Fluid Conservation Systems Inc
Fluid Conservation Systems Inc. (FCS) is the North American industry leader in water leak detection technology. The company supplies highly sophisticated leak detection products. These include correlators that are used to pinpoint the position leaks in underground water mains, leak noise loggers to localize the general area of a leak, pressure controllers to minimize leakage and flow/pressure loggers to monitor water supply networks. Together with ground microphones for leak surveys and leak position confirmation, this makes up a complete set of equipment for virtually all leak detection and pressure management needs. Our innovative technology is used throughout the world to combat water leakage and energy wastage, thereby helping to reduce C02 emissions and protect our natural resources.
Fluid Conservation Systems Inc. (FCS) is the North American industry leader in water leak detection technology. The company supplies highly sophisticated leak detection products. These include correlators that are used to pinpoint the position leaks in underground water mains, leak noise loggers to localize the general area of a leak, pressure controllers to minimize leakage and flow/pressure loggers to monitor water supply networks. Together with ground microphones for leak surveys and leak position confirmation, this makes up a complete set of equipment for virtually all leak detection and pressure management needs.
Established in 1978, the company relocated from its Austin, Texas roots to Milford, Ohio. The move was precipitated by the acquisition of FCS by Halma PLC.
FCS products are installed with over 1000 utilities throughout the United States and the world. FCS products are the producst of choice by most professional leak detection firms and consultants, particularly in North America. FCS staff pride themselves on customer support, service and responsiveness.
FCS was the first organization to patent leak correlation technology in the United States on April 11, 1978. Since that time, five generations of correlators have evolved leading to the TriCorr Touch. Ongoing Research & Development, field application, field testing and extensive customer feedback has resulted in dramatic performance improvements since the initial patent.
By implementing a thorough water system survey program using FCS equipment, water utilities all across the US have been able to save time and money by:
- Reducing and recovering lost, unaccounted for water due to system leakage.
- Eliminating added costs from digging “dry holes” when searching for leaks.
- Minimizing the threat of litigation resulting from catastrophic system failures.
- Reducing man-hour expenses through localizing and pinpointing leaks more productively by using state-of-the-art technology.
Our combined experience, technical expertise and unrivalled technology have made us world leaders within the water and energy management industries with a reputation for innovation, quality and service. With over thirty years experience we are committed to delivering an outstanding return on investment to utilities, contractors, consultants and facilities managers.
Many of our products are well known within the utilities sector and have been proven to deliver an excellent return on investment. For example, our award winning Permalog noise logging system is a popular choice among leak detection operatives within the water industry, with many hundreds of thousands deployed on pipes listening for leaks around the world. Their use in El Paso, Texas was recently credited with saving the city 6 million gallons of water per day. Similarly, our Economise system has helped to establish us as the technology partner of choice for many energy management service providers. The system enables users to wirelessly and remotely monitor the consumption of water, gas and electricity meters.
Global Distribution Network
Throughout our history, we have established solid working relationships with strategic partners and distributors.
We currently have an distribution network of 8 authorised distributors that cover the U.S. Our distributors are trained to provide our U.S. customers with the same high standards of service and support that we offer. Our products are used successfully throughout the country in many different climates and conditions.
With customer satisfaction at the heart of our core values, we invest heavily to ensure that our products are well supported through both direct and indirect channels, no matter where in the country they are used. Working within this proven business model, we have been able to foster a close and personal understanding of our customers' needs and market demands, which helps shape the direction of our business.
Committed to Innovation
FCS has a proven commitment to innovation. We produce some of the world's most advanced, accurate and easy to use water and energy management equipment, and invest heavily in our Research and Development departments to ensure that our customers continue to receive the best available technology and the finest quality design at the lowest possible cost.
For example, we have pioneered leak detection technology by developing the world’s first portable correlator and the first automatic leak localizer. Today, our latest correlator features touch screen technology to improve data entry and ease of use. Our Radcom data loggers incorporate low power electronics to maintain battery life and are equipped with the latest integral GPRS technology to enable data to be sent more frequently for monitoring and response to time critical events.
Radio-Tech’s RF based wireless monitoring products are designed for multiple applications, including the provision of energy consumption data, AMR applications, building performance observation and remote water storage monitoring to assist in preventing legionella outbreaks. We have also developed systems on an exclusive 153MHz frequency, which allows us to offer our customers a typical operating range of circa 1.2 Miles point-to-point.
FCS operates to internationally recognised Quality Management Systems This provides a framework for controlling the impacts of our activities, products and services on the environment.
We have a documented Quality Management System. These provide a framework for controlling the impacts of our activities, products and services on the environment, and enable us to continually improve our performance in this important area.
FCS is committed to providing the highest possible standards of service from design to production and customer support. We aim to deliver outstanding customer satisfaction by supplying products that are designed “fit for purpose” - rugged and robust for intensive field use.
Our commitment to quality does not end with a successful purchase. We provide comprehensive after sales care to ensure that capital investment continues to deliver excellent results for many years to come.
Our equipment is warranted by HWM to be free from defects in materials and workmanship, and we provide a dedicated Technical Support Helpline, extended warranty options and a commitment to support the repair and Maintenance of FCS products purchased.
Water Management Training
At FCS we recognize that, in addition to producing quality products, the skill of the operator is also vital to achieve the best possible results. Consequently, we place a high priority on training and offer a wide range of courses which can be tailored to customer specific requirements.
We pride ourself with a training specialist that has been with FCS for over 17 years and will travel to your location to conduct classes on FCS products.
Our client list includes utility companies, leakage survey contractors, industrial companies, civil engineering contractors and many others.
We provide training in all aspects of water management including a basic introduction to leak detection, data logging, pressure control, noise correlation, permanently installed leak monitoring systems, rapid area leak surveys and flowmeters. We can also tailor courses to your own specific requirements.