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An Overview of Flow Meters for Agricultural Use

Changing regulations have increased the usage of flow meters in agriculture and turf irrigation. Although growers and irrigators may be compelled to report water usage, the greatest benefit of a flow meter is day-to-day flow management. Outside of required metering, there are a number of agriculture applications in which a flow meter can be integrated … Continued

Three of the Most Commonly Used Water Metering Devices

The volume of water used by a residential or business facility supplied with public water is measured using a device known as a water meter. Water metes can also be used to monitor  flow of water at specific locations in the system to detect abnormal conditions. Water meter readings are the responsibility of the water … Continued

Save Money and Water with On-Site Flow Meter Testing

Leak detection and prevention are both dependent on testing. Leaks can cause severe financial, physical, and environmental impact if not handled. The Avanti Company, Florida’s leading flow meter and water meter supplier, offers services that help customers avoid dangerous hazards and ensure that their collection systems are secure, fast, and effective for years to come. … Continued

The Numerous Advantages of Smart Electronics in Industrial Meters

Flow meter data is an integral part of control and quality improvement in system maintenance of industrial meters. Ensuring the correct measurements are taken will contribute to a high level of quality and regulatory compliance. Smart electronics with mechanical meters aid in attaining the highest level of production by dispensing the correct quantity of resources … Continued

3 Reasons to Upgrade Your Flow Metering Equipment

Flow meters are no exception to the adage that all good things must come to an end. Due to the fact that routine maintenance is the most dependable method of evaluating the status of your equipment, you should be able to spot the warning signs of a meter that is not performing as intended, allowing … Continued

Monitoring Water Use on Golf Courses Across the United States

Golf courses that are striving to cut back on their water usage rely on low-cost, long-lasting water meters. Water meters give a quantitative study of water conservation efforts, and they enable golf course superintendents to properly monitor water consumption and avoid costly municipal fines by estimating irrigation volumes. To deal with the escalating economic, environmental, … Continued

Propeller Meters: How Do They Work?

In terms of technology and application, propeller meters are fairly similar to turbine meters. The rotating element and its suspension in the fluid stream are the fundamental differences between the two. A propeller is usually composed of thick injection molded plastic and is supported by a single bearing assembly. It faces straight into the flow. … Continued

Itron Launches Online Partner Solution Marketplace to Better Serve Consumers

Itron, Inc., which is revolutionizing how utilities and cities manage energy and water, has announced the launch of Itron’s online Partner Solution Marketplace. This new marketplace allows Itron customers and prospects to access field-proven and pilot-ready solutions from third parties, simplifying the process of identifying and learning about solutions that can help them continue to … Continued

The Value of Meter Data in Water Utilities

Water meter data can be a utility’s best friend or its worst enemy. Collecting water data is a challenging operation for certain utilities. Antiquated technology or inaccurate meters make it difficult to get reads at all, let alone evaluate them. Analytics software can assist utilities in overcoming these obstacles and maximize the value of their … Continued

Avoid Expensive Repairs with Proactive Sewer Flow Monitoring

The demand for sanitary sewer system maintenance and flow monitoring has never been stronger, as municipalities bear the burden and expense of ever-stricter wastewater treatment standards. Sewer system degeneration, flaws and flow difficulties can all be detected with regular inspection. As a solution, municipalities can take preventative measures to preserve their sanitary sewage systems in … Continued

Itron to Host Industry Innovators at Second-Annual EMEA

Itron, which helps utilities and cities deliver critical infrastructure to communities safely and securely, announced that it will host its premier customer event, Itron Inspire, virtually for the second year in a row from April 5-6, 2022. The event is intended for industry professionals, colleagues, and thought leaders from Europe, the Middle East and Africa … Continued

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Improved Flow Meter Accuracy through Regular Calibration and Maintenance

Considering the variety of factors that can have a significant negative impact on the measurements made by flow meters, it is crucial that the equipment is installed and configured according to the manufacturer’s recommendations by trained technicians to ensure that the system operates at or above its maximum potential.   It’s crucial to keep in … Continued