Energy Efficiency in Rosenberg, Texas

The city officials understood the imminent need to replace their water meter system. ..

Sep 1, 2011

The city officials understood the imminent need to replace their water meter system. As a traditional water meter ages, it becomes inaccurate and unable to record all of the water flowing through it. Essentially, the city ends up paying for much of its citizens’ water usage because it prepays the utility company for the water usage or water it pumps from wells and does not recuperate the cost via utility billing. John Maresh, Assistant City Manager for the City of Rosenberg, knew he wanted to take advantage of the latest and greatest technology when it came to replacing the water meters. He found Neptune Technologies, a manufacturer that offers the ARBTM RS450 Fixed based Advanced Metering Infrastructure that uses radio waves to provide automatic meter readings. However, financing presented a major obstacle. Having worked with Siemens on several other previous meter projects, Neptune recommended Siemens Industry, Inc., to the City.

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