Drinking Water Distribution White Papers and Case Studies

  1. Finding Extra Time – And Money, And Water – With Neptune’s R450 System
    12/29/2013

    The county seat of Shelby County, Sidney, Ohio straddles the Miami River Valley 40 miles north of Dayton and 85 miles west of Columbus. Named after Sir Philip Sidney, poet and member of British Parliament, the City is home to a population of a little over 21,000.

  2. White Paper: Water Loss Detection Via Genetic Algorithm Optimization-Based Model Calibration
    10/12/2006

    Identifying how much water is being lost from water networks and where the losses are occurring is of great importance to water utilities both for operational and planning reasons as well as for reputation

  3. Combining The Right Metering Technology With The Right Software Drives Accurate Data
    11/6/2013

    The City of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, had been using a drive-by Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) system to read all of its meters since 2010, but it wasn’t realizing the full benefits with its existing system. A Badger Meter AMR solution was chosen based on its strong track record for increased savings, more accurate measurement, and customer service improvements, supported by sophisticated data analysis and leak detection features. With the new system, the city now sees greater revenue, reduced water loss, and improved efficiency.

  4. 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.

  5. Echologics’ Acoustic Leak Detection System Non-Invasively Pinpoints Force Main Leaks For Large Industrial Company
    9/16/2011

    A large, U.S.-based Fortune 500 industrial company was experiencing multiple leaks on a 1500ft span of six inch steel force sewer main that conveyed sanitary wastewater from one of its plants to a municipally-owned collection system.

  6. AMERICAN Helps Quench Music City’s Thirst In 24/7 Water Main Project
    5/26/2017

    Crews in Nashville and Davidson County, Tennessee, at times have worked around the clock – 24 hours a day, seven days a week – to complete Metro Water Services’ Cumberland City Low Transmission Water Main project. There is good reason for this full-throttle approach. It minimizes traffic issues and allows for more scheduling flexibility.

  7. Security, Strength: AMERICAN Provides Products Of Choice For Major Highway Project In Augusta, Georgia
    12/12/2014

    Work is roughly 50 percent complete on a $30-million-plus upgrade of what is considered the most dangerous stretch of road in Augusta, Georgia.

  8. Major Lock Expansion In Belgium
    6/24/2016

    Located on the Belgium-Netherlands’ border, the Lanaye Locks link the Albert and Juliana Canals, the latter of which is a side canal of the River Meuse. The three locks are a vital route between Northern and Southern Europe and have operated alongside each other since 1964 but, as two of these are too narrow to accommodate even smaller convoy, the larger lock had over time become a serious bottle neck for canal traffic.

  9. Article: ABB Flowmeters Help Cut Water Leaks By A Half Billion Gallons/Year In UK
    12/3/2009

    Electromagnetic flowmeters from ABB are playing a key role in cutting water leakage for the Ministry of Defense (MoD) in England, with reductions of 60% achieved at some sites. Leakage has already dropped by about 528 million (US) gallons per year across more than 1,500 MoD sites where C2C Services manages water and waste utility assets. By ABB

  10. Staying On Top of Water In Spite Of Flood
    3/4/2015

    The biggest flood in decades roared through the Village of Johnson City, NY, one day in September 2011, and the water department lost everything, including their office, which was submerged in several feet of water. Working with Neptune Technology Group, Johnson City began installation of its new Neptune meters, along with E-Coder®)R900i™ combination solid state absolute encoder/RF meter interface units.