AMI, AMR, and Metering Features

  1. STAR Network System Stands Up To Hurricane Sandy
    2/10/2014

    The New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is the largest public water utility in North America, serving more than 800,000 customers and nine million residents.

  2. Drinking Up The Election: How Presidential Candidates Are Addressing Water Concerns
    9/30/2016

    Election season is in full swing and while it may not be the “hottest” topic being debated amongst presidential candidates, the topic of water isn’t being ignored as we approach November. Several candidates have addressed the challenges plaguing water and wastewater systems nationwide.

  3. Smart Water/Wastewater Technologies Require Comprehensive Wireless M2M Communications
    10/3/2014

    Organizations with geographically dispersed assets, such as those in the water/wastewater utility industries, are continuously developing and implementing new ways to monitor and control all aspects of their business.

  4. 4 Trends For Water Infrastructure Longevity And Conservation In 2016
    10/22/2015

    Looking back on 2015, severe droughts, flat budgets, and insights on decreased reading system life have affected the way utility managers make decisions about water metering systems. As utilities plan for 2016, managers should consider four key water metering technology trends predicted to help utilities meet their water management initiatives in 2016 and beyond

  5. LADWP Achieves Demand Management Goals With Unique Volumetric Rate Structure, Long-Term Planning
    1/15/2015

    The Department of Water and Power (DWP) serves the City of Los Angeles and some small adjacent areas and is the one of the largest municipal utilities in the nation.

  6. Water Meter Upgrade Delivers More Than Accurate Readings
    9/12/2017

    Municipality benefits from guaranteed savings, reduced costs, and customer service accolades

  7. Overcoming Your AMI Objections
    2/2/2018

    Water conservation has long been a hot topic between water utilities and their end users for a variety of reasons — seasonal water scarcity, overextended treatment facilities, periodic maintenance disruptions, etc. But when it comes to managing data that can help control water losses and recover billings for non-revenue water (NRW), why is it so hard to practice what we preach? This article dispels some of the common myths related to advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) technology that can help cut treated water losses and generate previously overlooked revenue.

  8. Putting The Deep Freeze On Faulty Meter Box Valves
    11/8/2016

    This fall, the Prince William County Service Authority began using a device called a freeze kit, which temporarily freezes water service lines in order to replace angle valves in meter boxes.

  9. Beating Your Water Bill: How Fast, Accurate Water Usage Data Improves Customer Relations
    11/5/2014

    Municipality arrives before the water bill to alert customers of unusual spikes in usage.

  10. Endpoint Of Interest: What Is 'Under The Glass' AMI?
    6/15/2015

    These days, advanced meter infrastructure has become the standard for communication between utilities and customers. As seamless as these systems make metering, they present some unique challenges as well. There are often issues with cohesion between manufacturers, environmental hazards, and a litany of technical headaches.