You wouldn’t buy a typewriter in 2021, would you? Of course not, because a PC, Mac, or even your cell phone far exceeds anything you can accomplish with a typewriter. So, why stick with your old meters — which, despite having a long lifespan, accumulate more and more issues as they age — while upgrading […]
Master Meter and GoAigua Join Forces to Help Utilities of All Sizes Accelerate Digital Transformation Master Meter’s world-class metering system combined with GoAigua’s advanced analytics and predictive algorithms will provide innovative operational analytics and continuous operational improvement. Master Meter and GoAigua Announcement Master Meter, Inc., a leading water management solutions provider for public and private […]
EVERYTHING IS A NAIL WHEN YOU’RE A HAMMER Ever tried to drive a screw with a hammer? It’s not an inspired solution. The only reason it might even seem reasonable is that it’s the only tool you have, and the screw kind of looks like a nail, so it needs to be struck. But the […]
Got water? Sure, most of us in the United States do. But do we ever stop to smell the roses of odorless fresh potable water? Do we reflect on what reliable water means for the economic life of our community? Texas’s harsh deep freeze earlier this year reminded us Texans of our vulnerability, and after […]
At Master Meter, we spend time with water utility employees to get to know our customers. We’re friends with customer service agents, utility managers, and field technicians, like Irma Mendoza of Round Rock, TX and Jeff Price of Mansfield, TX. We know what drives them to come to work every day. These amazing people like […]
Investing in a smart meter solution is a step toward improving future quality of life Investing in America’s water and wastewater infrastructure is an investment in America’s quality of life. There are obvious sustainability benefits. It is known that replacing deteriorating and leaking pipes reduces water loss and sewer spills. But did you know that […]
Though we’re still wrapping our heads around what happened in Texas last month, we would be remiss if we didn’t thank the many utility workers who have been working doggedly during and after the recent winter storm, Uri. These front line workers worked countless hours to not only restore water service to their communities but […]
Where to find growth during an economic downturn is a challenge. After the year we’ve all just had, where learning to be flexible and flying by the seat of our pants wasn’t optional, it may feel a little ridiculous to even attempt goal-setting in 2021. After all, the woes of 2020 have thus far appeared […]
Water loss too often gets dismissed. Yet, if you are talking to your water utility’s board of directors and 30% of your presentation wasn’t heard or seen by them, you’d stop immediately to diagnose the problem. If it was beyond your capabilities, you’d grab an expert to help solve the issue. What about water loss […]
Pandemic Collaboration In the midst of a pandemic, the President of the United States signed an Executive Order giving the water industry an opportunity to unite together. It asks us to address aging water infrastructure, water supply reliability, improve water quality, and sets up a framework and structure for the federal government to collaborate and […]
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Water services are no doubt essential, especially during a pandemic when more people are staying home, and cleanliness is a top priority. Ease your customers’ minds during these uncertain times by keeping communications flowing. A customer portal is a perfect way to stay in touch. Here are some ways to use this tool to help […]
Much has been speculated already about how emerging technologies like Artificial Intelligence can help out many sectors, including the water sector. It might seem like a far-fetched idea for some utilities; however, as we are well into 2020 now, some companies are already helping to forge this into reality.
It’s almost here. The “Silver Tsunami” is about to come crashing down across the workforce and, with it, a tremendous skill gap will be exposed between those preparing to leave the workforce and those just starting their careers. Much like an actual tsunami, there is little we can do to stop it, but there are […]
We’ve heard it for years…
By now, you know that portals offer utilities another opportunity to communicate with your customers. You’re all in and invested in a customer portal. You know how important it is to reach your customers where they are — and often, you do so via email. Some may argue that email is ineffective or that marketing […]
Branding and customer experience are complicated in an industry where customers don’t have a choice in their water and wastewater service provider. Historically, water utilities focused on protecting public health and the environment, which are important to the health and vitality of a community. But water utilities are more than environmental and public health entities; […]
As a company in the business of developing smart water solutions, we’ve grown increasingly curious about the conversation happening around intelligent water. It was all a buzz at ACE 2019, so we decided to take a deeper dive.
If someone handed your company a million dollars, would you hide it under your mattress or use it to invest in future growth and a more sustainable future? It’s an easy and obvious choice when the offered resource is money; it’s less obvious when given a chance to invest in the benefits of data. However, […]
AMI is a powerful technology that mines data from the depths of buried water infrastructure and empowers utility leadership with the knowledge they need to increase efficiency drastically. Most importantly, AMI detects water losses that detract from the revenue paramount to maintaining and preserving the integrity of our water system while also ensuring the sustainability […]