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.
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.
Meter reading comes of age, offers world of potential for beneficiaries of ever-growing data stream.
© photo iStockphoto / DenGuy The truth is, the term “water reuse” is awkward nomenclature. There is no other form of water usage other than water reuse. But the phrase does have meaning in an applied sense. Here we will explore different facets of water reuse as the term applies to engineered applications. Let’s first […]
Every drop of water has, within it, embedded costs. It carries the energy used for pumping and treatment, labor costs, as well as administrative expenses. It’s all invested to deliver high-quality drinking water to the consumer. Here we explore a range of technologies to cost-effectively assess, rehabilitate and repair water distribution systems.
AWWA releases report outlining urgent need for water system investment. Annual expenditures on water infrastructure will need
Philadelphia’s approach offers commercial parcel owners an opportunity to sharply reduce their stormwater fees in exchange for onsite management of rainfall. Report estimates prospective $375M market for third-party investment in stormwater retrofits.
Approximately half the funds will be used for infrastructure projects, the rest to refinance existing debt at lower rate
Revenue from connection charges down 94% from 2005-6. Burst housing bubble combined with foreclosures forces SNWA to consider options to pay down debt and fund infrastructure projects
Increased demand for water, need for efficiency and infrastructure issues listed as factors – market for two-way meters is expected to nearly triple by 2017.