SCADA and Automation Solutions and Insight For Utility Managers

  1. The Zen Of Smart Pressure Management: Calming Water Distribution Networks
    6/15/2015

    Over recent years, water companies around the world have enhanced their ability to control the pressure of water in their distribution networks to improve customer service and achieve environmental savings.

  2. Sensor Maintenance Made Easy With Predictive Diagnosis
    12/12/2014

    As winter sets in across the country, those trips outside to take a reading or conduct scheduled maintenance on your water quality instruments aren’t quite so invit­ing. But what if your instruments could save you the trip? Predictive diagnosis is set to become the operator’s new best friend.

  3. Sizing Pages For Differing Screens
    11/27/2017

    A commonly encountered challenge is to develop pages that can be used on many screens where those screens may vary greatly in size, aspect ratio and resolution.

  4. Colorado Springs Utilities Streamlines Operations With Centralized PI System Data
    11/27/2018

    One of the nation’s largest four-service utility providers, Colorado Springs Utilities supplies energy and water to over 450,000 people. The state-certified laboratory of the Water Quality Assurance section processes over 14,000 samples and 80,000 analytes per year from eight watersheds, seven finished water treatment facilities, 38 finished water reservoirs, four post-chlorination stations, two wastewater treatment facilities, and over 2700 miles of pipeline.

  5. The Control They Want
    12/7/2017

    Danville, Kentucky, is known as the City of Firsts.  The City built the first courthouse in Kentucky, the first Kentucky constitution was written and signed there, they had the first U.S. post office west of the Allegheny Mountains, Ephraim McDowell completed the first known successful laparotomy there in 1809, and Danville was the first capital of Kentucky!  This profile describes the implementation of a new SCADA control system completed by VTScada Certified Advanced Integrator, Rawdon Myers, Inc.

  6. Forecasting The Top 5 Water Trends In 2016
    1/15/2016

    As the dawn of 2016 emerges and we look forward to the year ahead, it’s instructive to engage in a little prognostication.

  7. United Utilities Adopts Collaborative BIM Strategy To Deliver Over 200 Water Projects
    12/19/2017

    Privatization of the United Kingdom’s (UK) water industry 25 years ago required providers to implement asset management programs (AMP) whereby water boards tendered contracts to construction firms to update the industry’s antiquated assets and help keep infrastructure properly maintained. 

  8. How Experts Justify The Cost Of Comprehensive SCADA In Drinking Water Plants
    5/31/2016

    Due to their critical role in protecting the health of customers, drinking water treatment systems require a high degree of care and oversight.

  9. Sabesp Improves The Anhangabaú Sewer Collection System Below Projected Cost
    12/1/2015

    Sabesp provides water to and collects sewage from over half of the cities in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, including São Paulo the state capital and the country’s largest city. The utility is currently in the process of upgrading the Anhangabaú sewer system, which consists of 122.88 kilometers of sewer conduit network, with 1,749 manholes and 14,832 household connections serving an estimated 400,000 inhabitants.

  10. The Internet Of Things Is Driving Smart Agriculture
    4/8/2016

    The Internet of Things (IoT) is enabling data-driven smart agriculture. The IoT is a network of technologies which can monitor the status of physical and other objects, capture meaningful data, and communicate that data over a wireless network to a computer in the cloud for software to analyze and help determine action steps.