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Columbia Improvement District Chooses McCrometer

    Back in September of last year, Columbia Improvement District (CID) in Oregon decided to take advantage of the power of McCrometer’s FPI Mag meter, utilizing several of them to automate and boost efficiency across its system. The meter installation has played a crucial role in improving this efficiency after being extensively deliberated. With … Continued

Pittsburgh Gas Utility Has a Bright Future with OpenWay Riva

As urban populations continue to grow, utilities and city governments must deal with the significant challenges involved in ensuring there is always reliable and safe access to water and energy. Part of the process of doing this means utilizing data and tools to manage these vital resources as accurately as possible and in real-time. Based … Continued

Flow Meters for Oil and Gas Applications

  While they’re typically associated with water and wastewater applications, McCrometer’s flow meter products are also an effective solution for use in oil and gas flow measurement. In fact, the oil and gas industry has relied on McCrometer for decades and the products have been used for purposes such as oil, floating production storage and … Continued

Remotely Manage Water Turn-on and Turn-offs with SETflow

SETflow™ Valve Control Platform by Smart Earth Technologies (SET) is comprised of a hardware and software platform allowing for dramatically improved efficiency, convenience, and control of residential and commercial water customers serviced by the Water Utility. The platform features include the SETflow Smart Valve and a Valve Control Application, both of which are controlled remotely. … Continued

Is Your Utility Ready for Hurricane Season?

Last year’s hurricane season caused billions of dollars worth of damage, much worse than the record set back in 2005. With the start of hurricane season less than a month away, it’s already being predicted this season is more than likely going to be another active one, with more than ten storms on the way … Continued

Water Conservation and Australia’s Great Barrier Reef

Today we’re traveling to Australia, where the government is aiming to tackle its distribution pipe leaks, a country-wide goal that is intended to not only boost water conservation but also save one of the world’s most important natural wonders: the Great Barrier Reef. For those unaware, the Great Barrier Reef is the largest coral reef … Continued

McCrometer’s Ultra Mag’s Use in SCADA Systems

McCrometer’s Ultra Mag® remains a superb tool for water and wastewater applications. McCrometer recently published a new case study illustrating the Ultra Mag’s installation and commissioning for use in a Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system. The venue where the Ultra Mag is being utilized includes a custody-transfer valve and metering station where a … Continued

New Castle County’s Money Saving Sewer Solution

Delaware’s New Castle County recently showed off some of the improvements made to its sewer system using technology aimed at detecting issues such as grease and oil drain buildup. By routinely checking for sewer blockages, New Castle has been able to largely prevent common problems faced by Utilities such as blockages and overflows. Using a … Continued

Itron’s Upcoming OpenWay Riva App

Itron is once again in the news for spearheading new initiatives aimed at improving metering technology. This time around, it is joining forces with volt/VAR optimization vendor Utilidata to create an app for use with Itron’s powerful OpenWay Riva IoT (Internet of Things) solution. While most people immediately associate the word “app” with that of … Continued

Fort Smith Sees a Bright Future with Itron Openway Riva

According to a Business Wire press release, the City of Fort Smith, Arkansas has chosen to go with the technology and services company Itron to modernize its severely antiquated water infrastructure using Itron’s powerful OpenWay® Riva smart water solution. With the upgrade, Fort Smith will be able to dramatically improve its billing accuracy by taking … Continued

From The Blog

Avanti Company Exhibiting at the Fall Georgia Rural Water Association Conference

Earlier this year, we were fortunate to be able to attend the Georgia Rural Water Association (GRWA) Spring Conference. We’re excited to announce Avanti Company will be returning for a second time this year to exhibit at the GRWA Fall Conference kicking off on October 22ndthrough the 24th! Our own own John Broadway will be … Continued