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McCrometer: Rugged and Robust: The Battery-Powered FPI Mag®

McCrometer introduces the Battery-Powered FPI Mag®: A rugged and robust solution for electromagnetic flow meters. The battery-powered signal converter serves as the control device, providing reporting, input/output functionality, and data recording. With its multi-point curve-fitting algorithm, the microprocessor-based converter enhances accuracy while housed in an IP67-rated enclosure for durability. Offering user-configurable features and a convenient … Continued

MCCROMETER: How To Future-Proof Your Water Distribution System

McCrometer reports that water utilities face the challenge of balancing tight budgets with the growing need to address water scarcity and climate change. Many utilities adopt a “wait until it’s broken to fix it” approach when it comes to upgrading their technologies, but relying on failing systems is a recipe for disaster. However, there is … Continued

McCrometer Press Release: Announcing the Launch of New SmartTrax™

McCrometer has recently unveiled SmartTrax, a telemetry product designed to provide remote meter and sensor readings at an affordable price. Unlike other output devices from McCrometer, SmartTrax is compatible not only with their own flow meters but also with other brands in the market, as long as they have an output. Aimee Davis, the Agriculture … Continued

McCrometer: 3 Challenges of Ballast Water Flow Measurement

  McCrometer just announced ballast water is intake water on board a ship that is used to maintain its stability and balance during voyages. Ballast water can be harmful to the environment and human health, as it can carry aquatic organisms, such as bacteria, viruses, algae, and small animals. The International Maritime Organization (IMO) has … Continued

McCrometer Announces: The Ultra Mag F Series changes flow measurement for the water transfer industry.

  McCrometer offers the F Series of electromagnetic flow meters, specifically designed for the water transfer industry. These meters are built to withstand tough environments, frequent transportation, and various flow applications. The F series Ultra Mag provides easy installation, transportation stability, and advanced output options for data collection. click HERE to watch McCrometer’s video. To … Continued

Itron’s MC3 Automated Meter Reader

Itron’s MC3 is the company’s next generation of drive-by data collecting. It combines GPS mapping with meter reading, two-way wireless radio communications, and backward compatibility in terms of performance and mobility. Regardless of the kind or size of a utility’s service, the MC3 improves operational efficiencies by streamlining business processes and lowering costs related with … Continued

Itron Receives Approval for Smart Gas Meters in Canada

In Mid January 2022, Itron’s Intelis smart gas meters gained the approval of Measurement Canada for enhanced safety and more efficient operational savings to bring natural gas to Canada. The residential ultrasonic gas meters comply with PS-G-06 provisional requirements for these types of meters in Canada.   Itron’s Senior Vice President of Networked Solutions, John … Continued

Non-Contact Sewer Flow Meter From Hach

The FL1500 Series Flow Control is useful for wastewater, collection systems, and industrial water. The Hach FL15000, one of the collection system meters available through the Avanti Company, among other flow meters, allows for more flexibility than ever before. The flexible sensor options allow for versatility for a wide range of flow applications.   To … Continued

Prepping Your Water Meters for Winter

Florida is not somewhere that is known for its chilly winter temperatures. In fact, Florida has the mildest winters in the Continental United States, with average temperatures spanning from 65 degrees Fahrenheit to 41 degrees Fahrenheit and highs reaching nearly 77 degrees Fahrenheit. Still, even without the threat of snow and frost, water meters and … 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

Quietly Detect Hydrogen Sulfide with the Cricket Odor Detection Kit

The Cricket Odor Detection Kit is a solution for measuring episodes of hydrogen sulfide (H2S) in the ppb range (Parts Per Billion) in real-time using ultra-low power. It uses wireless technology to communicate with a secure monitoring network available through the web. Hydrogen sulfide is a gas that is flammable, colorless, and has a smell … Continued

Upgrade to AMR or AMI

It’s 2020 and Automated Meter Reading (AMR) has become an increasingly prevalent technology. It is used to capture monthly meter reading data, which is then passed to a utility to undergo billing and analysis. Gathering the data requires walking or driving with a handheld device. AMR provides numerous benefits including lowering the cost of reading … Continued

From The Blog

Maximising Performance: The Ultimate Guide to Flow Meter Maintenance

  Understanding flow meters is key to the success and efficiency of many industrial operations. These critical devices measure and control the rate of fluid that moves through a system, providing real-time data with precision, reliability, and accuracy. In order for flow meters to continually perform at peak efficiency, it’s crucial to maintain them well.  … Continued