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By Emily Greenhalgh
PBN Web Editor
PROVIDENCE – Providence Water, the largest water utility in Rhode Island, has selected Broomfield, Colo.-based Innovyze’s smart water-network-modeling technology to manage the company’s hydraulic network.
The utility company chose Innovyze’s InfoWater and InfoWater UDF smart water modeling and management solution software to help manage its infrastructure.
The purchase equips Providence Water with a comprehensive range of ArcGIS-centric water infrastructure analysis and management capabilities.
According to a release, the system enables the utility company to address critical design, operational and water quality issues with “maximum effectiveness while optimizing customer service.”
Providence Water serves 17 cities and towns in the state and supplies water to 60 percent of Ocean State residents, according to a release. The network consists of 950 miles of water mains and 5,780 fire hydrants. The utility delivers and average of 62 million gallons of water per day.
“InfoWater and InfoWater UDF not only offer great value in terms of features and functions but also provide reliable and accurate solutions,” Peter LePage, Providence Water’s senior manager of engineering, said in a release. “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.”