Latest Insights On Consumer Outreach

  1. Bill Gates Drinks Poop Water, Serves Notice
    1/7/2015

    Credit where it’s due: I didn’t develop the information I’m sharing — but it’s too good to merely retweet or “like.” My enthusiasm stems from one of the world's most famous, influential, and capable people bringing widespread attention to typically underappreciated water issues.

  2. The Utility Response To Terrorism
    12/12/2014

    Here’s a bit of information that I hope you never need to reference again, but you should be aware as a matter of preparedness.

  3. The Surprising Money-Saving Solution For Utilities
    8/20/2014

    At first glance, promoting conservation would seem like a poor financial decision for utilities to make. Less water use equals less money right? Not always. 

  4. Next-Level Meter Reading And Customer Service
    8/13/2014

    As data collection becomes more popular, management of that data — what information is actionable, and what actions should be taken — becomes an important consideration. DataZeo is dedicated to refining meter reading, field operations, and customer communication.

  5. Water Preservation And Conservation Aided By Intelligent Software
    8/12/2014

    According to Ian MacLeod, water preservation and water conservation are all about accountability. Consumers being held accountable to conserve. And utilities are recognizing the need to effectively preserve the water they treat.

  6. Intelligent Metering Paves Way For Water Efficiency
    8/10/2014

    When it comes to metering, simple is best. Meters that have no moving parts are more accurate in low flow applications, explains Torsten Hagele of Diehl Metering in an interview with Water Online Radio.

  7. AMI, Analytics, And The Smart City Evolution
    7/15/2014

    The global utility industry is at a technology tipping point, says Joe Ball, the director of product marketing for Water North America for Itron. In his interview with Water Online Radio, Ball talks innovation and how to provide ratepayers with the technology they want.

  8. ACE14: Water Solutions For Any Size Utility
    5/21/2014

    What follows is an attempt to bring order to chaos, as well as a snapshot of the water industry’s most pressing challenges.

  9. Social Media For Utilities: How To Connect With Ratepayers On Twitter, Facebook
    3/26/2014

    Utilities all over the world are discovering that social media can be an effective, and often necessary, tool to communicate with ratepayers.

  10. The 4 Biggest Myths About Smart Meters
    3/18/2014

    Smart meters are no doubt the way of the future. The efficiencies they bring to water distribution make widespread implementation all but inevitable. However, as with any advanced technology (especially in the water industry), there are bound to be starts and stops along the way.