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Guest Commentary: AMI/AMR Standardization

Implementing automatic meter reading (AMR) and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) has been shown to help water utilities reduce operating expenses, increase revenue, refine rate structures, prioritize projects, communicate with customers, and inform conservation programs. However, utilities deciding whether to deploy these technologies are faced with a lack of standards as well as incompatibilities between systems […]

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Wichita to Update 152,000 Water Meters

Following a study conducted by Arcadis, Wichita public works & utilities department will invest $32M over five years to modernize water meters throughout its service area. The new meters will replace outdated meters, some of which are over 40 years old. Wichita looks to improve efficiency, worker safety in accuracy through its new AMR system. […]