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How to Know if a Flow Meter Reading is Accurate

Flow meter measurement is of the utmost importance when determining accuracy. Typically, accuracy is measured as a percentage of full scale or percentage of reading/percentage of rate. Understanding how these two methods operate will allow you insight into how water meters operate and will enable you to determine their accuracy.   The percentage of full-scale … Continued

Badge Meter Improves Hydronic System Performance at NYC Hospital

Many hospitals are working below peak efficiency, including chiller and condenser systems. This is more often than not because of poorly designed and operated maintenance practices, resulting in high energy costs and unreliable equipment with a short life span. Metropolitan hospitals need efficient procedures with heating and air conditioning (HVAC) systems to make for an … Continued

Aquatech Partners With Pani Energy to Reduce Energy Consumption

Global desalination leader Aquatech International has partnered with artificial intelligence (AI) company Pani Energy to reduce the energy consumption that comes with desalination and water security issues. Pani Energy is an AI analytics solution provider for water applications, and along with Aquatech’s proprietary LoWatt® membrane desalination process, they hope to reduce energy levels significantly.   … Continued

Benefits of Smart Electronics in Industrial Meters

Data gathered from flow meters is a valuable part of the precise process of control and improved quality in system maintenance. Ensuring the right measurements are made will help ensure a high level of quality and compliance with regulations. Smart Electronics with mechanical meters help achieve the highest level of production, dispensing the appropriate amount … Continued

Significant Development with Itron

American energy and water resource management technology company Itron, Inc. recently announced its launch of the eHZ-B residential smart meter in Germany. This meter will service utilities and cities and seeks to aid in Germany’s current energy transition to a more environmentally friendly and affordable energy supply. Their ultimate goal is to enable utilities and … Continued

Sour Service Application Solutions

Those who work within the oil and gas industry are likely familiar with the words ‘sour service’. This is hydrogen sulfide (H2S)-based flow media that is commonly used in natural gas, drilling, crude oil production, and even treating wastewater. New or current flow projects may also result in stress-induced cracking in certain metals, prompting pipeline … Continued

Correct FPI Pipe ID Is Essential

McCrometer’s full profile insertion (FPI) electromagnetic (mag) meter provides precise readings through the pipe’s full diameter, requiring a meter that is built especially for the pipe it will be mounted on. A convenient and reliable way to ensure the right pipe ID (inside diameter) is measured and registered is to have this job done by … Continued

WLSSD Saves Millions With Syrinix

Western Lake Superior Sanitary District (WLSSD) is responsible for wastewater treatment for more than fifteen communities and a trio of large industrial facilities in a 500+ square mile region in the Duluth-Cloquet Minnesota area. Preventing the occurrence of leaks and sewer overflows is one of its key priorities, something which is controlled in part by … Continued

Purchase Liquid Controls and More on the Revamped Buy Products Page

When is the last time you visited The Avanti Company website? We recently overhauled the Buy Products page, making it much easier for customers to purchase products from Liquid Controls. We’ve done away with the product configurator for Liquid Controls meters and simplified things for our customers by individually adding the most popular and frequently … Continued

Syrinix Featured in WaterStart

Syrinix is a respected pioneer in delivering sophisticated pipeline management tools for deeper visibility into the network. The company allows utilities to make structural improvements to long-term stability, reducing costly network interruptions, and expanding the lifespan of aging facilities to preserve vital water supplies. Syrinix also happens to be one of the success stories of … Continued

Syrinix Debuts New RADAR Platform

Syrinix will soon debut the evolution of its RADAR cloud-based water and wastewater data analysis application. Known as RADAR, it processes and shows data obtained from mounted PIPEMINDER monitoring tools and provides utility notification in a user-customizable and simple to comprehend format. The new RADAR architecture has been designed with a simplified modern interface to … Continued

Solutions for Non-Revenue Water

Many utilities are aware that non-revenue water (NRW) can become a serious problem. The average systems deal with about 24 percent NRW each year yet few have the knowledge and resources to tackle it properly. While the idea of water loss in the distribution network is not recent, water scarcity and the challenge of raising … 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