Tag: SCADA

SCADA (supervisory control and data acquisition) is a system that operates with coded signals over communication channels so as to provide control of remote equipment (using typically one communication channel per remote station).

A Critical Role

A Critical Role

When it comes to moving water efficiently, pumps and valves play a critical role. Some efficiency concerns focus on the wastewater utility sector, where “the EPA state revolving funds are going to fixing failing existing sewers—not so much extending into new service areas as much as they have been, but

Nozomi Networks Delivers First End-to-End Platform for Improved ICS Cybersecurity and Operational Reliability

Nozomi Networks Delivers First End-to-End Platform for Improved ICS Cybersecurity and Operational Reliability

Latest release of SCADAguardian integrates modules for Asset Management and Vulnerability Assessment, creating a comprehensive solution for critical infrastructure

Nozomi Networks Inc., the pioneer in real-time cybersecurity and operational visibility for industrial control systems (ICS), today realized another industry milestone with its latest release of SCADAguardian. The trusted solution for cybersecurity

Project Profile: A Solution for Bull Run Watershed

Project Profile: A Solution for Bull Run Watershed

The Bull Run Watershed has continuously provided water to the people of the Portland metropolitan area since 1895. It also plays an important role in supporting the larger aquatic ecosystem of the Sandy and Lower Columbia rivers where some of the fish species have been in significant decline.

In response, the

Tightening the Belt

Tightening the Belt

Water utility operators face many financial hardships these days. Today, cash-strapped utilities are challenged to deliver optimal levels of service while saving money on water treatment costs.

Do More with Less

Do More with Less

The water utility industry faces a number of business challenges in the overall challenge of doing more with less, Schneider Electric points out.

Those challenges include maintaining infrastructure while expanding asset life, securing water supply in terms of quantity and quality in case of severe weather events such as drought and flooding,

Editor’s Comments: The Scent of Rain

Editor’s Comments: The Scent of Rain

PETRICHOR—THE FRESH, MINERAL-LADEN SCENT that emerges as rain comes in contact with the earth—is my all-time favorite smell. And for the first time in years, the California air is filled with it.

As I write this, the state is receiving the third in a string of winter storms. Creeks and rivers are flowing again, and

MRF Tech Is Rising, Bringing Financial Challenges

MRF Tech Is Rising, Bringing Financial Challenges

When people think of cutting-edge technology and how it is changing the way municipalities serve their residents, they probably don’t think much about the materials recovery facilities (MRFs) responsible for sorting and processing waste.

Energy Audits Provide First Step Toward Sustainability

Energy Audits Provide First Step Toward Sustainability

Energy audits and assessments are wide-ranging first steps to creating energy-efficient business models and supporting sustainable practices. By assessing energy usage, analyzing internal processes, and calculating energy inefficiencies, audits provide a custom blueprint to help businesses of all types recognize opportunities to achieve immediate and long-lasting financial savings. Insight derived

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