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The Art of Leak Detection and the Arithmetic of Audits

The Art of Leak Detection and the Arithmetic of Audits

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According to EPA, public systems face numerous challenges, including aging infrastructure, increasing regulatory requirements, water quantity and water concerns, and inadequate resources. These challenges are amplified through changes in population and climate. It is estimated that the US will need to spend upwards of $200 billion on water systems in  … Read More

How to Nix Non-Revenue Water With Acoustic Leak Detection

How to Nix Non-Revenue Water With Acoustic Leak Detection

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Providence Water, the public water utility based in the city of Providence, RI, is no small operation. The utility serves more than 17 cities and towns, providing more than 60% of the state’s drinking water. The utility relies on more than 950 miles of piping to deliver this water.  … Read More

How to Save Water for Sewer Credit

How to Save Water for Sewer Credit

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Customer Side Leaks
What about the leaks that happen on the customer’s side? When water was cheap, and sustainability didn’t have its own page in a corporation’s annual report, companies and institutions didn’t put a high priority on water losses. But that has changed, says David Taylor, chief of operations at  … Read More

The Benefits of Pressure Management Analytics for AMI Systems

The Benefits of Pressure Management Analytics for AMI Systems

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When looking at the features of an AMI system, utilities should consider the benefits of pressure management analytics, says Joe Ball, director of water solutions marketing for Itron, Liberty Lake, WA. “A pressure management system can be helpful because some utilities have an issue with pressure zones,” explains Ball. “It’s  … Read More

Cracking the Conservation Code

Cracking the Conservation Code

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Conserving water has been a hot topic these past few years, especially in drought-stricken California.

“Non-revenue water” is also becoming a hot topic. As the conservation message is driven home and consumers cut their water use, fee or use revenues to water districts are also reduced. Therefore, it is increasingly important for districts  … Read More

Every Water System Leaks: Find Out How Your State Scores

Every Water System Leaks: Find Out How Your State Scores

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As long as we’ve been moving water, we’ve been losing it.

With water loss exceeding 30% in some areas, the consequences of non-revenue water have never been greater and it’s imperative that we start to apply the lessons we have been learning.

A few weeks ago, we looked at the idea of “drought shaming,” where people are  … Read More



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