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Storm-Hardened Communication Network from Sensus Helps Utilities Weather Winter Blast
Communication Systems & Equipment

Storm-Hardened Communication Network from Sensus Helps Utilities Weather Winter Blast

South Carolina water providers praise leak detection capabilities RALEIGH, NC (February 7, 2018) – The new year rang in with a bitter, two-week cold snap followed by snowy conditions throughout South Carolina. Chesterfield County experienced nine days in a row of frigid temperatures, with the daytime high never breaking 37 degrees, and a wintry mix that delivered more than five inches of snow...

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Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Richmond County Revs Up Water Service with Technology from Sensus, a Xylem Brand

Utility raises the green flag on strategic three-year water improvement plan RALEIGH, NC (Nov. 16, 2016) - Car racing is synonymous with Richmond County, N.C. From racecars to hotrods, the local speedways draw crowds from just about every mile marker in the county. It’s those ‘miles’ that helped officials kick off an impressive countywide smart water system. Richmond County Water...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Riverside County Combats California Drought with Sensus Technology

FlexNet quickly identifies leaks for Eastern Municipal Water District RALEIGH, N.C. – Employees of Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) are now equipped with tools to detect leaks sooner and contribute to California’s ongoing water conservation efforts. For example, water dripping from a concealed broken sprinkler head could have caused one customer’s bill to double. Within days of...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

Nashville Metro Water Services Increases Employee Safety and Improves Meter Reads with Sensus

Utility saves $181,000 per month with smart water network RALEIGH, NC (Sept. 07, 2016)Â- - For the technicians at Nashville Metro Water Services (MWS), poison ivy and bug bites were often a part of the job, especially when manually reading meters in the rural farmlands of the utility’s northern territory. In addition to hazards in the field, the meters were often covered with overgrown...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fountain Valley, California Beats Water Reduction Goal with Sensus Technology

Smart water network led to 23 percent decrease in water use RALEIGH, N.C. – More than a dozen water leak alerts come into the City of Fountain Valley, California each week through its new Sensus technology. It is all part of an effort to reduce water use by 20 percent in a state plagued by drought. Fountain Valley deployed Sensus technology one year ago to help the state save billions of...

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Water Meter features integrated 3-state valve.

Equipped with 3-state valve, ally™ Water Meter lets utilities remotely turn on water for new account, turn off water in event of leak, or reduce flow. Alarms can alert utilities to conditions such as empty pipes, reverse flow, leaks, and tampering. In addition to sensors for monitoring pressure at service connection, meter includes temperature sensors to warn of potential freezing problem. Data...

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Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Little Egg Harbor Builds Customer Trust through Sensus Technology

Hurricanes and harsh winters can’t stop utility from providing excellent service RALEIGH, NC – Each summer brings a flock of vacationers to seaside homes in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, but during the cold winter months those nests empty and water pipes can easily freeze. Once one bursts and floods an unoccupied house, the leak can go unnoticed, causing serious and expensive property...

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Software

Berkeley County Water and Sanitation Takes Big Leap Forward with Big Data from Sensus

Technology enables utility to spot trends, troubleshoot and prepare for the future RALEIGH, NCÂ- - Every month, Berkeley County Water and Sanitation (BCWS) connects more than 100 new customers. That’s a lot of data points, and when the utility moved from manual meter readings to remote readings, the amount of information grew even more. “Data by itself isn’t enough,” said Terry...

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Communication Systems & Equipment

City of Evans Reduces Estimated Meter Reads by 94 Percent with Sensus

Technology improves customer service for growing population RALEIGH, NCÂ- - For the past 14 years, Randy, a water department technician in the City of Evans, Colorado, has spent several days a month driving the streets to collect data from each of the city’s 6,500 aging water meters. “We couldn’t provide customers with the best possible service because our technicians were tied up for...

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Sensus Continues Technology Trial to Help Utilities in Japan Save Money and Water

Phase two of long-range radio trial with Kobe City Waterworks Bureau begins RALEIGH, N.C. – Kobe City Waterworks Bureau expects to achieve greater conservation and operational efficiency as it develops a new smart water network. Sensus and technology partners are working with the Bureau to achieve those goals by conducting a joint field trial at nine locations, which include schools and an...

