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Choosing the Right Residential Water Metering Technology

Accurate and dependable water metering is more important than ever for today’s water utilities. When making meter selection decisions, utilities have a variety of technology choices for residential metering.  These options include mechanical meter technologies like positive displacement and static meter technologies such as fluidic oscillator, ultrasonic and electromagnetic. Several parameters factor into such selection decisions and it’s important to understand how each technology performs within the key parameters.  After all, choosing the right meter technology may result in increased revenue, improved customer service, conservation of critical water resources and environmental sustainability. After reading this white paper, you will have a better

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Modern Electricity Meter Safety, Accuracy and Performance Testing

The bar for smart meters is changing. Electricity meter design continues to evolve, but has meter performance testing kept pace? Sensus and EnerNex, the electric power research and consulting firm, answer that and other questions in Modern Electricity Meter Safety, Accuracy and Performance Testing. After reading this report, you’ll have a fresh perspective on modern […]

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How Remote Shutoff Applications Reduce Cost and Enhance Customer Service

Water utility managers must find ways to save time and money, while continuing to provide excellent customer service.  A common area of inefficiency is found within water service shutoff and turn-on events. Using remote shutoff capability puts utility billing staff in control of the process from the comfort of their billing office, or anywhere with […]

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Advanced Strategies to Extend the Life of Your Water Network

Using a holistic approach to water management, utilities can bring many technologies together. The right analytics can then transform compiled data into usable information.  A smart water platform helps achieve this by consolidating and analyzing data from multiple points including instrumentation, communication network, GIS, SCADA and other sources of data analytics.  By implementing such approach, […]

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Choosing the Right Residential Water Metering Technology

Accurate and dependable water metering is more important than ever for today’s water utilities. When making meter selection decisions, utilities have a variety of technology choices for residential metering.  These options include mechanical meter technologies like positive displacement and static meter technologies such as fluidic oscillator, ultrasonic and electromagnetic. Several parameters factor into such selection […]

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Five Steps to Building the Next Generation Gas Utility

The days of the traditional gas utility are waning as companies streamline operations. Skilled personnel are retiring, in-house meter shops are closing, and the pioneers of the next generation are the tech-savvy social networking gurus that are harnessing the power of information. And as technology drives smaller, feature-rich metrology – just like the smart phone […]

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Increase Revenue with New Commercial Metering Technology

Revenue for water utilities is circling the drain. Most commercial water meters can stand up to the high water flow of commercial water customers, but these same meters often have a hard time measuring low water flows and retaining accurate meter reads over time and continuous flow conditions. Grocery stores, for example, do not pay […]

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Building Intelligence Into Water Metering

Water utilities are under pressure due to the rising cost of labor and energy and are focusing their attention on improving operational efficiencies. With new choices in flow measurement technologies, utilities can improve cost and gain revenue advantages from advanced meter technologies that: Capture more revenue by accurately measuring a wider range of high and low flows […]

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Next Generation AMI: A Guide to Optimizing AMI Network Operation by Using Multi-Channel Allocation

Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) technology has changed the way utilities do business in the 21st century. Simple AMI functionalities — such as reading interval data, remote service connects and disconnects, and outage alarms — have all delivered significant operational savings and improved the bottom lines for many utilities. But what’s next for utilities looking to […]

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Remote Gas Shutoff – Smart Safety for Customer-Focused Utilities

Gas utilities in the United States have been tasked with safely providing for 25 percent of the country’s energy needs for residential, industrial and commercial customers. The nation’s abundance of natural gas presents a growth opportunity for the industry. The Department of Energy predicts that a staggering 900 of the next 1,000 power plants built […]

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