AMI, AMR, and Metering Features

  1. Smart Water Networks Will Endure When IoT Bubble Bursts
    11/17/2015

    In its latest Hype Cycle for Emerging Technologies, leading analyst firm Gartner places the Internet of Things (IoT) at the top of the life cycle phase it calls the ‘Peak of Inflated Expectations’.

  2. A Lesson In DMA Management
    3/28/2018

    White House Utility District (WHUD) is one of the largest water and sewer utilities in the state of Tennessee. While developing a network of pipelines, pumping stations and storage units was challenging, the greater test came in finding access to a plentiful water supply.

  3. Non-Revenue Water: Let’s Talk Real And Apparent Losses
    9/6/2018

    Utility managers are facing increasing financial and sustainability pressures regarding water loss throughout their systems. An American Water Works Association (AWWA) white paper titled The State of Water Loss Control in Drinking Water Utilities notes that “all utilities incur inefficiencies, or losses, in both supply- and customer-related functions of their operations.”

  4. Water And The Internet Of Things: 2016
    12/17/2015

    Forecasters predict that California could receive record amounts of rain during this winter because of El Nino. Smart water management is important in times of no rain or too much rain so our conservation efforts must continue. The Internet of Things (“IoT”) can help the water supply from the El Nino rains be used more efficiently and with less waste.

  5. The Costs Of Water Modernization
    8/7/2017

    The Flint water crisis brought long overdue attention to the state of U.S. water infrastructure. Repair and development costs, north of a trillion dollars by some measures, are jaw-dropping. And water management is being scrutinized — from the top-down — to figure out how these costs are going to be paid for.

  6. Pipeline Replacement Reality Check
    2/19/2016

    How much pipeline repair will competing priorities, resource limitations, and public tolerance allow? Try 1 percent annually — if you're as good as DC Water. CEO and General Manager George Hawkins shares advice that has helped his utility double the national average for pipeline replacement.

  7. Smart Networks Are The Answer. What’s The Question?
    2/23/2016

    Water utilities around the globe face the same challenges: increasing population, urbanization, and more frequent extreme weather events. New supply to meet increasing demand is very expensive. Changing customer behavior to reduce demand is very difficult. The question is how to get more from existing infrastructure.

  8. Forecasting The Top 5 Water Trends In 2016
    1/15/2016

    As the dawn of 2016 emerges and we look forward to the year ahead, it’s instructive to engage in a little prognostication.

  9. In The BREW Tank, Everyone’s A Winner
    10/26/2015

    The BREW Tank was a series of brief product pitches in the vein of television’s popular reality competition “Shark Tank.”

  10. Achieving Predictable Reliability
    4/19/2017

    Numerous considerations are in play for utility officials when choosing a data communication system. It is a substantial investment, with the eyes of regulatory agencies and customers watching intently.