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In many developed countries water meters are used to measure the volume of water used by residential and commercial building that are supplied with water by a public water supply system. Water meters can also be used at the water source, well, or throughout a water system to determine flow through a particular portion of the system. In most of the world water meters measure flow in cubic metres (m3) or litres but in the USA and some other countries water meters are calibrated in cubic feet (ft.3) or US gallons on a mechanical or electronic register. Some electronic meter registers can display rate-of-flow in addition to total usage.

How to Nix Non-Revenue Water With Acoustic Leak Detection

How to Nix Non-Revenue Water With Acoustic Leak Detection

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.

Inside the Internet of Things

Inside the Internet of Things

When you think of the Internet of Things movement, or IoT for short, you might think of a refrigerator that tells its users when a bottle of milk is getting old. Or maybe you picture an alarm clock that not only wakes you up at 5:30 a.m. but also tells

Get Smart

Get Smart

Smart meters are taking center stage in modern water utilities as solutions that can increase water efficiency and improve customer relations. They are proving highly valuable to a range of organizations—from large water utilities concerned about water loss to rural water utilities troubled by severe drought.

World Water Day: Utilities Conserve Water with Sensus iPERL Meters

World Water Day: Utilities Conserve Water with Sensus iPERL Meters

Smart water meters aid conservation efforts with low-flow accuracy

Water utilities around the world share the desire to conserve Earth’s most precious resource: water. Every day, including World Water Day, Sensus, a Xylem brand, works with utilities to provide solutions that aid conservation efforts while helping them become smarter about customers’

Getting Tough on NRW

Getting Tough on NRW

THE CAPE BRETON REGIONAL MUNICIPAL (CBRM) Water Utility in Nova Scotia supplies potable water to a population of 81,000, which is distributed over 478 miles (770 km) of pipeline. To do this, they operate, maintain, and manage five water treatment plants, six pumping stations, 11 water storage tanks, eight sources

Smart Strategy

Smart Strategy

From large municipal water utilities to those serving rural areas, smart meters are helping managers strategize using the data the meters produce.

Put Data to Work

Put Data to Work

It wasn’t long ago that automated meter reading (AMR) and advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) were a pair of luxuries that most water utilities couldn’t afford.

Kamstrup US Manufacturing Facility Officially Open

Kamstrup US Manufacturing Facility Officially Open

Kamstrup Water Metering opened its new US Production Facility on February 8 in Roswell, Ga. Danish Ambassador to the United States, Lars Gert Lose, had the honor of cutting the ribbon for the opening ceremony. Together with Kamstrup’s CEO Kim Lehmann and Kamstrup’s Senior Vice President of North America Lars

How Utilities Can Communicate the Benefits of AMI to Customers

How Utilities Can Communicate the Benefits of AMI to Customers

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.

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