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How to Educate the Public About the Benefits of AMI

How to Educate the Public About the Benefits of AMI

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In recent years, municipalities and utility companies have endeavored to learn how to capture, access, and manage data provided by Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI). Now, they have another challenge: Teach the public about the benefits of AMI.

“There’s confusion about what AMI is,” postulates Robb Barnitt, CEO of Dropcountr.com, a software  … Read More

Why More Utilities Are Implementing AMR/AMI

Why More Utilities Are Implementing AMR/AMI

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The implementation of AMR/AMI has grown consistently by more than 20% annually among water utilities nationwide. However, no matter how outdated a metering system may be, changing to something new and different can be a difficult adjustment forutility companies and customers alike.  … Read More

AMI Defines Three Rs of Water: Recovery, ROI, and Rate Structure

AMI Defines Three Rs of Water: Recovery, ROI, and Rate Structure

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Are these concerns realistic? Well, let’s look at some of the latest product releases, how manufacturers are making new and creative financing methods available. But, if the real issue is selling the technology to a city council on a tight budget (is there such a thing as a city without  … Read More

Five Benefits of Integrating AMI and GIS

Five Benefits of Integrating AMI and GIS

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Besides being critical for asset management and minimizing non-revenue water, the integration of GIS and AMI can be an overall “game changer” for operations for many utilities. “Neptune Technology Group introduced its GIS module in late 2014,” says John Sala, director of marketing. “As an AMI vendor, we use GIS-type information as part of  … Read More

Other Utility Meters Subject to Magnetic Field Influence

Other Utility Meters Subject to Magnetic Field Influence

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In the final installment of this three-part series, authors Adam Kozlowski and Janusz Dubicki reference other utility markets that are similarly subjected to possible magnetic field influence and metering inaccuracies. (Commercial and residential water meters launched this series on magnetic field impacts on metering results.) Part 3 below concludes this  … Read More



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