Laguna Hills, CA and Williston, VT– Harris Computer Systems (Harris), a subsidiary of Constellation Software Inc. (TSX: CSU) is pleased to announce that Systems & Software (S&S) and DCSE, a firm that specializes in water management solutions, have forged a strategic partnership.

S&S and DCSE share a mutual customer, the Valencia Water Company. Valencia launched a Water Budget Based Rate System (Water Smart) project in 2010 in an effort to provide its customers information to monitor their water use efficiency and to begin the process to conserve this valuable resource for future generations.

For the past 22 years, DCSE has assisted its clients with the implementation of the state of the art smart solutions such as water budget-based rate strategies, integrated resource planning, demand forecasting, and large-scale integrated data management. S&S’ enQuesta solution provides the medium that maintains the required customer attributes and customer facing tools such as enQuesta WebConnect.

Conservation is becoming a top initiative in almost every utility. This partnership will allow utilities to extend the traditional CIS to meet these demands using the CARE philosophy– Comply, Assess, Reform, Enable. “DCSE aligns with our strategic direction, culture, and shares our development/implementation methodology,” comments Raja Mukherjee, General Manager, Systems & Software. “We are very excited about this partnership and hope to implement our joint solution at multiple organizations in the near future.”

If you are attending the 2011 CS Week Conference and would like more information, please stop by Systems & Software in booth 602.

About DCSE

DCSE is a distinguished consulting firm that specializes in developing innovative solutions for water/ wastewater utilities and state and local government agencies. DCSE’s core capabilities include planning, design, and development of water related solutions. DCSE has extensive experience in water/wastewater agency planning and engineering, and the incorporation of computer technology into this process. DCSE has developed, and is in the process of developing, AM/GIS master plans for many different agencies. Asset management enabled GIS master planning and needs assessment are DCSE’s core strengths. DCSE has a demonstrated track record of providing Asset Management/GIS program implementations and infrastructure related planning services to water/wastewater agencies through its “Engineering Services” department.

DCSE is located in Laguna Hills, Orange County, California. For more information, please go to:

About Systems & Software, Inc.

Since 1973, Systems & Software has been a top-rated CIS provider to municipal and investor-owned (IOU) water, electric and gas utilities. With an unrivalled track record of success, the company’s web-based enQuesta software drives advanced business performance including utility billing, revenue management, mobile workforce management, GIS integration, electronic bill presentment & payment (EBPP), automated meter integration (AMI/MDM), time-of-use (TOU) billing, asset management/work management integration, customer self-service web portal, business intelligence and reporting. Based on service-oriented architecture (SOA), enQuesta is specifically designed for utilities and is proven to increase efficiencies and revenues, as well as enhance customer service. For more information about Systems & Software, and enQuesta, please visit

About Harris

Harris is a leading provider of utility customer information systems (CIS), billing, and financial management software solutions. Since 1976, Harris has focused on providing feature-rich and robust turnkey solutions to public power and water markets as well as all levels of local government throughout North America. Harris’ focus is on creating long-term relationships with our customers and ensuring that we meet the changing needs of our customers over time. For further information on Harris Computer Systems please visit our website at, or call 888-847-7747.

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