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 […]
Fixed network AMI pioneer City of Canton overhauls their first-of-its-kind water meter network
Big data can overwhelm water utilities. Smart grid solutions provide a holistic view into data.
Fixed network systems offer more than measuring consumption for billing
Comprehensive audit of residential water meters finds 94% billing correctly. In the 6% with potential billing errors, most are under reporting water usage.
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 The new meters will replace outdated meters, some of which are over 40 years old.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. […]
Major growth in North America – Two-way meter growth to accelerate
City looks to follow the lead of neighboring communities.