Article | November 7, 2018

Big Data For Small Towns, Or Stopping The $300,000 Leak

Source: OSIsoft

By Michael Kanellos

The water burbling down the rural hillside, nurturing the thick foliage, certainly looked like a stream.

In reality, the water came from a broken water pipe leaking 280 gallons per minute, notes Carl Alexander, the GIS director at White House Utility District (WHUD), a municipal water utility in north of Nashville that serves roughly 33,000 homes and businesses.