Smarter Water Networks = Greater Security Challenges

Sophisticated AMI water management solutions bring tremendous benefits to both water utility operators as well as water consumers. Water utilities gain significantly deeper insight into and control over operations in general and non-revenue water in particular. Consumers gain unprecedented transparency …
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Smart Water for Intelligent Buildings

Navigant Research’s recently published report on water management in intelligent buildings[1] explores the opportunities and challenges related to deploying water management technologies and services in the intelligent building.       What Are Intelligent Buildings? As shown in the diagram …
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7 Water Pricing Strategies for Sustainability

The Growing Gap Between Water Utility Costs and Revenues Municipally-owned water utilities account for more than 85% of all water service providers in the US. These organizations are expected to balance the costs of delivering clean water to their customers …
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5 Ways AMR/AMI Reduces Physical NRW Loss

In our series of blogs on non-revenue water (NRW), Who is Stealing Your Water? discusses the role of water theft, The Cost of Water Meter Inaccuracy discusses how to minimize the impact of water meter inaccuracy and 5 Tips for …
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5 Tips for Minimizing Billing Inaccuracies

  Who is Stealing Your Water? discusses the role of water theft in non-revenue water (NRW), while The Cost of Water Meter Inaccuracy discusses how to minimize the impact of water meter inaccuracy on NRW. In this blog we look …
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Merging Smart Water with Smart Cities

SWAN – The Smart Water Networks Forum, is a worldwide industry forum promoting the use of data technologies in water networks, making them smarter, more efficient and more sustainable. Their 5th Annual Conference, which took place in London on April …
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AMI: A Practical Guide for Maximizing Your Investment

The Kfar Saba Water Plant (KSWP) was established in 1931 as a resident-owned cooperative to develop and manage the water resources of Kfar Saba in Israel’s central Sharon region. Today a city of 100,000, KSWP manages 33,000 water meters (95% …
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Who is Stealing Your Water?

Water utilities are tasked with providing homes and businesses in a defined district with a reliable supply of safe, usable water. In return for this service, they collect revenues. Sounds simple, right? The “classic” Water Balance Table in the upper …
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Smart water metering market to reach $5.18 billion by 2017

The global smart water metering market is expected to increase from $3.48 billion in 2013 to $5.18 billion in 2017, according to a new report published by research company Frost & Sullivan. Frost & Sullivan, which named the Arad Group with the 2014 …
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