Water and wastewater

Many experts believe that water (or the lack thereof) will be the 21st century's single biggest urban challenge. Fortunately, a new generation of smart technology now allows us to minimize waste, leakage and costs and you'll find examples here.

North Carolina Suburb Empowers Water Customers With Hourly Usage Updates

Thu, 2016-05-26 14:30 -- SCC Staff

Citizens in Cary, North Carolina can manage their water use and identify possible problems with a wireless meter reading system that provides them with hourly water readings. The system, powered by analytics from Council Lead Partner SAS Institute, also is saving the city millions of dollars in operations and personnel costs.

Smart Water Technology - Creating the Cities of Tomorrow

Thu, 2016-04-07 13:30 -- SCC Staff

Smart water technology is revolutionizing the water utility industry, enabling the leap from paper orders and mechanical meters to workforce automation and Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) systems. And mobile workforce management is a big part of it. Read the ebook from Council Associate Partner Clevest to find out more.

Addressing Water Scarcity Through Recycling and Reuse: A Menu for Policymakers

Fri, 2016-01-29 14:05 -- SCC Staff

This policy review, a white paper from Council Lead Partner GE, provides a valuable starting point for governments to evaluate the appropriate mix of policies that will best fit their needs as they work to expand their water recycling and reuse programs. It offers policy options as well as examples from throughout the world.

Reducing Lost Revenue From Zero-Read Meters and Achieving Operational Cost Savings

Sat, 2015-09-12 19:00 -- Anonymous

The Albuquerque Water Authority needed to get away from paper-based service orders, but wanted an automated solution that would work with its enterprise management system and help it deal with inoperable meters. Clevest's Workforce Management solution provided benefits that led to organizational cost savings and higher customer satisfaction. Read the case study for details.