AMR, AMI AND METERING RESOURCES
Purpose Of An IoT-Based Smart Water Meter
It is fascinating to see how the Internet of Things (IoT) is working in the water sector. Many countries are adopting smart meters for effective water utilization, and they further save cities against increasing water scarcity while setting permanent water-saving goals for consumers.
Every Drop Counts
The fast-growing city of Lincolnton, North Carolina, installs new metering system that’s addressing “meterbox blindness” – and quickly recovering lost revenue in the process.
The Digital Utility - Potential Of Smart Water Metering
Using the latest and greatest technology has become commonplace. We use it every day to stay informed and connected. Today, utilities are leveraging digital technology by transforming tasks that were once manual to digital.
Recouping Revenue With Accurate Water Meters - Ira Township, MI
Ira Township in Fairhaven, MI used to have a variety of water meters with different reading technology—radio, touchread, automatic reading boxes and direct-read meters. On average, the meters were 19 years old and some were as old as 40 years. “With meters that old, we were not recouping all the revenue we should be,” says Chris Hiltunen, Ira Township Water & Department of Public Service Superintendent.
Water Scarcity: The Blemish On 21st Century And Pathways To A Sustainable Future
The problem of water scarcity is not breaking news. In fact, if we believe the current UN reports, by the end of 2050 more than 5 billion people could be affected by water shortages.
City Of Dyer Makes Meter Reading A Simpler Task, Benefitting Public Works And The Community
For a city government that handles all aspects of the city’s business, finding areas to improve their efficiency is key. By selecting a metering system that combines consistent meter quality with a user-friendly, open-system approach, they get better technology for less investment and improve customer service for their residents.
Simple And Smart: How Radio-Read Meters Are Improving Meter Reading
When Hank Zwart took over as director of public works in 2014, the city was in the initial phases of installing a walkby system that was eight-year-old technology. Knowing this older metering technology is not the best way forward, Zwart and the City of Prescott decided to implement the latest AMR technology that supports future migration to AMI. To meet this goal, City of Prescott chose Kamstrup’s READy AMR system.
Town Of Urbanna Reduces Water Loss With Kamstrup Smart Meters
Town of Urbanna had a non-revenue water challenge to solve while simultaneously managing new state regulations. To help in both areas, the town chose Kamstrup Water Metering’s flowIQ® smart water meters and drive-by meter reading system.
Chicopee Rural Water District Measures With Electronic Water Meters
Chicopee Rural Water District has a rich history in the rural water community; Chicopee is the first-ever rural water district in the state of Kansas and second in the nation. In 2015, the water district decided to update their system by installing electronic water meters. “We talked extensively with three different smart water meter suppliers,” says Jerry Lomshek, Vice Chair of the board and district bookkeeper for Chicopee Rural Water District. “Together with our operator, Ed Thompson, we recommended the Kamstrup meter reading system to the board, and they agreed and approved it.” With the accurate flowIQ® water meter, it eliminates the need for re-reads.
City Of Magnolia Improves Meter Reading Process
The City of Magnolia is a historical railroad town with the charm of small town USA. Its growing economy allows and promotes community improvements. When it came to the city’s water meters, the water department had a challenge that often comes along with older cities–meters that are in hard-to-reach or difficult-to-find locations.