Drinking Water Distribution White Papers and Case Studies

  1. Using Advanced Metering Infrastructure To Control Water Loss
    6/12/2015

    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.

  2. 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. 

  3. Worry-Free Water Metering With Advanced Electromagnetic Technology
    2/24/2017

    Accurate measurement of water consumption across a large metropolitan area is no easy task, but for a water company it can mean the difference between profitability and throwing money down the drain. That’s why City West Water, a major water supplier to residential, commercial and industrial sites in and around the city of Melbourne, Australia, has been working with Siemens for more than a decade to install SITRANS F M MAG 8000 electromagnetic water meters at high-consumption sites and in fire service applications.

  4. 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.

  5. Insta-Valve 250 Patriot Works Under Pressure
    8/28/2017

    Buchanan County had a project which required repairs to a pumping station that boosts the pressure high enough to get water to a tank at the top of a mountain. The line pressure needed to accomplish this is 250 psi. After considering options, Buchanan County selected the Hydra-Stop Insta-Valve 250 Patriot. Read the full project profile to learn more.

  6. Loudoun Water’s Innovative Potomac Water Supply Program
    2/9/2016

    Loudoun Water, a water utility serving customers in Loudoun County, Virginia, recently undertook an innovative, green approach to supplying water in the face of game-changing growth and development.

  7. Active Mixing Helps Rural Utility Solve Problems From Ice Buildup And Stratification In Potable Water Storage Tank
    12/10/2014

    Lyons, Michigan, pop.789, overcomes winter “ice cake” problem without having to raise and lower tank water level, ensuring full-strength water pressure and fire protection flow for residents.

  8. 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.

  9. The Product Of Choice For Birmingham Water Works’ 4000 Miles Of Pipe
    12/15/2015

    The Birmingham Water Works Board is the largest water utility in the state of Alabama, providing water to approximately 600,000 people across the Greater Birmingham area. Its service area is about 759 square miles and contains about 4,000 miles of pipe.

  10. Using AMERICAN Products, Champlain, NY, Prepares For Business Boom Near US/Canadian Border
    3/31/2017

    A key driver of economic development is the availability of water and wastewater services. For the Town and Village of Champlain, NY, this is no exception. To capitalize on the region’s economic potential and make more land available for new businesses, the Town and Village of Champlain are working together on the Shared Water Project, a major water system upgrade that includes installing 44,000 feet of AMERICAN ductile iron pipe.