Evolving Water Operation's Edge with Ignition and MQTT (English)

30 min video  /  1 minute read


Jaco Markwat

Team Lead



Brian Cooper


INTEG Systems Integration

In this conversation with Brian Cooper from INTEG System Integrators, we'll share how Ignition and MQTT transformed the operations of the Oudtshoorn municipality in South Africa. Situated in the Klein Karoo region of the Western Cape, Oudtshoorn is a water-scarce region. Visibility, measurement, and effective control of irrigation systems and borehole levels are crucial, both to reduce waste of available water resources and minimize variability in flow regimes and recharge. Using small and cost-effective Edge devices and standard protocols, MQTT and Ignition by Inductive Automation® solved several challenges. There are lower operating costs, enterprise-wide and real-time visibility, and reduced response times, from five minutes to mere seconds.

Posted on November 9, 2021