Article | October 9, 2008

One Of The Nation's Best: Des Moines Water Works Incorporates Successful Fixed-Network AMR

Source: Aclara

Deeply nestled in the state of Iowa’s capital city, Des Moines Water Works (DMWW) is ranked one of the nation’s best-operated water systems for continuously meeting the high expectations and future needs of its customers and municipal governments. In fact, just a few years ago, the Association of Metropolitan Water Agencies (AMWA) recognized DMWW by awarding it the prestigious AMWA Gold Award.

How did DMWW achieve such recognition? One initiative was the successful implementation and utilization of a wireless fixed-network automatic meter reading (AMR) system.