AMI for the Water Industry: Applying Lessons from Electric Industry Deployment | White Papers
We take a close look at lessons from the electric industry and how we can best apply these in AMI for the water industry moving forward
December 19, 2016
It should come as no surprise that concerns about the water industry’s future have kept the topic of advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) on the table among water-sector policymakers and utilities. Water scarcity, aging infrastructure, water quality and accompanying regulations, water distribution, and the impact of inefficient water usage all combine to create huge challenges for water utilities in the coming decades. But system performance in the field, coupled with utility programs that utilize customer data can create a powerful combination that has the potential to transform the water utility industry much in the same way that it has transformed the electric industry.