The turning point for Rudy Engert came when Georgia ran out of water. Faced with severe water shortages, the state was literally weeks away from water rationing. Engert decided it was time to think about the water and wastewater industry differently.
Specifically, Engert began championing the concept of going beyond SCADA. To use the data being collected to not only alert operators when systems failed but to help them anticipate failures before they happened. To understand their plant and distribution systems’ performance at a deeper level to more efficiently manage their assets.
And as Business Development Manager for Infrastructure at Wonderware by Schneider Electric, Engert is interested in linking water and wastewater systems into the wider canvas of the Smart City. To learn more about going beyond your traditional SCADA system, listen here: