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AMI stands for Automated Meter Infrastructure. It is a method of using technology to read meters without having to walk meter routes and access a meter box.
• Improved customer service. Customers can now see daily water use online. Usage graphs show when high use occurred and use that may indicate a change in irrigation or a leak. • Minimizes need to access customer property to read meters. • Reduction in estimated bills. • Better for the environment by having fewer vehicles on the roads.
Padre Dam strives to provide the best possible customer service, high reliability and keep rates down. AMI will help us achieve these goals.
No, the AMI frequency is on a different frequency than your household devices and will not interfere.
No, the AMI transmitter falls into the low frequency, non-ionizing electromagnetic field range. The power output is approximately 10 milliwatts, which is equal to or less than today’s cell phones.