Aug 09, 2012

Providence Water Selects Innovyze for Hydraulic Network Management

Utility company to use InfoWater and InfoWater UDF to support 17 cities and towns in Rhode Island

Providence Water, the largest water utility in the state of Rhode Island, has selected Innovyze’s InfoWater and InfoWater UDF smart water modeling and management solution software to manage its hydraulic network.

The purchase equips Providence Water with a comprehensive range of high-performance ArcGIS-centric (Esri, Redlands, Calif.) water infrastructure analysis and management capabilities, enabling the utility to address critical design, operational and water quality issues with maximum effectiveness while optimizing customer service.

Together InfoWater and InfoWater UDF make it easy for water utilities to analyze and simulate various conditions, pinpoint system deficiencies, and determine the most cost-effective physical and operational improvements for achieving optimum performance and regulatory compliance.

“InfoWater and InfoWater UDF not only offer great value in terms of features and functions but also provide reliable and accurate solutions,” said Peter LePage, senior manager of engineering at Providence Water. “These applications enhance our ability to produce excellent water quality and help ensure that we maintain the highest level of customer service to Rhode Island residents.”

Providence serves 17 cities and towns in Rhode Island, supplying water to 60% of the state’s residents. The network comprises 950 miles of water mains and 5,780 fire hydrants and delivers an average of 62 million gal of water per day.