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BEACON What’s New: Batch Valve Actuation Enhancements

Monitor page filters can now be used in the batch actuation of E-Series meters with integrated valves. This greatly streamlines batch actuation by letting you use any existing filter or groups of filters to select valves for actuation. Coupled with new

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Asset Page Filter Sets and Labels

In the new BEACON user interface, the Assets page offers two powerful new features to make finding and sorting assets faster than ever. Filter Sets – Now you can save private or public filter sets based on queries. Filter sets can

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Leak Survery for EyeOnWater® Apps

A new leak survey feature invites EyeOnWater® smartphone app users to share details about leaks by answering a few questions. For example, was it an actual leak or a false alarm? If it was a leak, what was its source?

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Welcome to the new BEACON user interface (UI). As you can see, the new navigation bar on the left side of the screen performs the same function as the previous navigation tabs. Click a page name to access that page.

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BEACON AMA Now Available in French and Spanish!

BEACON AMA is now available in French and Spanish! Utilities with non-English speaking staff can now have individuals update their personal language preferences and optimize their experience with BEACON AMA. By simply going to the language selector in the upper

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Important OMR Notification

Google has announced an October 2021 Chrome release that will result in a loss of offline functionality in the current ORION® Mobile Read (OMR) platform. To ensure OMR offline functionality is maintained, an update to the OMR platform will be

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BEACON and Wildfires

Wildfires that consume thousands of acres, threaten and consume buildings and cause large-scale evacuations are an increasing fact of life. For water companies, damage to the water system along with efforts by firefighters and property owners to contain a fire

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New In BEACON: Detect Duplicates in File

A new troubleshooting tool has been added to the DE Search function. The Detect Duplicates in File feature lets you quickly identify a common and easily correctable cause of endpoints failing to appear in BEACON. Namely, that an endpoint serial

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ID Daily Peak Demand Cycles with Diurnal Demand Exports

Diurnal (die-yer-nal), adj. – of or during the day; daily or each day. Diurnal cycles are daily recurring patterns. Diurnal Demand reports are used to identify daily peak water demand cycles. In areas affected by drought and other conditions that

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BEACON AMA and Water Conservation

Faced with persistent drought conditions and the ongoing desire to limit water loss and its costs, utilities need the ability to monitor and identify sources of excess water consumption. Once those sources are identified, having the ability to swiftly notify

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