Water Loss and Leak Detection Industry Updates

  1. Smart Metering Not An All Or Nothing Proposition

    Water utilities of all sizes face daunting challenges.  Small utilities face the same challenges as large utilities, but have to do more with less.

  2. New Device Aims To Detect Silent Leaks

    A new sensor-equipped device can detect pipes that are quietly leaking—and quietly draining ratepayers' pocketbooks.

  3. Replacing The Right Main At The Right Time

    The 100-year main replacement cycle isn’t always best — it can lead to replacing mains that have years of remaining useful life.

  4. New Jersey Surcharge Enables Utilities To Upgrade Infrastructure

    An extra charge that showed up on New Jersey water bills a couple years ago has enabled utilities to invest millions in infrastructure.

  5. Water Loss Remains Major Problem During California's Record Drought

    Even as conservation takes center stage in California during the drought, water loss from utilities remains a major problem.

  6. Smarter Meters Help Plug Leaks In Bayonne, NJ — Over 800 Detected

    Water is relatively inexpensive in the context of your overall household budget. On average, the cost of water is less than a penny a gallon.  That makes it all too easy to waste. 

  7. California Drought Crisis: Billions Of Gallons Of Water Are Lost To Leaks Each Year

    Amid extensive efforts to crack down on household water use in California, some experts say the best solution is simply plugging leaks. 

  8. Water Distribution System Challenges And Solutions

    Limited new natural water sources, especially in the southwest region of the USA, and rapidly increasing population has led to the need for innovative methods to manage a water supply system.

  9. Sprung A Leak? Smart Water Meters To The Rescue

    A few months ago I logged into my online utility account and noticed it was more than twice the amount I usually pay, all of the excess going to water. Given the kind of work I do, I scour my bill every month, comparing electric and water usage month-to-month and over the course of the year.

  10. Race Is On To Fix Leaks In Small Ohio Village

    The tiny village of Spencerville, OH, is in a hurry to fix leaky pipes before a new water treatment facility goes online.