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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Migrating from AMR to AMI: A Case Study

AMR drive by/walk by solutions are certainly preferable to manual water meter reading. However, typically AMR is a one-way solution (i.e., the meters are read-only) and the data collected are both unsynchronized and limited. Thus, AMR data are suitable for …
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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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Internet of Things & the Water Industry

The Internet of Things (IoT) is the next-generation convergence of mature technologies that already dominate our lives, from wireless communications and sensors, to the Internet and always-connected mobile devices, to embedded systems, to micro-electromechanical systems (MEMS). And it is not …
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Water Utilities & Customer Engagement

Today’s consumers have come to expect choice, convenience, service quality, channel innovation and personalization from all of their service providers — including their water utility company. Learn how water utilities are embracing sophisticated tools to meaningfully engage their customers in order to improve service and to conserve precious water resources.

Smart water metering market to surpass $1 billion by 2019

The global market for smart water meters will rise above $1 billion in 2019, according to a new report published by research company IHS Technology. The company attributes the growth of the global industry to increased demand for managed services, …
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Smart water management market poised to grow by 18% a year

The smart water management market is expected to grow by an annual rate of 17.7 percent until 2019, according a report published by research company Transparency Market Research. The report, entitled “Smart Water Management Market Global Industry Analysis,” said that …
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Water metering takes center stage in utilities green investments

The vast majority (69.4%) of future green projects planned by American drinking water utilities will include water metering, according to a report released by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). According to the report, utilities have invested $4.79 billion in projects that …
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