The City of Weatherford installs an ingenious advanced metering infrastructure system for water, using their existing fire hydrants as data relay points to create a more robust network.
CLEVELAND, Ohio – July 30, 2012 – The new Aclara® Series 3000 family of gas-meter transponders equips its STAR® Network advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) system with two-way communications capability, providing efficient, automatic, and hourly collection of time-stamped meter readings. The data provided by Series 3000 Meter Transmission Units (MTUs) eliminates estimated billing as well as […]
Gov. Jerry Brown, Interior Secty. Ken Salazar and NOAA Asst. Administrator Eric Schwaab announced plans to simultaneously provide for restoration of the fragile California Delta, while also providing water for agriculture and drinking water. Citing population growth, habitat loss, levee stability and water supply as issues, the proposed solution aims to provide parallel remedies. “A […]
ATLANTA, July 11, 2012–Echologics will help PUB (Singapore) to assess the condition of its water transmission mains with Echologics’ acoustic pipe Condition Assessment service. A division of Mueller Co., Echologics is a developer and leading provider of acoustic-based technologies for water loss management, leak detection, and pipe condition assessment. PUB is Singapore’s national water agency […]
PLANT CITY, FL July 12, 2012 – The City of Cocoa Utilities Department has entered into a professional services contract with Mueller Service Co. to provide fire hydrant and valve assessment, maintenance, repair and replacement services throughout the City’s service area. A division of Mueller Co., Mueller Service Co. is a leading provider of discrete […]
Since 2007, EPA has actively engaged with public and private partners to promote the implementation of sustainable stormwater infrastructure. EPA renewed its commitment to green infrastructure in April of 2011 with the release of an updated Strategic Agenda and the initiation of 10 community partnerships. EPA recognizes local practitioners as the leaders in the implementation of multi-functional green infrastructure and seeks to foster continued innovation through information exchange and the removal of key barriers.
For many water utilities, building a relationship with their customers that goes beyond billing and collection can support broad objectives, including conservation and an appreciation of the value of water.
10-Path, High Accuracy Flowmeter for Unique Applications West Wareham, MA (July 10, 2012) Accusonic® Technologies, a Division of ADS® LLC, today announces the new high performance Accusonic Model 8510 a multiple-path, transit-time flowmeter. This high-accuracy, backward compatible meter is designed to conquer challenging installation and measurement requirements associated with large pipes and channels in a […]
Meter reading comes of age, offers world of potential for beneficiaries of ever-growing data stream.
SCADA systems provide water utilities an indispensable tool to manage distributed assets. By implementing a set of best practices, water utilities can protect their industrial control systems, and minimize the likelihood of a security breach.