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From the Field: Delving into DMAs and Devices

“From the Field” is a series of interviews in which water utility operators share their insights and experiences on varied topics.

In this article, professionals at several utilities share their experience and thoughts about DMAs and the monitoring devices they use in them, current strategies and plans for the future.

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From the Field: What Happens When You Start Bridging Silos?

“From the Field” is a series of interviews in which water utility operators share their insights and experiences on varied topics.

Hearing from peers in other water utilities is one of the best ways to get new ideas and gain more understanding about issues and trends. In this series of occasional articles, we ask several water professionals to share their thoughts on a particular topic.

This article focuses on how three utilities are breaking down the traditional barriers between different teams and departments in their organization, and the benefits they are seeing from this.

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CEM Key Performance Benchmarks

In almost every industry, using key performance indicators (KPIs) as benchmarks is a well-known approach for driving operational excellence and continuous improvement. But, developing KPIs requires a lot of experience and a massive amount of data from a wide swath of sources.

Now that TaKaDu Central Event Management (CEM) has been constantly monitoring utilities around the world for several years, we have amassed the necessary extensive data-based insight and experience for benchmarking utilities’ performances. As part of our work with customers, we regularly review their performance data against industry-wide benchmarks, helping them identify areas where they can potentially improve their network management

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Water utilities’ priorities

From the Field: Top Priorities 2022-2023

“From the Field” is a series of interviews in which water utility operators share their insights and experiences on varied topics.

Hearing from peers in other water utilities is one of the best ways to get new ideas and gain more understanding about issues and trends. In this series of occasional articles, we ask several water professionals to share their thoughts on a particular topic.
This article focuses on what utilities see as their main priorities over the coming couple of years, in general, and particularly related to maintenance.

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From the field - Coping with COVID

From the Field” is a new series of interviews in which water utility operators share their insights and experiences on varied topics.

Hearing from peers in other water utilities is one of the best ways to get new ideas and gain more understanding about issues and trends. In this new series of occasional articles, we ask several water professionals to share their thoughts on a particular topic. The first article focuses on how they are coping with the challenges thrown up by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Pro Tip: To Calculate Value on CEM, Look Beyond the Numbers

The Value of CEM – Looking Beyond the Numbers

The senior management at any water utility looking seriously into a Central Event Management (CEM) solution will inevitably want to see the financial justification. And rightly so. As with any significant technology investment, it’s important to understand what kind of return can be expected, and the likely timeline for seeing the value.

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