Article | October 15, 2018

Prioritizing Alarm Responses For Better Workforce Management

Source: ABB Inc.
Prioritizing Alarm Responses For Better Workforce Management

While the laws of physics and chemistry have not changed, the ways that water and wastewater treatment plants (WTPs/WWTPs) are being forced to deal with them over the past few decades certainly have.  This ranges from increased focus on disinfection byproducts (DBPs), to tighter turbidity standards for charting Cryptosporidium removal, to emerging challenges with harmful algal blooms (HABs) and per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs). Even when plant throughput volume stays the same, the demands on plant operations personnel continue to increase. Here’s how evolving toward better workforce management processes can help.