Rural wastewater utilities rarely, if ever, consider upgrading to an automated control system.
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In today’s industrial facilities, using reliability-centered maintenance as the primary approach to reduce maintenance costs and operational downtime is more commonplace.
Most engineers would say that the International Society of Automation (ISA) 100 standard covers wireless instrumentation in process plants.
Many engineers and technicians in the motor control industry consider a programmable logic controller (PLC) a necessary component for variable frequency drive (VFD) control.
Deep lake water cooling (DLWC) is a groundbreaking cooling system that provides an alternative to conventional air conditioning.
Hillview Water Company in Oakhurst, Calif., credits its cellular SCADA system for averting disaster in winter 2011.
A hydraulic pump directly coupled with a servomotor is an energy-efficient solution that delivers highly dynamic performance with double-digit energy savings typical.
Manually managing a water system can be difficult, especially with population growth and limited resources. Saving time and money are common challenges for utilities.
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