Case Study

Large Utility Relies On Trimble For Integrated Approach To Smart Meter Deployment

Source: Trimble Water
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The solution, which includes Trimble Unity software and the Trimble R2 GPS, also provides officials the means to be proactive with inspecting for lead service lines.

Several years ago, a southwestern city with more than 1 million residents was preparing to take a critical step toward modernizing its municipal water assets. The utility — which oversees five water treatment plants with a total capacity nearing 500 MGD and has more than 3,000 miles of pipes in its distribution system — planned to install smart meters as part of a larger advanced metering infrastructure effort.