Analytics

City functions can be made 'smart' through technologies we call Enablers. As a Technology Enabler, Analytics is one of the digital underpinnings of a smart city as you'll read in this section.

Lead and Drinking Water: Protecting Vulnerable Citizens

Fri, 2014-07-04 13:31 -- SCC Staff
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After a study in London, Ontario determined that running a water tap in a home did not always flush out unacceptable levels of lead in drinking water, the Community Geomatics Centre utilized data from local agencies to address the issue. Learn more in this case study.

Itron Technology Helps Town of Olds Recover Lost Water Revenue and Achieve Conservation Goals

Sat, 2014-05-10 11:12 -- SCC Staff
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When a water audit found 39% of the water coming through the Town of Olds' supply line couldn’t be accounted for, it appeared leak repairs might recover enough water to delay the need for expensive infrastructure expansion. The town deployed an Itron system with strategically placed acoustic sensors to analyze sound patterns, detecting new, evolving and pre-existing leaks automatically. Click to read about the revenue savings that resulted.

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