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Badger Meter: Durability, High Accuracy and Extended Size Range of Badger Meter E-Series® Ultrasonic Meters Make Them a Must-Have in the Field


December 11, 2012

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Erika Curran
800-876-3837, ext. 15990

Solid-state design eliminates mechanical wear and provides long-term accuracy for water metering applications.

MILWAUKEE, Wis. – Badger Meter (NYSE:BMI), a leading global innovator and manufacturer of flow control solutions, raises the bar with its E-Series Ultrasonic Meters. With state-of-the-art ultrasonic technology that provides exacting flow measurement, Badger Meter E-Series Ultrasonic Meters deliver long-term, accurate meter reading for utilities. Designed specifically for water metering applications, the E-Series meter uses ultrasonic transit time technology to accurately calculate flow rate and total consumption.

The E-Series meter is constructed with no moving parts, greatly improving accuracy and reliability by eliminating the mechanical wear that can reduce accuracy over the life of the meter. The internal battery that powers the meter will last up to 20 years, reinforcing dependable service and peace of mind. In addition to its long lifespan, the E-Series meter is incredibly accurate – within ± 1.5 percent – regardless of water quality, sand particles and pressure fluctuations.

Lead-free compliant with current and future NSF/ANSI standards, the E-Series meter’s stainless steel housings are available in six sizes: 5/8 inch, 5/8 x 3/4 inch, 3/4 inch, 1 inch, and now also including 1-1/2 inch and 2 inch. Its simplified one-piece electronic meter and register design are integral to the meter body for ease of installation. The meter electronics are contained in a compact, encapsulated, weatherproof and UV-resistant housing for residential and commercial applications. For more information on E-Series meters, please visit

Badger Meter currently holds UL (Underwriters Laboratories Inc.) certification for its 3/4 inch, 1 inch, 1-1/2 inch and 2 inch stainless steel E-Series meters. Listed under UL Subject 327B for residential fire service applications, E-Series meters are the first electronic meters to receive certification under this newly published standard. With the UL Subject 327B listing, E-Series meters are available for three different applications including potable water, reclaimed water and residential fire service.

About Badger Meter

Badger Meter is a leading innovator, manufacturer and marketer of flow measurement and control products, serving water and gas utilities, municipalities and industrial customers worldwide. Measuring a variety of liquids — from water to oil and lubricants in commercial processes — products from Badger Meter are known for accuracy, durability and the ability to provide valuable and timely measurement information. For more information, visit