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Intelligent Fire Hydrants Provide Utilities With System Performance Data

Source: Mueller Water Products
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Intelligent Fire Hydrants Provide Utilities With System Performance Data

Historically, most fire hydrants sit idle after they are installed. They were there for that one day that hopefully never shows up. But in today’s connected world, fire hydrants are becoming an important asset in understanding the water distribution system, allowing utilities to monitor their water system operation and predict leaks.

In this Water Talk interview recorded live at ACE 2018, David Woollums, General Manager of the Iron Gate Valves and Fire Hydrants Business with Mueller Company, discusses the parameters that can now be measured at the hydrant and how utilities are using that data:

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