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Two Water Agencies Modernize and Expand Their SCADA Systems
This is a modernization project, as two water agencies moved from old systems to new ones. The two neighboring water agencies have been so pleased with initial results, they are expanding on Ignition to include more of their operations.
6 min video
Water Agency Gets Unified Platform, Better Reporting, and More
H2O Innovation turned BRPUA’s antiquated, incohesive SCADA system into a new state-of-the-art Ignition redundant SCADA system. A key part of the project gave BRPUA a much faster, easier way to submit reports to the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ). Other reports were automated as well.
6 min video
Improving Efficiency in Filter Process for Water Utility
To increase flow rates at its water treatment plant to meet rising demand, the City of Hot Springs needed to upgrade its antiquated filter controls as well as the filters themselves. Brown Engineers helped the City use its recently installed Ignition SCADA platform to dramatically improve the automatic backwash process, conserve water, improve water quality, and initiate collection of filter data needed to extend regulatory run-time limits.
7 min video
10 Steps to Architecting a Sustainable SCADA System
In this webinar, Kent Melville and Annie Wise from Inductive Automation, and water/wastewater controls professionals Henry Palechek and Jason Hamlin, cover the 10 steps for building a sustainable SCADA system that survives and even thrives using only your operational expenditure budget.
53 min video
Ignition Increases Flexibility, Lowers Costs for Two Water Utilities
Both Mountain Regional Water District and Park City Water have seen significant improvements since switching from their previous SCADA systems to Ignition. MRW saves more than $400,000 per year on energy with greater control from Ignition. Park City saves the equivalent of one full-time employee by using Ignition to automate its reports to a state agency. Both utilities plan to do more with Ignition in the future. And operators are becoming more engaged with the data at both organizations, creating their own screens in Ignition.
4 min video
System-wide SCADA Migration Brings Greater Capabilities and Lower Costs
Brown Engineers replaced CAW’s obsolete, clunky and expensive SCADA system with a secure, future-proofed, Ignition-based system that has two master control points and allows full use of all operational data collected.
9 min video
Two Customers See Big Improvements, Can Share Data
The Mountain Regional Water District (MRW) and the city of Park City both wanted to improve their HMI/SCADA systems. Each was seeking a more reliable and robust HMI that could provide good data visibility, alarming, and expandability at an affordable cost. Further on in the project, there became a greater need to share data between the two entities and run automated reports.
7 min video
Ignition and Water/Wastewater: A Decade of Transformation
For Information Systems Supervisor Henry Palechek, this August marks the tenth year of using Inductive Automation software to meet and even exceed the business needs of his water district. A lot has changed in 10 years, and in this session Henry will talk about the ways the district’s Ignition system has evolved to stabilize and simplify their processes and make his job easier.
57 min video
Affordably Refreshing Your Water District’s Process Control
In this webinar, learn about two municipal water districts that upgraded to SCADA systems with unlimited clients, tags, and connections, in addition to deeply embedded cyber security.
59 min video
Utility Deploys Ignition for SCADA and Much More
With Ignition, data flows throughout the enterprise, from the plant floor to the executive level — even via mobile devices. Operators have a holistic view of the plant, so they can better understand what’s happening throughout the facility. Operators get advance warnings on overflow events, and the department sees time savings and other efficiencies on a daily basis.
5 min video