Able Soft announces Backflow Management module for the ServiceDirect web services platform


State-of-the-art utility billing and customer information systems provide Utility Companies with online technology for improved customer service and operational efficiency

Able Software, Inc. (ASI), a leading provider of utility billing software to the public & private sectors, announced today a new “Backflow” system management module, developed as part of Able Software’s ServiceDirect web service platform. The new backflow web service application enables utility providers to manage and track backflow device information, schedule inspection activity and generate related reporting information. Special Backflow systems are typically used by water utility providers to protect water supplies from contamination or pollution potentially entering their distributed water systems.

Service order tracking and management are also integrated into the backflow system application, so that all aspects of backflow system management are contained with the ServiceDirect web service platform. ServiceDirect is a web service platform integrated with Able Software’s UTILITY STAR Platinum software billing product and is also available as a dedicated web service application capable of being utilized in conjunction with other 3rd party billing systems.

UTILITY STAR Platinum was developed using Microsoft’s .Net toolset and will provide Utility Companies with advanced technology enabling them to improve customer service, operational efficiency and increase profitability.Able Software’s application suite offers an array of online products and integration services including UTILITY STAR Platinum, UTILITY STAR Basic, ServiceDirect, CustomerDirect,Mobile Work Order systems,GIS integration, AMR system interfaces, Accounting system (GL) Interfaces and other utility industry related products.

Ming Li, CEO of Able Software, Inc., says “UTILITY STAR Platinum is the most advanced Utility Billing/CIS application in the market today. We developed this application platform based upon the latest development standards and disciplines within the software industry.” He adds, “The results are impressive in terms of product quality, scalability and ease-of-use and we are excited that Utility Companies has selected us as their software and project implementation provider of choice.” For more information about utility billing solutions offered by Able Software, Inc., please visit

About Able Software, Inc. (ASI)
Able Software, Inc. delivers Utility Billing and related Operational Software worldwide. Today, over one hundred water, sewer, electric, waste, gas and other sub-metering companies use ASI’s Windows, MS-SQL Server and .Net solutions to meet their technology needs. For over ten years, ASI has developed and implemented total technology solutions for the management of utilities and local government. For more information, please visitthe ASI web site

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