Nearly 20% of the water produced, treated, and delivered by water utilities is lost to system leaks. New software strategies can help address this inefficiency and lost revenue.
Whether considering AMR or AMI metering solutions, both technologies offer improved efficiency and accuracy to otherwise manual metering tasks. This article addresses the benefits of AMR and AMI solutions, and explores how Park City's Water Department integrated its AMI interval data with WaterSmart Software's customer self-service portal to provide customers real-time leak alerting, usage analysis, and reports with water saving recommendations.
In recent years municipalities and utility companies have endeavored to capture, access, and manage data provided by Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI). Now they have another challenge, teaching the public the benefits of AMI. This article, featuring WaterSmart's Jeff Lipton, discusses many advantages utilities and customers gain with AMI including usage monitoring, consumption and cost insights, higher reliability, improved billing accuracy, and better quality of water delivery.