Water http://americancityandcounty.com/taxonomy/term/6639/more en Water management system provides real-time data for Illinois water utility http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility <div class="node-body article-body">Badger Meter’s BEACON Advanced Metering Analytics system provides near real-time water usage information to the EJ Water Cooperative and its customers.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/water-management-system-provides-real-time-data-illinois-water-utility#comments Products at Work Green Public Works Technology Sustainability Technology Water Fri, 04 Aug 2017 14:27:00 +0000 78981 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Bill Teichmiller, CEO of EJ Water Cooperative, views water usage data on the BEACON AMA system from Badger Meter.</p> Underground sensors help measure surface flooding woes in Florida http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/underground-sensors-help-measure-surface-flooding-woes-florida <div class="node-body article-body">Broward County, Fla., and nearby cities have developed a regional flood monitoring network that uses Ayyeka’s Wavelet devices along the intracoastal waterway to monitor tide conditions and sea levels. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/underground-sensors-help-measure-surface-flooding-woes-florida" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/underground-sensors-help-measure-surface-flooding-woes-florida#comments Products at Work Water & Wastewater Public Works Technology Public Works Technology Water Tue, 25 Jul 2017 13:15:00 +0000 78761 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: One of Ayyeka&rsquo;s Wavelet devices installed near the water in Broward County, Fla.</p> Montana city pays over $90 million to take control of local water utility http://americancityandcounty.com/operations-management/montana-city-pays-over-90-million-take-control-local-water-utility <div class="node-body article-body">Concluding a process that took over three years, on June 22, the Missoula, Mont., government paid over $90 million to take control of a local water utility and bring its residents public water.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/operations-management/montana-city-pays-over-90-million-take-control-local-water-utility" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/operations-management/montana-city-pays-over-90-million-take-control-local-water-utility#comments Operations & Management Mon, 26 Jun 2017 19:15:00 +0000 78301 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Missoula, Mont. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Heart_of_Missoula_-_panoramio.jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> The utility of data http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-grid/utility-data <div class="field-deck"> Advanced metering infrastructure increases public utilities’ efficiency, data yield and monetary savings. </div> <div class="node-body article-body">Advanced metering infrastructure increases public utilities’ efficiency, data yield and monetary savings.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-grid/utility-data" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/smart-grid/utility-data#comments Infrastructure Smart Grid Technology Tue, 30 May 2017 16:53:00 +0000 77801 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>An AMI radio being installed on a water meter box lid in New Bern, N.C. Image via City of New Bern.</p> Stop the $57,000 surprise: get your utilities connected http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/stop-57000-surprise-get-your-utilities-connected <div class="node-body blog-body">Smart Cities Council Editor Kevin Ebi describes how modernized and connected utilities are helping residents.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/stop-57000-surprise-get-your-utilities-connected" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/stop-57000-surprise-get-your-utilities-connected#comments Infrastructure Smart Cities Council Smart Cities Viewpoints Mon, 24 Apr 2017 17:01:00 +0000 77261 at http://americancityandcounty.com Detroit’s water department threatens shutoff for nearly 18,000 homes http://americancityandcounty.com/operations-management/detroit-s-water-department-threatens-shutoff-nearly-18000-homes <div class="node-body article-body">On April 19, the Detroit Water and Sewerage Department (DWSD) began shutting down water service for some residents who have failed to keep up payments. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/operations-management/detroit-s-water-department-threatens-shutoff-nearly-18000-homes" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/operations-management/detroit-s-water-department-threatens-shutoff-nearly-18000-homes#comments Operations & Management Fri, 21 Apr 2017 22:49:00 +0000 77231 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>Industry along the Detroit River. Image via <a href="https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Industry_along_the_Detroit_River_(8741630194).jpg">Wikimedia Commons</a>.</p> Washington city installs smart water system that quickly detects leaks http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/washington-city-installs-smart-water-system-quickly-detects-leaks <div class="node-body article-body">Monroe, Wash., is using smart water technology from Sensus to update its infrastructure and reduce leaks.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/washington-city-installs-smart-water-system-quickly-detects-leaks" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/washington-city-installs-smart-water-system-quickly-detects-leaks#comments Products at Work Green Public Works Public Works Sustainability Water Wed, 19 Apr 2017 15:32:00 +0000 77171 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: A bridge in Monroe, Wash.</p> Water infrastructure funding: Getting the right fit http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/water-infrastructure-funding-getting-right-fit <div class="node-body blog-body">John Mastracchio, leader of Arcadis' financial services practice, describes successful methods to fund water infrastructure.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/water-infrastructure-funding-getting-right-fit" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/blog/water-infrastructure-funding-getting-right-fit#comments Infrastructure Viewpoints Wed, 22 Mar 2017 19:09:00 +0000 76771 at http://americancityandcounty.com Water jetter efficiently cleans sewers (with related video) http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/water-jetter-efficiently-cleans-sewers-related-video <div class="node-body article-body">Use the SuperJet truck-mounted jetter to clean municipal and residential sewer lines.</div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/water-jetter-efficiently-cleans-sewers-related-video" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/public-works/water-jetter-efficiently-cleans-sewers-related-video#comments Fleets Public Works Public Works Water Mon, 13 Mar 2017 21:42:00 +0000 76611 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: The SuperJet truck-mounted jetter. Use it to clean municipal and residential sewer lines.</p> Pennsylvania town uses precast pipe to manage stormwater http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/pennsylvania-town-uses-precast-pipe-manage-stormwater <div class="node-body article-body">The Hanover Township, Pa., Public Works Department tackled a major stormwater management project. They used precast pipe to remedy the situation. </div> <p><a href="http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/pennsylvania-town-uses-precast-pipe-manage-stormwater" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://americancityandcounty.com/products-work/pennsylvania-town-uses-precast-pipe-manage-stormwater#comments Products at Work Stormwater Public Works Public Works Wed, 01 Mar 2017 16:13:00 +0000 76301 at http://americancityandcounty.com <p>In the photo: Construction underway at the stormwater management project at Hanover Township Community Park in Bethlehem, Pa.</p>