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LADWP Saves Time and Money with the FPI Mag Meter

The Los Angeles Department of Water and Power (LADWP) was seeking a metering solution to save resources and money, specifically a tool that would assist its water loss control task force while pacing a chemical feed system. It was in need of a solution that would allow its systems to continue running without having to … Continued

Another Utility Chooses the Efficiency of OpenWay Riva

Liberty Utilities Company in Liberty Lake, Washington is becoming one of the latest to seize the power of Itron’s OpenWay® Riva Internet of Things (IoT) solution to its more than 700,000 customers to improve operations and boost the customer experience. OpenWay Riva is an open, unified, standards-based network able to manage water, gas, and electricity which … Continued

Upgrading to an AMI Metering Solution

Bolstered by a need to upgrade revenue and efficiency operations while also reducing wastage and improving customer service, water utilities are progressively choosing advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), including smart meters. Utilities face mounting financial pressure from non-technical water losses such as potable water system leaks due to leaks as well as uneconomical revenue recovery which … Continued

When Flow Disturbers Affect Accuracy

A vital aspect of process control is ensuring flow meter accuracy. However, there is always the risk of upstream and downstream flow disturbers potentially causing issues. While this can be addressed during the process of design, there are circumstances where disturbers simply cannot be eliminated. A flow disturber refers to anything that causes an impedance … Continued

Flow Metering with Space Limitations

When space carries a hefty price tag, choosing a flow metering is critical. A common issue with the majority of flow metering technologies is indeed space limitations, which tend to present challenges due to the straight pipe run requirements needed for an accurate reading. For example, concentric orifice plate meters require as much as 40x … Continued

Versatile, Accurate Measurement with the M-Series M3000

Featuring the latest developments in microprocessing signal conditioning, the innovative Badger Meter M-Series® M3000 can provide incredible accuracy of better than ± 0.25% with a flow range of 300:1. Frequently used in industrial applications, this electromagnetic flow meter is not susceptible to factors such as pressure, density, temperature, or viscosity changes. It can be used … Continued

The SL-RAT Provides Efficient Resource Management

InfoSense’s Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool (SL-RAT) isn’t just helping domestic utilities save money and resources, it’s also doing incredible work abroad. Through the use of its acoustic inspection technology that can rapidly screen sewer pipes for blockages, prioritization of segments can be easily performed. Because acoustic inspection doesn’t cost as much as traditional visual … Continued

Easy Measurement with the HR-LCD Pulse

The electronic High Resolution Pulse scaled register (HR-LCD Pulse) by Badger Meter is a solid-state register featuring no moving parts. It works seamlessly with a series of meters, including the Badger Meter® Recordall® Disc Series, the Compound Series, and Turbo Series. The HR-LCD Pulse allows you to field program important factors such as the measurement … Continued

Essential Considerations When Choosing a Flow Meter

A water utilities’ critical process controls are highly reliant on dependable and accurate flow measurement. As flow metering continues to evolve, today there is a myriad of options available to address specific needs. To choose the best flow meter, it is imperative to look beyond low cost and consider other vital factors. Before deciding on … Continued

Model 1100 Meets Rigorous Flow Measurement Demands

When flow measurement applications require a rigorous solution, the Model 1100 turbine flow meter by Blancett is here to rise to the challenge. Originally used for oil recovery, this meter is an ideal tool to measure liquid flow regardless of whether it’s being used on or off the field. The Model 1100 can be operated … Continued

Making the Switch to AMI

Automated Meter Reading (AMR) consists of a collection of technologies used to gather monthly meter reading data which is then transferred over to a utility for billing and analyzing. Gathering the data simply involves walking or driving by with a handheld device. AMR provides numerous benefits including reducing meter reading costs, virtually eliminating billing errors, … Continued

From The Blog

Accurately Measure Fluid Density and Mass Flow with the Badger Coriolis RCT1000

The Badger Coriolis RCT1000 Flow Meter uses a measurement of fluid density and mass flow to identify flow rate, delivering an exceptional degree of accuracy. For homogenous fluids comprised of a pair of components such as sugar and water, the RCT1000 Badger Coriolis system can derive the component’s concentration and mass based on fluid properties … Continued