Tapping Tanks for Energy Storage

Tapping Tanks for Energy Storage

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For more than 25 years, retailer JCPenney has relied on ice-based energy storage from CALMAC to save hundreds of thousands of dollars in energy costs. In 2015 alone, the retailer’s headquarters in Plano, TX, reduced its annual energy bill by more than $100,000.  … Read More

AMI + Data Management

AMI + Data Management

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When it comes to water utilities managing data from AMI, “everything is evolving around analytics within the industry,” points out John Fillinger, director of utility marketing for Badger Meter.  … Read More

Radical Rehab

Radical Rehab

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More than a million miles of underground pipes carry water to our homes, schools, hospitals, and businesses. These pipes last a long time, but pipes placed during the late 19th century through the middle of the 20th century are nearing—or have already reached—the end of their useful life.  … Read More

Swimming in Profits, Not Drowning in Losses

Swimming in Profits, Not Drowning in Losses

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Every drop of clean water is precious. Unfortunately, 30–50% of water is lost through aging infrastructure. And lost water equals lost revenue to the water service supplier. Water is lost through leaks and cracks in pipes and their fit­tings. Since most infrastructure is underground, it is virtually impossible to visually  … 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

New Sizing Metrics for Water Storage

New Sizing Metrics for Water Storage

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Fire flow needs and regulations have always dominated the metrics for sizing the water storage capacity of a municipality or business. But these days, climate change, drought, and population growth have entered the picture as additional factors requiring consideration.  … Read More



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