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Tools of the Trade

Tools of the Trade

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As many of you know, one of my favorite books is a collection of poems called Odes to Common Things. In it, Pablo Neruda writes about ordinary objects that we often take for granted. In “Ode to my Socks,” he outlines the fundamentals of comfort. He analyzes a universe of  … Read More

How Utilities Can Communicate the Benefits of AMI to Customers

How Utilities Can Communicate the Benefits of AMI to Customers

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Smart meters enable demand-response and time-of-use pricing schedules, as well as improved distribution system performance. Proponents say they promote increased efficiency, but skeptics raise concerns about privacy, health, and cost. Some customers choose to pay a premium to opt out of updates, preferring their traditional analog meters.  … Read More

Water Demand Management

Water Demand Management

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Mni wiconi is Lakota for “water is life.” The phrase articulates a fundamental truth. Our lives depend on water. Planning to meet and manage demand is essential.  … Read More

How Smart Meters and Acoustic Sensors Limit Non-revenue Water Loss

How Smart Meters and Acoustic Sensors Limit Non-revenue Water Loss

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The town of Olds in Alberta, Canada, faced a daunting task. The public works and utilities department, serving the town of approximately 8,000, set out in 2007 to decrease the municipality’s total water usage by 10% by January 2017, using the amount of water it consumed in 2006 as a  … Read More

Crime Stopper: Water Meters and Magnets

Crime Stopper: Water Meters and Magnets

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How do you protect your meter network from losing its measuring capability? One option to improve and protect measure devices like dry-dial water meters is to use passive magnetic field indicators to detect the action of a strong magnetic field primarily coming from neodymium magnets.  … Read More

AMI/AMR Benefits Utilities and Customers

AMI/AMR Benefits Utilities and Customers

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The upgrade that American Water is now undertaking is no small matter. But the change that the company is rolling out now in a pilot program will allow its meter readers to more easily discover possible leaks, uncover meters that have been tampered with, and identify unusual flow activity for  … Read More


Directory


Aclara
945 Hornet Drive
Hazelwood
MO
63042
Badger Meter
Badger Meter
4545 W. Brown Deer Road
Milwaukee
WI
53224
Neptune Technology Group Inc
1600 Alabama Highway 229
Tallassee
AL
36078

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