WaterAudit.com - The Water Audit Network - Launched By The UCN Companies

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Proper and accurate records, or the lack thereof, has been recognized as the major obstacle to selecting the most appropriate water loss control solution, and the inability of attaining an accurate water balance for USA utilities.

According to the American Water Works Association, "Recent water usage data published by the United States Geological Survey shows that, of the 40 billion gallons of water withdrawn each day (bgd) in the United States by water utilities, only 34 bgd of this amount is documented as end-user consumption. The missing 6 bgd is categorized simply as "public use/loss" reflecting USGS's recognition that unmonitored public use (firefighting, street cleaning, etc.), accounting shortcomings and leakage inhibit the ability to attain a true balance of withdrawal and use totals. The quantity of water labeled as "public use/loss" - which is more than enough to meet the water needs of the ten largest US cities combined - reflects the huge margin of error that currently exists in quantifying actual water use amounts vs. water loss amounts in drinking water utilities. By consistently employing a reliable and standardized water audit methodology, the North American water industry should gradually improve the reporting accuracy for its water delivery components of valid usage and losses."

Recognizing the need for a solution to accurate records management, The UCN Companies today announced the launching of a web-based water audit records management system - AuditKeeper - accessible at http://www.WaterAudit.com.

According to the company, "WaterAudit.com, featuring AuditKeeper, was established to provide water utilities an opportunity to easily keep track of water usage and system information via a low cost, monthly enrollment plan. The system will enable the utility to remain in compliance with new State regulations for water conservation and accountability by providing a complete, updated water audit per the new AWWA/IWA standards, and on a regular month-to-month basis."

For more information, visit http://www.WaterAudit.com, or contact:

The UCN Companies

P.O. Box 2645

Hendersonville, TN 37077

615-451-5044

About The UCN Companies:

Founded in 1990 by industry veteran Bud Reed, The UCN Companies provides web based solutions that address issues for new, used and surplus asset management, water loss control, underground locating, training and home safety. UCN manages one of the largest industry specific domain name inventories for protyping B2B product offerings.

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