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What is AMI? (Advanced Metering Infrastructure)

Advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) is an integrated system that utilizes equipment and management systems for information and communications to collect the amount of water used by customers, averaging the data in real-time. AMI often uses radio-based technology to read water meters. This eliminates the use of manual meters. When discussing AMIs, there are four main … Continued

4 Ways AMRs Are Changing the Water Utilities Industry

AMR share nearly doubled since 2012, an 18.5% jump, driven primarily from water shortages and the need for preservation. Smart technology collection system meters help detect leaks, causing less water to be wasted. In addition, smart metering technology enables the detection of pipe faults and allows for efficient asset management.    Economies are recovering from … Continued

The Best Ways to Calibrate Flow Meters

Flowmeters calculate volume by measuring the rate at which fluid and gases move through them. Accurately measuring these volumes is critical in optimizing the use of energy to pump the water, ensuring that water conservation programs are properly managed, help determine where possible losses are occurring as well as ensuring revenue losses are minimized. Calibration … Continued

Collection System Assessments With Avanti Company

The Avanti Company includes many types of systems for recording and analyzing utility assets in the water and wastewater industries. Using collection system meters, water leak detection, wastewater line assessments, wastewater line inspections, and asset management is possible for collection system assessments. We offer products from Syrinix, Itron, and 64seconds, to name a few.    With the … Continued

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

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

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

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Water Meter Market Recovery and Impact

Water meters provide accurate readings on the volumes of water that are delivered to a given property. Companies can access accurate flow meter readings through on site flow meter testing. According to A2Z Market Research, a company that conducts research that helps determine smart business goals, the following companies, including the Avanti Company, have been … Continued