it, and not a moment later. That same mentality should be applied to water distribution networks, believes Matt Thomas, vice president of business development with Mueller Systems.

  7. Energy-Saving Desalination Technology
    7/16/2014

    As water resources dwindle, more and more focus turns to desalination technologies. In this interview with Water Online Radio, Harland Pond and Thomas Morrison of Grundfos talk about the company’s commitment to innovation and their quest to solve the world’s water problems.

  8. Meter Reading With 5-Minute Interval, Fraction-Of-A-Gallon Resolution Data Logging
    7/16/2014

    What if your water meters contained a cellphone modem instead of an RF chip? And what if Verizon Wireless provided the wireless infrastructure for your meter reading operation? These are some of the questions Transparent Technologies Inc. (T2) grappled with in the early days of Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) development.

  9. Meter Reading Gets Future Proofed
    7/15/2014

    As John Fillinger, Director of Utility Marketing for Badger Meter explains in this Water Online Radio interview, utilities no longer need to shoulder the burden of keeping up with technological advances in IT infrastructure on their own.

  10. AMI, Analytics, And The Smart City Evolution
    7/15/2014

    The global utility industry is at a technology tipping point, says Joe Ball, the director of product marketing for Water North America for Itron. In his interview with Water Online Radio, Ball talks innovation and how to provide ratepayers with the technology they want.

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