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Company News

Georgia Utility Addresses Non-Revenue Water with Sensus iPERL Meters

City of Dallas captures an additional 600,000 gallons of billable water in four months RALEIGH, N.C. (July 10, 2018) – Just 30 miles northwest of Atlanta, the City of Dallas, Georgia, offers a reprieve from the busyness of the big city with the retained charm of simpler times and a friendly community. While the city might have an easygoing appeal, running the local water utility is anything...

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Company News

City of Fairmont Improves Performance and Service with the Sensus AMI Solution

West Virginia utility reduces excess water usage by 25 million gallons per year RALEIGH, N.C. (April 17, 2018) – Nestled in the rolling hills of northern West Virginia, collegiate life reigns supreme in the City of Fairmont. As with any college town, residential turnover is the norm, with the constant move-ins and move-outs straining the city’s water utility resources. “We serve many...

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Company News

Mount Pleasant Waterworks Creates a New Customer Service Experience

Utility meets high expectations for accuracy and service with AMI technology RALEIGH, NC (February 13, 2018) – Just a few miles from the South Carolina coast, the town of Mount Pleasant exudes the southern charm and rich historical resonance that typify the “Lowcountry.” And though this may conjure up images of laid-back residents sipping sweet tea on their porch swings, the reality is a...

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Storm-Hardened Communication Network from Sensus Helps Utilities Weather Winter Blast
Communication Systems & Equipment

Storm-Hardened Communication Network from Sensus Helps Utilities Weather Winter Blast

South Carolina water providers praise leak detection capabilities RALEIGH, NC (February 7, 2018) – The new year rang in with a bitter, two-week cold snap followed by snowy conditions throughout South Carolina. Chesterfield County experienced nine days in a row of frigid temperatures, with the daytime high never breaking 37 degrees, and a wintry mix that delivered more than five inches of snow...

Read More »
Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

Richmond County Revs Up Water Service with Technology from Sensus, a Xylem Brand

Utility raises the green flag on strategic three-year water improvement plan RALEIGH, NC (Nov. 16, 2016) - Car racing is synonymous with Richmond County, N.C. From racecars to hotrods, the local speedways draw crowds from just about every mile marker in the county. It’s those ‘miles’ that helped officials kick off an impressive countywide smart water system. Richmond County Water...

Read More »
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Riverside County Combats California Drought with Sensus Technology

FlexNet quickly identifies leaks for Eastern Municipal Water District RALEIGH, N.C. – Employees of Eastern Municipal Water District (EMWD) are now equipped with tools to detect leaks sooner and contribute to California’s ongoing water conservation efforts. For example, water dripping from a concealed broken sprinkler head could have caused one customer’s bill to double. Within days of...

Read More »
Communication Systems & Equipment

Nashville Metro Water Services Increases Employee Safety and Improves Meter Reads with Sensus

Utility saves $181,000 per month with smart water network RALEIGH, NC (Sept. 07, 2016)Â- - For the technicians at Nashville Metro Water Services (MWS), poison ivy and bug bites were often a part of the job, especially when manually reading meters in the rural farmlands of the utility’s northern territory. In addition to hazards in the field, the meters were often covered with overgrown...

Read More »
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Fountain Valley, California Beats Water Reduction Goal with Sensus Technology

Smart water network led to 23 percent decrease in water use RALEIGH, N.C. – More than a dozen water leak alerts come into the City of Fountain Valley, California each week through its new Sensus technology. It is all part of an effort to reduce water use by 20 percent in a state plagued by drought. Fountain Valley deployed Sensus technology one year ago to help the state save billions of...

Read More »

Water Meter features integrated 3-state valve.

Equipped with 3-state valve, ally™ Water Meter lets utilities remotely turn on water for new account, turn off water in event of leak, or reduce flow. Alarms can alert utilities to conditions such as empty pipes, reverse flow, leaks, and tampering. In addition to sensors for monitoring pressure at service connection, meter includes temperature sensors to warn of potential freezing problem. Data...

Read More »
Sensors, Monitors & Transducers

Little Egg Harbor Builds Customer Trust through Sensus Technology

Hurricanes and harsh winters can’t stop utility from providing excellent service RALEIGH, NC – Each summer brings a flock of vacationers to seaside homes in Little Egg Harbor, New Jersey, but during the cold winter months those nests empty and water pipes can easily freeze. Once one bursts and floods an unoccupied house, the leak can go unnoticed, causing serious and expensive property...

Read More »

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