Water Loss and Leak Detection Industry Updates

  1. Leak Detection: Should It Be Your Customers' Job?
    3/11/2015

    When it comes to leak detection, is it possible for utilities to move more of the burden onto ratepayers?

  2. Can Software Save Australia From Water Crisis?
    3/9/2015

    A water startup appears to be conquering Australia, taking on the continent's hefty problems with water.

  3. Flood At Historic Detroit Building Goes Unnoticed, Reports Say
    3/3/2015

    A water main broke in February and flooded four floors the David Stott Building, one of Detroit's most important landmarks.

  4. Climbing Higher For A Better View: Keys To Successful Water Management
    2/25/2015

    Many utilities are moving to a traditional business mindset rather than continuing as largely compliance-driven entities. This is challenging leaders to apply asset management and smart infrastructure strategies, to become more programmatic in managing water, and to consider the big picture in addressing public needs.

  5. Robot May Help City Reduce Water Loss
    2/18/2015

    A Texas city recently invested in robotic technology to prevent it from wasting treated drinking water.

  6. What Four Savvy Operators Know About Mag Meters Saves Time, Money, And Headaches
    1/5/2015

    If your flow meter is costing you time and money ... and that all adds up to real operational headaches, then you might want to hear what four McCrometer customers who installed the FPI Mag Flow Meter have to say about this problem-solving flow instrument.

  7. Goodbye 2014: Water Utilities Faced Big Challenges
    12/29/2014

    A new report by financial services firm Fitch Ratings shows that 2014 was a mixed bag for water utilities.

  8. Smart Metering Not An All Or Nothing Proposition
    12/19/2014

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

  9. New Device Aims To Detect Silent Leaks
    12/16/2014

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

  10. Replacing The Right Main At The Right Time
    12/5/2014

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