Water & Wastes Digest – Texas Looks for State-Wide Water Metering System Improvements

How smart metering systems are improving water utilities throughout Texas

As communities strive to make smart investments in infrastructure repair, sustainability focused infrastructure upgrades provide the best path for reaching lower utility costs and improving utility operations. Across the state of Texas, municipalities are taking steps to address outdated infrastructure systems, starting with water infrastructure. Adopting new advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) and automatic meter reading (AMR) systems are effective ways that cities are becoming smarter with their utilities and associated distribution systems. In addition to customer service benefits, AMI systems provide data transparency and historical usage patterns that can be used to determine irregularities in utilities consumption and losses for citizens and city infrastructure.

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Water & Wastes Digest
By: Vince Drieling, Director Of Business Development, Ameresco