Spray drift is one of the most common causes of off-target injury. This occurs when the herbicide being applied moves or drifts to areas that are not targeted by the applicator, as a result of physical movement of very small droplets, or fines from the target area at the time of application.
There is no one-size-fits-all for keeping natural growth at bay.
Mobile technology is a key part of the conversation when companies discuss how to improve their business and reduce costs. In the utilities space, decision-makers often work to minimize a variety of economic and social challenges such as maintenance and repair costs, customer outages, and even their carbon footprint in the industry.
Focus on a Customer-centric Product Approach
When Ray Young, owner of Goliad, Texas-based Allscape Land Clearing, was approached to do right of way work for the Longhorn Pipeline Rehab project, he was hoping it would provide visibility-and open up opportunities-for additional right of way work.
Many electric, cable and telecom companies are inherently mobile. Field sales and service teams spend an increasing share of their time at or between customer locations and considerably less time at the office in front of a desktop or laptop computer.
A geographic information system (GIS) provides a powerful tool for analyzing and understanding patterns and relationships with utility data taking the form of maps, charts and reports.
While technical energy losses are an inherent part of power distribution, utilities face another form of loss that is unnecessary and preventable: theft.
Additional knowledge of enclosure materials results in long-term reliability and cost reduction for controls.
For premises and outside plant cable installations, the ability to quickly and confidently measure cable length is of critical importance.
Safely managing vegetation growth in utility rights of way is an important aspect of providing consistent service to customers.
Nicholas Copernicus is best noted as the father of modern astronomy. But in 1512 he wasn't hailed as a great mind or one that had just set forth a revolutionary discovery.
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AEP’s Meter Socket Jumper offers a safe and easy means of bypassing a meter socket. The Socket Jumper can be used with either Ringless or Ring style Meters.
AE Product’s Meter Socket Converter (CNV) converts various Meter Forms to fit the desired application. 14S, 15S or 16S Socket to accept 2S Meter. Optional features available.
AEP’s Service Disconnect Adapter disconnects customer load but maintains power to the electronic meter. The meter maintains reading and communications links for AMR/AMI operations while only disabling the load side.