Drinking Water Distribution White Papers and Case Studies

  1. Monitor Your Pump For Process Efficiency
    12/3/2017

    Pumps are all too frequently one of the most overlooked and abused pieces of equipment in process automation, yet nothing moves without them and a process becomes inefficient when they don’t operate properly or completely shutdown. 

  2. Following Ultrasonic Success, Master Meter Introduces Sonata
    6/17/2016

    A common drive among inventors is the hope of building “a better mouse trap.” There may be products that satisfy their users every day, but are crying out for improvement. One company has found that opportunity in water meters, taking a technology that has worked in the industrial space and offering it for the first time for residential applications.

  3. Oregon City Finds Improved Customer Service With STAR Network
    7/4/2013

    Along the eastern side of the Cascade Mountain Range in Central Oregon, the city of Redmond, Ore., is home to approximately 28,000 residents.

  4. New Meters And AMR System Deliver Outstanding Revenue Savings And Improved Efficiencies In Ozark Mountain Region
    5/7/2014

    Tri County Regional Water upgrades to Badger Meter E-Series® Ultrasonic meters and ORION® Classic (CE) automatic meter reading (AMR) solution.

  5. One Of The Nation’s Best: Des Moines Water Works Incorporates Successful Fixed-Network AMR
    10/9/2008

    Deeply nestled in the state of Iowa’s capital city, Des Moines Water Works (DMWW) is ranked one of the nation’s best-operated water systems for continuously meeting the high expectations and future needs of its customers and municipal governments.

  6. How AMR Data Helps Water Utilities Avoid Missed Opportunities
    10/9/2008

    The lack of IT insight on data collected from a technology-driven advanced meter reading (AMR) system could forfeit the best uses of the data. Indeed, it has become increasingly apparent to water utilities that interdepartmental collaboration between IT and operations is an essential component of the solutions-spending decision-making process. In this case study, you’ll learn how and why the District of Columbia’s Water and Sewer Authority (WASA) involved its IT team to use every facet of its AMR systems’ functionality and the benefits reaped as a result. 

  7. 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.

  8. Township Water Authority Uses Ultrasonic Clamp-On Flow Meters To Avoid Surcharges For Exceeding Peak Limits
    11/27/2015

    A suburban township in the upper Midwest U.S. buys their drinking water from a major municipal water district. The municipality has many customers and has implemented contracts with each of its wholesale customers that limit the peak flows and the time of day in which they may occur. If the wholesale customer exceeds the limit, they are assessed significant surcharges.

  9. New Technology Is 'Groundbreaking Advancement' In Corrosion Control
    3/19/2014

    V-Bio Polyethylene Encasement is the latest scientific advancement in corrosion control for ductile iron pipe.  Its revolutionary formulation allows for complete confidence on the part of the owner, engineer and municipality that no matter how aggressive the soils, the rugged iron pipe installed will last for generations.  This new technology builds on more than 50 years of research and development by the Ductile Iron Pipe Research Association.  By Jordan Byrd, AMERICAN Ductile Iron Pipe

  10. Neptune’s R450™ System Helps Get Feet Off The Streets Of Laredo
    8/21/2015

    The city of Laredo, Texas, had been walking to read its 67,543 water meters – 59,138 residential and 8,405 commercial accounts – using a manual method that took up to ten staff on the streets nearly an entire month to read to meet a monthly billing schedule. With the dawn of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) systems, the City began their search for the right metering solution for the department’s needs.