Smart Water

Smart water is an emerging and growing market in the water and wastewater industry. It relates to the application of data analytics to water and wastewater use through localized sensors. First gathered by automated meter reading (AMR) or advanced metering infrastructure (AMI), the data can then be processed with artificial intelligence or machine learning for deeper inferences on water use.

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Dec 3 2018
In October, I mentioned that sometimes it is difficult to find time to reflect on my work. This year is the first full calendar year I have spent on…
Experts will begin designing a “smart sewer” for Littleton, Mass. to attract business
Experts will begin designing a “smart sewer” for Littleton, Mass. to attract business.
Nov 19 2018
A small town in Massachusetts is investing in a new sewer system to attract business. According to the Lowell Sun, experts will begin designing a “…
Nov 2 2018
With the human population forecast to rise to more than 9 billion by 2050 and increasing standards of living among developing nations, accessible,…
Julian Lowe, International Sales Director, Modern Water (left) and Peter Nicoll, Technical Director, Modern Water (right) with Dr. Gunter Rencken, Technical Director from WEC Projects of South Africa.
Julian Lowe, International Sales Director, Modern Water (left) and Peter Nicoll, Technical Director, Modern Water (right) with Dr. Gunter Rencken, Technical Director from WEC Projects of South Africa.
Nov 2 2018
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Open-Storm Detroit Dynamics won $25,000 prize from Xylem, Inc.
Open-Storm Detroit Dynamics won $25,000 prize from Xylem, Inc.
Oct 5 2018
In Alexandria, Va., a team from the Great Lake Water Authority and the University of Michigan won the first-ever Intelligent Water Systems Challenge…
Oct 4 2018
No plans or models—traditional or digital—truly can show clients how a water treatment plant, a pump station or a wastewater facility will look, feel…
Brown and Caldwell to manage Portland’s historic switch to filtered water supply.
Brown and Caldwell to manage Portland’s historic switch to filtered water supply.
Sep 28 2018
Editor's Note: Each week, Water & Wastes Digest will post an aggregate of business news briefs and networking news items to keep you informed on…
Jul 25 2018
Walking down the hallways to the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas for American Water Works Assn. ACE 18, it was apparent the show’s theme…
Mar 30 2017
Editor's Note: The article information for this piece has been updated to reflect a change in title and contact email address on April 22, 2020.…
Sep 19 2016
A report now available on ASDReports—"Smart Water Management Market by Advanced Water Meters (Meter Type & Meter Read Technology), Solution (…
Feb 10 2016
One-third of utilities around the globe report a loss of more than 40% of clean water due to leaks. Smart water networks ad­dress this issue. With…
Apr 6 2006
When it comes to radio frequency (RF) signal propagation, power utilities have it easy. Their meters sit on the side of the house, out of sight and…
Aug 26 2003
As most readers of Water & Wastes Digest are aware, a fluid sampler is essentially a smart pump that takes a liquid sample from a source and…
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