Pennsylvania Deep Dig Replaces Aging Pipe, Reducing Breaks

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Aqua America Inc.
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Pipe replacements conducted with asset information management system

Speaking before an audience at the National Assn. of Regulatory Utility Commissioners (NARUC) Winter Committee meeting in Washington, D.C., Aqua Pennsylvania Inc.'s Senior Project Engineer Frank Grablutz said the company is conducting pipe replacements by using a new asset information management system (AIMS) coupled with a strategic and practical approach to the real-world activities that sometimes interfere with the best made plans.

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Publication Date: 
February 07, 2012
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Effective Metering

While vacationing in Mexico last month, I met a friendly Canadian from Calgary who—among general conversations about the sunny weather and great food—happened to mention that there are a number of areas in Alberta where there is no water metering in place and rates are based on an average annual consumption.

Activation Date: 
February 09, 2009
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
20101

Improving the Inventory Process

New data collection software allows equipment inventory to be completed in half the time with fewer people

About The Author: 

Brian Albright is principal of Albright Communications. He can be reached at 614/237-6707 or by e-mail at b-albright@sbcglobal.net.

Activation Date: 
January 01, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17287

Addressing Your Meter Needs

Addressing Your Meter Needs

Welcome to our second annual Meter Source supplement. As I told those of you who were expecting the Meter Source earlier this year, WWD decided to move the Meter Source from our February issue to the August issue in order to benefit the editorial program we feature during this time of year.

About The Author: 

Tim Gregorski, editorial director Water & Wastes Digest tgregorski@sgcmail.com

Activation Date: 
August 22, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17234

Drive-Through Metering

Flowmeters help Allen County, Ohio, solve I&I problem
A long-range inflow and infiltration (I&I) plan is currently underway in Allen County, Ohio. The Wastewater Treatment Division operates three major treatment plants located in Bath, Shawnee and American Townships and three smaller package treatment plants located in Bath and Richland Townships. The Wastewater Collection Maintenance Division is responsible for the maintenance and operation of approximately 170 miles of sewer lines and 46 sewage lift stations located within American, Bath and Shawnee Townships.

About The Author: 

Marcia Kinley is marketing communications manager for Marsh-McBirney/Hach Co. She can be reached at 301/874-5599 or by e-mail at mkinley@hach.com.

Publication Date: 
August 16, 2009
Activation Date: 
August 07, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17207

AMR Solution Strikes Gold

Las Vegas Valley Water District addresses growing population with key technologies

About The Author: 

Scott Durham is vice president of sales for Datamatic. He can be reached at 972/234-5000 or by e-mail at sdurham@datamatic.com.

Activation Date: 
August 07, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17206

Second Time Around

Water utility swaps phone AMR for RF

About The Author: 

Betsy Loeff is a news writer for the Automatic Meter Reading Association. She can be reached at 847/480-9628 or by e-mail at amra@amra-intl.org.

Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17205

Understanding the Meter-to-AMR Interface

Advantages and
disadvantages of absolute
and incremental encoders

About The Author: 

Larry Sears is senior technical advisor for Hexagram, Inc., an ESCO Technologies Co. He can be reached by e-mail at lsears@hexagram.com.

Activation Date: 
February 01, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
17195

Crossing AMR’s Iron Curtain

Water utilities uncover a variety of RF signal strength solutions

About The Author: 

Betsy Loeff is a writer for the Automatic Meter Reading Association. She can be reached at 847/480-9628 or by e-mail at amra@amra-intl.org.

Activation Date: 
April 01, 2006
Issue Reference: 
Legacy
Legacy ID: 
16861