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Ultrasonic Submeters at USC Eliminate Waste in Large Quantities

At USC University Park, new water submeters are being installed on several older buildings and cooling towers to detect leaks and promote sustainability, all with the hope that it will eliminate water waste at USC. These ultrasonic submeters will count every gallon, allowing those who oversee facilities to track data trends and detect potential leaks. … Continued

New Contract Between Itron and United Utilities in England

Itron recently announced that they had signed a contract with United Utilities to deploy their next-generation cloud-based meter management solution, Temetra. With their latest technology, utilities will be equipped to read 1.6 million meters with the goal in mind to elevate the way water is delivered and managed in the northwest region of England.   … Continued

How to Know if a Flow Meter Reading is Accurate

Flow meter measurement is of the utmost importance when determining accuracy. Typically, accuracy is measured as a percentage of full scale or percentage of reading/percentage of rate. Understanding how these two methods operate will allow you insight into how water meters operate and will enable you to determine their accuracy.   The percentage of full-scale … Continued

Why Flow Measurement is Important for Smart Water Meters

There has been an exponential rise in demand for flowmeters in recent years, including for use in smart water systems in both domestic and commercial use. Water consumption is on the rise worldwide, which means both flow meters and collection system meters will be on the rise to meet the high demand. Smart meters are crucial in managing the … Continued

Itron Named Visionary for 2021

Itron announced earlier this year that they had been named a Visionary in Gartner Magic Quadrant for Managed IoT Connectivity Services Worldwide’s March 2021 issue. Gartner believed that their Managed IoT connectivity service market makes way for proper data collection, analysis, and connectivity in all solutions. This is a huge honor for Itron.   Itron’s … Continued

How to Know it’s Time for Differential Pressure Meter

Municipal flow applications utilities and districts need propeller meters, an electromagnetic meter, or any other type of no moving parts meter that acts as an ultrasonic device. However, there are some situations where differential pressure (DP) meters are a more viable option – more specifically, the VM V-Cone, a DP meter designed by McCrometer for … Continued

Badge Meter Improves Hydronic System Performance at NYC Hospital

Many hospitals are working below peak efficiency, including chiller and condenser systems. This is more often than not because of poorly designed and operated maintenance practices, resulting in high energy costs and unreliable equipment with a short life span. Metropolitan hospitals need efficient procedures with heating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to make for an … Continued

AMI Investments with IIoT Insight

Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) has gained traction in the last few years, especially as it concerns billing. However, AMI uses in water distribution can be just as important as reducing non-revenue water (NRW).   Residential billing accuracy is the main focus of AMI systems. They reduce the cost of distribution system monitoring through electromagnetic meters … Continued

Syrinix Announces New PIPEMINDER-ONE Acoustic

Syrinix, the award-winning global market leader in pipeline monitoring technologies, recently announced the new PIPEMINDER-ONE Acoustic, with two ways to reduce non-revenue water loss with a straightforward system. The PIPEMINDER-ONE Acoustic enables users to detect, locate, and reduce the number of leaks and bursts they experience in their pipeline systems. Ensuring an autonomous data process … Continued

Aquatech Partners With Pani Energy to Reduce Energy Consumption

Global desalination leader Aquatech International has partnered with artificial intelligence (AI) company Pani Energy to reduce the energy consumption that comes with desalination and water security issues. Pani Energy is an AI analytics solution provider for water applications, and along with Aquatech’s proprietary LoWatt® membrane desalination process, they hope to reduce energy levels significantly.   … Continued

Smart Meters to Replace Old Utility Meters in Aspen, CO

Aspen, CO will be replacing and upgrading thousands of electric and water utility meters to follow the Aspen Intelligent Metering Project. Approved in 2018, the project seeks to modernize utility metering and energy and water consumption in the city and data collection from thousands of customers. New meters will enable data to be consumed directly … Continued

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Ultrasonic Submeters at USC Eliminate Waste in Large Quantities

At USC University Park, new water submeters are being installed on several older buildings and cooling towers to detect leaks and promote sustainability, all with the hope that it will eliminate water waste at USC. These ultrasonic submeters will count every gallon, allowing those who oversee facilities to track data trends and detect potential leaks. … Continued