SCADA and Automation Videos and Podcasts

  1. White House Utility District Uses ArcGIS With The PI System For Leak Detection And Remediation
    12/4/2018

    Carl Alexander, the GIS Director for White House Utility District describes how the utility integrated and used data from the PI System and ArcGIS to recover $900,000 in water being lost through leaks and reduced data prep time from 6 hours to ten minutes.

  2. Thames Water: Using IT/OT Data To Change Behaviors To Hit KPIs
    12/2/2018

    Thames Water focuses on extracting value from specific combinations of structured and unstructured business data together with real-time operational data provided by Thames' PI System from across more than 3000 plant and 140,000 km of water and sewerage networks.

  3. Metro Vancouver, Canada: How Executives Across Lines Of Business And IT Use PI
    11/30/2018

    Metro Vancouver integrates their Microsoft suite with the PI System to empower people to achieve their environmental sustainability goals.

  4. Las Vegas Valley Water District My PI Story
    11/29/2018

    Matthew Au of Las Vegas Valley Water District describes using AF Transformer to speed up AF structure creation to build a better database.

  5. Maynilad Water: Breaking Data Silos — Right Data To The Right People At The Right Time
    11/28/2018

    Dr. Francisco Castillo speaks on their FIELD MOUS system (Field MOnitoring User System), where a PI System acts as a repository of technical data into which different departments plug their data, and other departments access it to fit their particular needs.

  6. How To Turn Data Into A Difference-Maker
    11/27/2018

    With the proliferation of sensors, data collection, and cloud storage, there is the potential for operational insight heretofore never available, and the opportunity will only expand as the technology evolves and the Internet of Things becomes, well, more of a thing. But data is only truly useful if it informs decision-making that results in positive impact — for an organization's bottom line, its personnel, its customers, or even the world at large (i.e., the environment).

  7. Colorado Springs: From Data To True Business Impacts
    11/27/2018

    Colorado Springs Utilities internal customers can see lab results more quickly and as a result are reducing costs by optimizing their facilities by 30%.

  8. Water Corporation, Perth
    11/26/2018

    Ian Scott describes the key landmarks in its use of the PI System and the evolution towards using the PI System as the cornerstone infrastructure of its business.

  9. Turning Pumps Into Smart Drives
    11/7/2018

    Nicole George, Product Manager - Pumping Variable Frequency Drives with Eaton, starts this Water Talk discussion with a description of the Internet of Things (IoT) before going deep on capabilities, particularly with pumping systems and variable frequency drives (VFDs). Learn how IoT-enabled pumps can help manage operation more efficiently and save on labor costs with cloud-connected, VFD-powered data analytics and health monitoring.

  10. The Electrical Side Of Water
    11/7/2018

    The cost of operations is a rising concern for many water utilities, in addition to the chief concern of treating to regulations and protecting the environment. What may be overlooked, however, is the importance of power management to help achieve these objectives. In this Water Talk interview, Eaton Corporation's Joel Benzing explains how intelligent electrical infrastructure can help enhance plant productivity and efficiency by aiding, optimizing, and protecting the facility's equipment as well as its people.