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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

New Options for the Dynasonics TFX-5000 Ultrasonic Meter

With its exceptional reliability and low costs of installation, the Dynasonics TFX-5000 Ultrasonic clamp-on flow meter has earned significant acclaim and popularity within the water and wastewater industry. Customers that purchase the meter now have the option of ODVA certified EtherNet/IP communication to provide precise flow measurements to different systems. In water and wastewater applications, … 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

McCrometer Announces a New Dura Mag

As one of its most popular products, the McCrometer® Dura Mag is an electromagnetic flow meter choice. The company is now targeting agricultural customers by unveiling the evolution of the Dura Mag, otherwise known as the wafer-style Dura Mag. The Dura Mag wafer style is available in 2 “and 3” line sizes and is highly … Continued

Don’t Let COVID-19 Affect Your Utility

Managers of water and wastewater treatment facilities have a vital role to deliver secure drinking water supply and ensure the quality and condition of discharge water while taking adequate measures in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. With operating facilities cutting down on staff members, there is little room to shut down systems or take on … Continued

McCrometer Non-Programmable Registers Are Now Available

McCrometer recently announced a new feature to its line of agricultural products. Customers can now purchase non-programmable digital registers alongside their propeller meters like the venerable McPropeller and the Water Specialties flow meters. The registers are designed to display essential information like volumetric total and flow rate. One of the longtime features of these registers … Continued

IoT Solutions Play Key Roles in Smart City Development

Populations in urban communities continue to ramp up, and cities continue to face challenges in meeting the ever-increasing demands. Modern technology plays a pivotal role in managing the swift rise in urbanization and the creation of smart cities. According to a Visual Capitalist article, populations have risen from over 750 million during the 1950s to … Continued

Upgrade Your Itron Reading System Software Today

It is time to take advantage of Itron’s reading system upgrade from MVRS to FCS software for qualified users. Free FCS software upgrades are being offered from Itron through the end of 2020 and MVRS support will officially end on December 31, 2021. The Avanti Company has three certified FCS installers that have performed hundreds … Continued

The Powerful M-Series M5000 Electromagnetic Meter

The M-Series® M5000 electromagnetic meter has been planned, produced and manufactured in compliance with strict quality standards and features advanced, processor-based signal conversion with an accuracy of ± 0.5%. Designed for applications where power line access is not an option, where there is a constant flow, or when totalization and rate are necessary. The flow … Continued

Upgrade Your Utility to Itron FCS for Free

MVRS support will be ending on December 31, 2021. The Avanti Company and its three certified FCS installers have more than 800 Itron Reading System installations and will take care of installing and training Utility users to improve the performance of this enhanced reading system software for existing and future meter reading needs. FCS is … Continued

Sheridan Saves Thousands with the SL-RAT

The City of Sheridan, Wyoming managed to significantly improve the efficiency and accuracy of its sewer maintenance program thanks to the implementation of new technology which provides a better targeted approach to cleaning the city’s sewer pipes. The city’s sewer system is comprised of more than 120 miles of pipeline with just over 2,500 manholes … Continued

From The Blog

Should You Choose a Flow Straightener or Straightening Vane?

In parallel with propeller meters, straightening vanes and flow straighteners have become a significant component of flow calculation in the agricultural industry, and with an important purpose. Flow straighteners and vanes, usually mounted close to flow disturbers or in short straight-run applications, minimize swirl and assist propeller meters in achieving a precise flow reading. With … Continued