Entries by Lisa Nguyen

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North Carolina’s First Itron AMI Project

MeterSYS, in partnership with United Systems & Software, Inc. and Itron, Inc. has completed installation of North Carolina’s first Tower Collector Units (TCUs) in support of Itron’s ChoiceConnect AMI solution for the Town of Fuquay-Varina. This collaborative project will convert the Town’s 11,000, and growing, water customers with AMR (drive-by) 100W encoder receiver transmitters (ERTs) […]

MeterSYS Supports the North Carolina Local Government Budget Association (NCLGBA)

The MeterSYS… Advanced Metering Solutions team is sponsoring the NCLGBA Winter Conference in Pinehurst this week. Local government budgeting professionals understand the value metering automation and improved billing processes provide for greater revenues and lower operational costs. If you are attending the conference, drop by our booth to learn more about creative ways MeterSYS can […]

MeterSYS Partners with the Safe Water Network

MeterSYS is proud to announce that we have become an official Funding Partner of Safe Water Network to support the construction of a water station in India. Safe Water Network is demonstrating at scale the viability of small water enterprises to supply underserved communities with safe, affordable, reliable water.

MeterSYS and Hurricane Florence Relief

Last week our Client Services Director, Lauren Brown, drove down MeterSYS-funded supplies to the Town of Kenansville in support of their shelters and any people seeking help in the Kenansville area.

Conservation and AMI

The MeterSYS team is proud to announce a new white paper centered on the topic of conservation. Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) not only provides an opportunity to increase utility efficiency and customer care but an opportunity to decrease environmental impact. As can be seen in the article, utilities have seen the benefits of considering the environment that includes lowering fixed and variable costs. Check out the article below!

Advancing Ordinances and the Public Water Utility

Recently, there has been an exciting expansion in the definition of “assets” for the public water utility that could encourage more ‘green’ infrastructure to be funded. This is being encouraged by the GASB 62 rule. This rule has been on the books for years, but clarifying the rule is giving it new life to the public water utility. This update was carried out by the Government Accounting Standards Board (GASB), which is a private-sector organization that establishes accounting and financial reporting standards within the United States. The clarified rule is relevant to public water utilities because assets must be utility-owned infrastructure to be supported by bonds.