Drinking Water Distribution White Papers and Case Studies

  1. Next Generation Mag Meter: A Tool For Leak Detection
    9/26/2013

    Water — our most precious resource — is depleted globally by multiple activities. Common uses include drinking water, fire protection, agricultural/irrigation, manufacturing, food processing, etc. As our global population continues to increase, so does the need for fresh water supply. As a dynamic resource with many universal commitments, it is not surprising, with so many different global variables, that water scarcity is becoming a concern for both developed and developing countries. By Michelle Pawlowicz, marketing specialist, McCrometer

  2. Leveraging Water Network Data For System Management Prioritization
    4/2/2018

    KUB's water system has experienced 30 percent to 35 percent non-revenue water over the past 10 years; hard-to-find underground leaks are the big culprit. Reducing leaks improves customer service, increases operational efficiency, reduces expenses for chemicals and power, and has other benefits.

  3. Mueller Systems: Davie County Public Utilities Improves Customer Service And Operational Efficiency With Hot Rod™ From Mueller Systems
    12/21/2012

    The manual bi-monthly collection of readings from each meter was no small challenge—or expense—for Davie County Public Utilities. Oftentimes, meters in its water system were separated by a half-mile or more, and covering the routes could take a driver and a meter reader as many as 50 days.

  4. Top 10 Reasons To Choose A Diaphragm Actuated Control Valve
    7/23/2014

    Every water system typically consists of piping networks that distribute water from a source or storage reservoir to the end users. This usually will require some form of a valve that will have to be controlled.  

  5. Encore® 700 Chemical Feed Pump Provides Reliable Metering With Minimal Maintenance For Over A Decade At One Of New York’s Largest Water Districts
    8/15/2016

    Jericho Water District (JWD) is one of the largest water districts in New York, serving 58,000 people through 18,604 residential and commercial service connections on Long Island.

  6. Small Cities Are Big Smart Water Proponents
    4/12/2017

    A rising number of small cities are adopting smart water meter technology as a way to cut costs.

  7. New Polyethylene Piping System Provides Clean Water For 150,000 Residents
    2/19/2016

    Providing large cities with drinking water is never an easy task. Outdated systems can cause problems such as leakages or contaminations.

  8. AMI And The Zen Of Water Utility Management
    5/26/2017

    Drinking water utilities have a lot on their plates. Aside from the inherent technical difficulty of providing a vital service, they have to maintain positive customer relations, contend with increasingly strained budgets, and run operations with as little stress to employees as possible.

  9. How Advanced Metering Infrastructure Controls Water Losses
    11/7/2016

    Leakage is one of the primary concerns for water utilities worldwide, yet North American investment in water loss has, historically, not addressed the problem with sufficient urgency or expertise. Slowly, the regulatory lag to efficiently control leakage is beginning to shift, however.

  10. City of Troy Improves Customer Relationships And Billing Accuracy With AMI Solution
    3/28/2018

    Located just south of Montgomery, Alabama, the City of Troy is a unique mix of southern small-town charm and big-city amenities. Read the full case study to learn how the City leveraged Sensus’ Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) solution to gather more data and monitor for issues likes leaks or pipe breaks