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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

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

Smart Meters to Replace Old Utility Meters in Aspen, CO

Aspen, CO will be replacing and upgrading thousands of electric and water utility meters to follow the Aspen Intelligent Metering Project. Approved in 2018, the project seeks to modernize utility metering and energy and water consumption in the city and data collection from thousands of customers. New meters will enable data to be consumed directly … 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

Avanti Company Welcomes Badger Meters Flow Instrumentation Group

We are proud to announce we’ve recently signed an exclusive Representative/Distribution Agreement with Badger Meters Flow Instrumentation Group to the Chemical, Petrochemical, Energy Generation and Process Industries in the State of Florida. This latest product line features a broad array of meter technologies including Electromagnetic Flowmeters, Turbines (Stainless and Bronze), Positive Displacement meters, Oval Gear … Continued

Hach FLO-TOTE 3 Delivers Reliable Accuracy Regardless of Conditions

When accuracy is absolutely essential, the Hach FLO-TOTE® 3 AV Sensor is recognized for its exceptionally high level. In fact, it’s undergone extensive independent flow laboratory testing to ensure accuracy remains top notch even if the site or flow conditions prove challenging. Along with the power of a Hach flow logger, the fusion of the … Continued

Automated All-in-One Flow Data Collection with Hach DDS

Ensuring reliable flow data is being received is absolutely imperative, yet it continues to be a challenge when it comes to wastewater flow. With Hach Data Delivery Services (DDS), you can begin to implement a proven flow monitoring service that takes care of the legwork for you while ensuring accurate results. The equipment, support, and … Continued

Maximize Productivity with McCrometer Smart Output Mag Meters

Technicians and engineers have a multitude of responsibilities. One of the most important in getting the job done is knowing the meters being worked with allow for versatility, and that’s one of the areas where McCrometer’s Smart Output mag meters shine. These meters are so versatile, they are compatible with Itron as well as systems … Continued

The EPA Praises the SL-RAT

Did you know that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) published a detailed report back in 2014 discussing InfoSense’s Sewer Line Rapid Assessment Tool (SL-RAT) tool? If you’re still manually checking your pipes for blockages, the report is a highly informative report discussing how collection systems operators can utilize the power and efficiency of acoustic … Continued

Cleaner Magazine Recommends the SL-RAT

Earlier this month, Cleaner Magazine published an article discussing “The Best Money-Makers of 2017” which takes a look at the best tools contractors have relied upon to help their companies maintain profitability. Cleaner is a professional community dedicated to all things that deal with pipe, from inspection and leak detection to cleaning, rehabilitation, and more. … Continued

From The Blog

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