SCADA and Automation Solutions and Insight For Utility Managers

  1. Just Add SCADA
    8/31/2012

    Internet-hosted SCADA systems are a modern answer to modern municipal water and wastewater concerns. By Thelma Akwei and Ben Manlongat

  2. City Solves Reliability And Maintenance Problems For WTP Hypo Feeds
    8/13/2014

    A municipal water quality manager reports replacement of sodium hypochlorite (hypo) vacuum feeder units with a more advanced type at one water treatment plant (WTP) has helped allow for continued reliability for chlorination.

  3. A Flight Simulator For Treatment Facilities: The New Frontier For Modeling Complete Treatment Plant Operations
    8/19/2016

    Inconsistent water availability, reduced capital and operational budgets and tightening regulations are posing real challenges for our water conveyance and treatment infrastructure today.

  4. Water Treatment Plant Data Management Improved With Opworks Web-Based Program
    6/23/2017

    The City of Eden Prairie, Minnesota recently updated its data management processes at the water treatment plant, with a goal of increased efficiency for everyone from operators to management. The Eden Prairie Water Treatment Plant draws from a groundwater supply to serve a population of 63,000 people, with a total of 18,000 water user connections. The plant primarily uses lime softening for treatment.   

  5. A Better Way To Back Up SCADA
    6/6/2016

    Learn how server architecture can automatically back up your whole supervisory control and data acquisition (SCADA) system.

  6. Advancing Management Of Urban Water Infrastructure
    4/13/2018

    A wide range of issues can disrupt the normal functioning of an urban water system, such as storms and other natural disasters, pollution, physical damage, cyber incidents, aging and insufficient infrastructure, and rapid urban growth.

  7. Keeping Pace With Data Management Evolution
    2/24/2014

    How to harness technology and information to overcome modern municipal challenges

  8. The Proliferation Of Cyber Threats To Water And Wastewater
    3/28/2015

    The likelihood of a successful cyber attack against the water and wastewater industry is a direct result of a growing threat landscape. Without appropriate cybersecurity in place, anyone with malicious intent could access the network and contaminate or cease the treatment and distribution of water.

  9. Automation 101: What Are You Really Controlling?
    11/17/2014

    We build big, shiny, fancy control panels with letters and number after their names like NEMA 4X.

  10. Making Your Old SCADA System New Again
    1/9/2018

    When it comes time to update, it's a prime opportunity to consider switching over to new software that offers improved functionality instead of dumping more money into just keeping your existing software up-to-date.