City of Columbus, Ohio Upgrades to Smart Utility Network from Sensus
RALEIGH, N.C.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The City of Columbus Department of Public Utilities has a long history of superior customer service dating back to 1871 and its first drinking water treatment facility at the confluence of the Scioto and Olentangy rivers. Today, Columbus is taking the next step in this journey by partnering with Sensus, a Xylem brand, to build a smart utility network.
Both the city’s Division of Water and Division of Power will share an integrated communication network. The technology upgrade will accurately measure water and electricity consumption, and rapidly detect leaks or power outages for over 1.2 million residents in and around Ohio’s capital city.
“We want to provide our customers with timely…