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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

Calculating Sewage Flow Success

Flow monitoring is necessary to obtain data when evaluating wet-weather and dry-weather in sanitary sewer flows. Incorporating the data into operational plans and optimizing maintenance activities are part of this process and continue to grow in popularity.   Monitoring sewer flow involves the installation of a network of flow meters within a sewer system during … Continued

Benefits of Smart Electronics in Industrial Meters

Data gathered from flow meters is a valuable part of the precise process of control and improved quality in system maintenance. Ensuring the right measurements are made will help ensure a high level of quality and compliance with regulations. Smart Electronics with mechanical meters help achieve the highest level of production, dispensing the appropriate amount … Continued

Significant Development with Itron

American energy and water resource management technology company Itron, Inc. recently announced its launch of the eHZ-B residential smart meter in Germany. This meter will service utilities and cities and seeks to aid in Germany’s current energy transition to a more environmentally friendly and affordable energy supply. Their ultimate goal is to enable utilities and … Continued

Better Network Intelligence With Syrinix Total Head Pressure View

Several variables influence the pressure observed at every point in a pipeline, such as flow head loss from the reservoir or pump station providing the network and pressure intermittent events, to name a few. When evaluating measurements taken at different points on the network, total head variations will quickly overshadow more nuanced details such as … Continued

Sour Service Application Solutions

Those who work within the oil and gas industry are likely familiar with the words ‘sour service’. This is hydrogen sulfide (H2S)-based flow media that is commonly used in natural gas, drilling, crude oil production, and even treating wastewater. New or current flow projects may also result in stress-induced cracking in certain metals, prompting pipeline … Continued

Startup Services Are Invaluable in Meter Installation

In a perfect world, a meter installation would always be a straightforward process, but this isn’t always the case. Many flow monitoring projects may initially seem simple but they may soon escalate into something much more involved, particularly if the meter is intended to address a complex measurement scenario. McCrometer provides a startup tool to … Continued

Dramatically Reduce the Odds of SSOs With Cutting-Edge FOG Software

The acronym FOG Stands for Fats, Oils, and Grease. These substances often lead to major headaches due to their propensity in causing Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSOs) by creating blockages. The issue is typically caused by Food Service Establishments FSE’s that make fried foods and dump the grease down the drain, versus having it taken away … Continued

Correct FPI Pipe ID Is Essential

McCrometer’s full profile insertion (FPI) electromagnetic (mag) meter provides precise readings through the pipe’s full diameter, requiring a meter that is built especially for the pipe it will be mounted on. A convenient and reliable way to ensure the right pipe ID (inside diameter) is measured and registered is to have this job done by … Continued

James Watson Joins The Avanti Company

At The Avant Company, we’re always eager to continue improving our support for the robust selection of flow meter and metering systems products that we offer and the ever-growing product portfolio. To assist with this, we are excited to welcome James (Thomas) Watson as one of the newest members of The Avanti Company team! Thomas … Continued

Determining Flow Technology Compatibility

Many considerations will impact what type of meter is best for the job. It will help tremendously to consider the local environment, any possible pipeline intervention, and what the project priorities are. The flow meter can be used as a guide to making rational decisions about flow by knowing how it will interact with the … Continued

Badger Meter Solutions for HVAC Applications

Hydronic systems are stringent and have exact criteria for flow calculation that must be met by commercial and industrial facilities. Flow meters take care of measuring closed-loop energy where the liquid is absorbed by a source, cooled or heated, and then provided to a load as needed. Effective hydronic device installation is a crucial phase, … Continued

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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