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An Introduction to Water Flow Meters

Water flow meters are an essential part of any water system, providing an accurate and reliable measure of the amount of water that passes through a pipe. Flow meters are used to measure the rate of fluid flow, typically in gallons per minute (GPM) or cubic feet per second (CFS). Flow meters can be used … Continued

The Value of Your Flow Meter Data

There is no doubt that modern water meters have numerous advantages, such as eliminating the need for manual reading. Smart meters generate a ton of data, often more than a utility can use. However, though meter data has great value, this value only becomes obvious when it is used.¬†   All that said, have you … Continued

Understanding the Different Types of Water Flow Meters

A water flow meter is an essential part of any plumbing or irrigation system. It gauges how much and how quickly liquid is emitted from a water source. Homes and businesses need a steady supply of water, thus the water system needs to be monitored and measured to make sure it complies with all regulations. … Continued

Frequently Asked Questions About Smart Water Meters

Smart water meters are connected to a local or wide area network wirelessly, allowing for remote monitoring of water usage and leak detection. With the help of an Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) system, a smart water meter is able to remotely monitor usage, detect leaks and tampering, and read flow and pressure irregularities in real … Continued

Getting Your Water Meter Ready for Winter

Winters in Florida are not regarded for being particularly chilly. With average wintertime temperatures ranging from 65 to 41 degrees Fahrenheit and highs of almost 77 degrees Fahrenheit, Florida actually has the mildest winters in the United States. Nevertheless, even in the absence of snow and frost, water meters and other types of industrial meters … Continued

Why Are Smart Water Meters Necessary?

One of the best innovations for water conservation and cost-savings is the development of smart water meters, which is gradually replacing the conventional methods of measuring water consumption. A smart water meter is a device that wirelessly connects to a local or wide area network to enable remote water usage monitoring and leak detection, minimizing … Continued

McCrometer’s Electromagnetic Flow Meter for Agriculture and Irrigation

  Electromagnetic meters, commonly referred to as mag meters, are a velocity-type water meter. These devices measure velocity utilizing electromagnetic properties, as opposed to other flow measurement techniques. The additional advantage of electromagnetic meters being able to measure flow in either direction is that they don’t rely on mechanical parts to do so. They might … Continued

What You Can Do to Help Make Water Meters More Accessible

Depending on its location and type, a water meter may require regular inspection. Therefore, it is essential that water meters are always accessible so that they may be inspected and analyzed promptly. Having easy access to the meter also ensures that it can be swiftly turned off in an emergency. The property owner or tenant … 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

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

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

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3 Ways AMR and AMI Technical Support Improves Smart Water Solutions for Meter Reading by Utilities

As a utility, accurate flow meter reading is essential for providing customers with accurate bills and efficient water management. With advances in technology, the need for manual meter reading processes has been reduced, and smart water solutions have stepped in to provide more reliable and efficient solutions. By utilizing Automatic Meter Reading (AMR) and Advanced … Continued