Accurate and dependable water metering is more important than ever for today’s water utilities. Utilities have a variety of technology choices for residential metering. However, choosing the right meter may result in increased revenue, improved customer service,conservation of critical water resources and environmental sustainability. This white paper explores and compares the performance of mechanical meter technologies, positive-displacement, and static meter technologies including fluidic oscillator, ultrasonic and electromagnetic. It also discusses how smart meter features such as alerts for customer leaks, tampering attempts, and water pressure surpassing or falling below set thresholds provide additional operational and condition monitoring benefits taking meters beyond being just the utility “cash registers.”
This white paper is sponsored by Sensus, a Xylem brand.