Madison Water Utility has $15,000 available for this project in the 2012 Capital Budget.
Authorizing the City to enter into letter(s) of understanding and/or license agreement(s) with Wisconsin Power and Light Company and Madison Gas and Electric Company for placement of communications equipment on utility poles for the Madison Water Utility’s remote water meter reading system and authorizing indemnification as needed (Citywide).
WHEREAS, to implement the Water Utility’s new system for remote water metering system (the AMI System, also known as Project H2O), certain wireless communications equipment must be placed at locations throughout the city so that remote meter data can be transmitted to the Water Utility; and
WHEREAS, 91 wireless repeaters and 10 collectors must be installed at strategic locations around the City; and
WHEREAS, the Water Utility’s contractor, Itron Inc., have identified utility poles owned by Wiscons...Click here for full text