Taking to the Road

An AMR package helps a rural North Carolina water utility save labor and costs, improve billing accuracy, and get a handle on leaks
Taking to  the Road
Field technicians can track route progress on laptop computers in their vehicles. Data from the day’s work is easily updated to the billing system.

Davie County Public Utilities in Mocksville, N.C., had 11,000 water meters divided into 30 rural reading routes spread across 400 square miles. Meters are often separated by a half-mile or more. Covering the routes took a driver and meter reader 50 days, an expense that stretched...

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