About

WMS provides consulting and meter services to water utility authorities throughout the United States. We help clients identify lost revenue and take remedial action to more efficiently and precisely monitor water flow and consumption at the individual account level. This data enables utilities to make more informed decisions, provide better customer service, improve billing accuracy, significantly reduce nonrevenue water, and lower operating and maintenance costs.

WMS has longstanding relationships with and is a certified installation, testing and repair company for all major water meter manufacturers. Our 20-year track record includes data collection and analysis, installation, testing, recalibration and repair of more than one million residential and commercial water meters of all brands and sizes.

The turnkey materials and labor installation services we offer include overall project management, system analysis (surveys and propagation studies), purchasing and inventory management, and meter testing, repair and replacement by qualified personnel. Our metering expertise includes sub-metering, meter reading, billing, and third-party accuracy testing.

Our core expertise includes:

  • Meter installation and retrofits (AMR/AMI)
  • Meter testing and repair
  • Meter vault installation and reconditioning
  • Training (testing, repair, installation)
  • Test unit construction and sales
  • Consulting and project management

Case Studies

Lowell, Massachusetts

$8.5 million material and labor contract to replace the utility’s existing direct-read water metering system with an automated metering infrastructure (AMI) system including new fixed-network smart meters at over 24,000 residential locations.

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Baltimore, Maryland

Partnered with the utility and Itron Inc. to survey all commercial water meter locations in the City and County and install an AMI system including 2,900 ERT units, 750 large meter replacements and 2,200 large meter retrofits.

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Pasadena, Texas

$2 million, multi-year labor contract for an ongoing residential project that entails replacing 42,000 small water meters and 1,200 intermediate-to-large meters with a Neptune® AMI solution including new fixed-network smart meters.

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Our Team

Our project teams provide technical expertise, state-of-the-art technology and personalized service specific to each client’s needs. These certified, seasoned professionals have extensive experience with and knowledge of various meter brands and sizes, have previously worked for a major meter manufacturer or private utility company, and are rated among the top water meter installers in the nation.

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Careers

We offer an aggressive compensation package including an employer-paid Employee Stock Ownership Program and comprehensive benefits.


Compensation and Benefits
  • Competitive wages
  • Incentive-based compensation for many positions
  • Paid holidays and time off (vacation, personal & sick time)
  • Employer-matching 401(k) retirement plan
  • Employer-paid Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)
  • Health care benefits through United HealthCare, Delta Dental, and Vision Service Plan
  • Employer-paid life and AD&D insurance; access to short and long-term disability insurance
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Training and support for field and office staff
  • We promote from within whenever possible
Employee Stock Ownership Program

Thielsch Engineering, Inc. is a 100 percent employee-owned company. This ownership stake means our employees have a vested financial interest in the company's success. Our Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP) is like a pension in that the company pays into your ESOP shares on your behalf, at no expense to you, and when you leave or retire you are entitled to the value of your vested shares.

Owning a piece of the company fosters a sense of teamwork, respect and appreciation of each other and our shared goals.

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Contact Us

Water Management Services
Division of Thielsch Engineering, Inc.
195 Francis Avenue, Cranston, RI 02910
(401) 467-6454