Capital of Rhode Island Selects Innovyze for Advanced Smart Water Network Modeling Technology
Providence Water to Use InfoWater and InfoWater UDF to Support 17 Cities and Towns in Rhode Island
Broomfield, Colorado USA, August 7, 2012 — Innovyze, a leading global innovator of wet infrastructure modeling and simulation software and technologies, today announced that Providence Water, the largest water utility in the state of Rhode Island, has selected Innovyze’s industry-leading InfoWater and InfoWater UDF smart water modeling and management solution software to manage its vast hydraulic network. The purchase equips Providence Water with a comprehensive range of high-performance ArcGIS-centric (Esri, Redlands, CA) 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.
Providence serves 17 cities and towns in Rhode Island, supplying water to 60 percent of the state’s residents. The network comprises 950 miles (1,529 km) of water mains and 5,780 fire hydrants and delivers an 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,” 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.”
InfoWater boasts innovative smart network modeling technology that addresses every facet of utility infrastructure management, optimization, and protection to deliver the highest rate of return in the industry. Operating directly within the powerful ArcGIS environment, InfoWater’s unique interoperable geospatial framework enables world-record performance, scalability, functionality, and reliability.
InfoWater UDF brings unprecedented power and flexibility to the management of systematic flushing of water distribution systems to restore hydraulic capacity, remove sediments and deposits, control corrosion, and, ultimately, prolong the life expectancy of the network.
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.