10 Reasons Why Utilities Ignore Non-Revenue Water
Utilities nationwide are facing incredible costs to upgrade aging and inadequate infrastructure and address challenges related to drinking water, wastewater, and stormwater management - estimated at up to $1 trillion by AWWA.
There are a few ways utilities can go about shoring up this needed revenue. One strategy that can help utilities recover significant revenue as well as a cost-effective supply: fixing their leaks. The benefits of analyzing apparent and real losses in a utility system are so clear as to be irrefutable. So why are utilities not flocking to examine non-revenue water loss?
Here is our take on this problem. Perhaps by openly acknowledging some of these barriers, we can make progress to overcome them.