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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

How to Know it’s Time for Differential Pressure Meter

Municipal flow applications utilities and districts need propeller meters, an electromagnetic meter, or any other type of no moving parts meter that acts as an ultrasonic device. However, there are some situations where differential pressure (DP) meters are a more viable option – more specifically, the VM V-Cone, a DP meter designed by McCrometer for … 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

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

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

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

Ultrasonic Flow Technology for HVAC Applications

Contemporary systems for heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) rely to a great extent on technology for flow and energy calculation. Owners of commercial and industrial facilities aim to deploy advanced flow metering solutions that allow them to accomplish optimum hydronic cooling and heating levels, even under very difficult conditions. In chilled/hot water systems, the … Continued

A Few Things You May Not Know Regarding the McCrometer V-Cone

Did you know that the material construction of the McCrometer® V-Cone is among its most customizable components? Popular metals tend to be the norm for the V-Cone, but titanium is an option customers can explore. For applications that may involve especially corrosive fluid or dangerous environment, titanium may prove extremely useful, particularly if concerns regarding … Continued

Use Syrinix PIPEMINDER to Determine Water Quality

South East Water and Anglian Water are a pair of British water utilities that sought to determine whether water quality could be used as a tool to provide information regarding bursts and leaks. Syrinix addressed this very concern with its PIPEMINDER product. The latest evolution of PIPEMINDER allows it to be connected to water quality … Continued

WaterPoint PLD Provides Dynamic Leak Detection

We conclude our spotlight of the 64seconds WaterPoint tool with a closer look at the WaterPoint PLD. This is a specially designed highly sensitive listening device used in the water delivery system to detect possible leaks. The PLD2 App allows users to record and save an infinite number of recordings and play them back at … Continued

Bend, Oregon’s Terrain Is No Match for the SL-RAT

The City of Bend, Oregon encompasses just over thirty square miles and has more than 90,000 residents. Its Utility oversees the maintenance of over 450 miles of pipe and 74 lift stations. Along with these, Bend Utility Department is also responsible for maintaining more than 300 residential lift stations. Due to the terrain largely comprised … Continued

Miami-Dade County Water & Sewer Deploys Modern Wastewater Solution

As IoT solutions continue to innovate and pave the way for better energy and water management, The Avanti Company is proud of its role in helping spearhead these solutions. We recently collaborated with the American technology company Itron and Utility Systems Science & Software (US3) to deploy the initial phase of a wastewater management solution … Continued

From The Blog

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