Article | May 13, 2019

Why More Utilities Are Investing In Remote Pressure Monitoring

Source: Mueller Water Products
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Source: Mueller Water Products

A car struck a fire hydrant in the middle of the night in California, creating a massive water leak. Even before first responders were notified, a pressure sensor sent a text alert to the water utility manager, who was able to dispatch a crew to the scene within minutes. What’s significant is that the utility responded long before receiving a call from emergency crews or an alert from its SCADA system installed in a nearby pump station.