Smart cities. Smart homes. Smart water? Badger Meter explains why water utilities want to be smarter

There is a movement to make everything – from personal devices, to appliances to physical structures – smarter. Today, there are smart homes, smart buildings and smart cities. And each are designed to monitor things utilizing a network of sensors,…

Using data analytics to make informed water infrastructure maintenance decisions

There is a reason why Big Data and data analytics are IT trends that are making their way across all industries and organizations – the ability to take the mountains of data that many organizations already aggregate and analyze them…

Grundfos fights the water quality “silver tsunami” with technology

In advance of this year’s WEFTEC Conference – one of the world’s leading water quality and wastewater conferences – we had the opportunity to sit down with one of the show’s organizers, Barry Liner, the Chief Technical Officer and director…

Keeping the lights on at water treatment facilities – Eaton talks maximizing uptime at WEFTEC

Ensuring that the water that comes out of our taps is pure and high quality is pretty serious business. Delivering high quality water – and treating our waste water – is essential to life, health and hygiene in every town,…

Flottweg shows how new technologies could help waste water utilities become manufacturers

This week, the individuals and organizations responsible for treating waste water and ensuring water quality in our communities will meet with leading industry executives and manufacturers at the annual WEFTEC Conference. At the center of their discussions will be a…

Smarter Wastewater Treatment Through Cloud Technology

Wastewater treatment underpins modern society. Just looking at mundane, day-to-day activities like washing the dishes or using the restroom, the average person adds everything from human waste, food scraps, oils, and even chemicals like cleaning solvents and cosmetic product into…

From treating waste to making products – the evolution of waste water at WEFTEC

If there is one municipal utility or government service that’s routinely taken for granted by American citizens it’s sewers, waste water and water quality. We tend not to think too much about where the water that comes out of the…

The fire panel as the brain of the smart building

The “smart home” category is an exceptionally fast moving and growing category of consumer technology and products. And if you’ve ever been able to lie in bed and ask Google or Alexa to turn off your lights so you don’t…

Cloud-enabled airports mean happier passengers

Your first flight from Dulles International was delayed because people invariably waited until the absolute last minute to board and your plane was thirteenth in line to depart. Then, when you stepped off the jetway in Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta Airport, you…

Remote service means faster repairs for fire panels

During last month’s National Fire Protection Association Annual Conference in San Antonio, a number of government and industry experts participated in a panel discussion about the recent innovations in fire panel technology. The panel discussion, which was entitled, “The Future…

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