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Badger Meter to Serve as Platinum Sponsor for AWWA ACE18; Will Lead Technical Session on Smart Water Solutions, June 13, 2018

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Badger Meter to Serve as Platinum Sponsor of AWWA ACE18; Will Lead Technical Session on Smart Water Solutions, June 13

MILWAUKEE – Badger Meter, a leading global innovator and manufacturer of flow measurement, control and communications solutions, today announced it will be the Platinum Sponsor of the American Water Works Association (AWWA) Annual Conference and Exposition (ACE18) held June 11-14, 2018 at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The theme of ACE18 is “Innovating the Future of Water.” This year’s conference will focus on top trends and leading technologies that are creating more efficient and sustainable water infrastructures throughout the world.

“Today, water utilities require smarter water solutions and we are proud to be leading the way,” said Kim Stoll, vice president of sales and marketing at Badger Meter. “ACE18 is a great opportunity for utilities to discover the benefits of our cellular-based AMI and industry-leading range of meter options.”

During ACE18, attendees can visit Badger Meter at Booth #18029 to learn more about and participate in ongoing demonstrations of the company’s complete portfolio of smart water solutions. The company plans to introduce their Next Generation E-Series® Ultrasonic meters this year, which attendees can see for the first time at the booth. Attendees will also be able to see and demo Badger Meter’s BEACON® Advanced Metering Analytics (AMA) managed solution, which works with cellular and fixed network metering technologies, as well as its first-to-market ORION® Cellular LTE endpoint, which was launched at ACE last year. Badger Meter will also have its Recordall® disc meters and high-resolution encoders available for demonstrations. 

Badger Meter Leads ACE18 Technical Session Wednesday, June 13 at 8:30 a.m.

As part of its sponsorship of ACE18, Badger Meter will lead a three-hour professional session highlighting smart water solutions and how they can help water utilities reduce non-revenue water loss on Wednesday, June 13 at 8:30 a.m. The session will be moderated by John Fillinger, Badger Meter’s director of utility marketing, and will cover the following topics:

An overview of how water utilities are beginning to use Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, existing cellular networks, next-generation metering and end consumer engagement tools to increase overall ROI, presented by Fillinger;
The different IoT cellular networks and how water utilities are in a prime position to capitalize on these flexible solutions, presented by Bradley Lane, business development director for AT&T’s Internet of Things Smart Cities division;
Why ultrasonic metering technology, reliability and accuracy across a wider flow range is more critical to AMA system deployments today than ever before, presented by Jan Boyer, marketing manager at Badger Meter; and,
Study findings about the impact of end water user engagement tools on measuring water usage and finding leaks, presented by Dr. Wes Schultz from the University of California-San Marcos.

For more information about Badger Meter and its line of smart metering technologies, visit

About Badger Meter

Badger Meter is an innovator in flow measurement, control and communications solutions, serving water utilities, municipalities, and commercial and industrial customers worldwide. The company’s products measure water, oil, chemicals, and other fluids, and are known for accuracy, long-lasting durability and for providing valuable and timely measurement data. For more information, visit