Category: News

Read Water Online article: SmartCover Shapes Future of Collection Systems

Read Water Online article: SmartCover Shapes Future of Collection Systems

Kevin Westerling, editor of Water Innovations magazine, tapped SmartCover’s senior project manager Ron Toten to outline the future of collection systems for readers of its special issues on the  Top 10 Trends of 2020. In “The Future of Collection Systems,” Toten describes the current state of our nation’s collection systems, […]

Read Water and Wastes Digest Article on Smart City Monitoring with SmartCover

Read Water and Wastes Digest Article on Smart City Monitoring with SmartCover

SmartCover was featured in a December 16, 2019 article in Water & Wastes Digest that focused on Smart City Monitoring at SAWS. Highlights include: Since deploying the SmartCover cleaning optimization program, there have only been 65 cleanings identified and performed at locations where 1,246 cleanings were previously scheduled. SAWS has […]

Read Storm Water Solutions article on SAWS use of SmartCover

Read Storm Water Solutions article on SAWS use of SmartCover

The December 2019 issue of Storm Water Solutions includes an article highlighting San Antonio Water Systems (SAWS) usage of SmartCover to optimize cleaning and reduce costs. Read the article below or click here to read it online at Storm Water Solutions.

Read WWD article: Sewer Monitoring Turns to AI

To extend the life of infrastructure, reliance on smart city technology capabilities is critical. By creating visibility into buried assets to understand the conditions of underground infrastructure, utilities can compare current performance with expectations, and predict when and where problems may arise. Fortunately, with the proliferation of small, rugged, low […]

Read WEF World Water article on SmartCover’s Dual Sensor Preventing I&I

The SubSonic Dual Sensor is highlighted as the latest tool for preventing I&I in wastewater collection systems across North America — read more about industry TECH UPDATES in WEF’s World Water Sept/Oct issue. Read the I&I article here Read the full Sept/Oct issue of WEF World Water here

Video of Greg Quist’s Presentation to Strata Data Conference Now Available

Video of Greg Quist’s Presentation to Strata Data Conference Now Available

The video of Greg Quist’s presentation on “The Collision between AI and Underground Infrastructure” at Strata Data Conference on March 27, 2019 in San Francisco, CA is now available for viewing. Click below to learn how technology can help to avert the impending crisis in water and sewer infrastructure that […]

SmartCover Dual Sensor Provides More Accurate Sewer Spills Prevention

SmartCover Dual Sensor Provides More Accurate Sewer Spills Prevention

SmartCover® Systems released the SubSonic™ Dual Sensor as a standard configuration for their suite of wastewater technology solutions. The dual sensor extends visibility throughout the entire manhole from the bottom of the channel to the cover. Not only does the dual sensor provide customers with “full dynamic range” of manholes, […]

Listen to Greg Quist interview with WEF Words on Water

Listen to Greg Quist interview with WEF Words on Water

SmartCover is featured on Water Environment Federation (WEF) “Words on Water” podcast with host Travis Loop. Greg Quist, Ph.D., founder and CEO of SmartCover Systems, and Chairman of the Urban Water Institute, discusses the real-time monitoring of sewers and the role of smartphones and satellites in water management. He shares […]

SmartCover® Flow Monitoring Helps the City of Albany, NY Meet Sewage Pollution Right to Know (SPRTK) Mandates

SmartCover® Flow Monitoring Helps the City of Albany, NY Meet Sewage Pollution Right to Know (SPRTK) Mandates

The City of Albany Department of Water and Water Supply’s mission statement includes to “deliver a reliable and high-quality supply of water to customers, to collect and safely convey wastewater to treatment facilities and comply with all regulatory requirements and conditions.” A key regulatory requirement for Albany is the 2013 […]

Rain Gauges Versus Radar

Both rain gauges and radar-based tools have proven to be effective for measuring rainfall. Like all measurement systems, each type has its strengths and limitations. In a comprehensive study by Pollack, Dutton, Quinn, O’Connell, Mateo, et al (Newcastle University, UK, University of Genoa,  Italy) of radar-based versus rain gauge-based systems, […]