Description: Intelligent Water Systems: Who, What, Where? (Designing Sensor Networks and...
The current state and future state of the use of advanced sensors in urban sewersheds to solve critical problems for the industry was the subject of recently completed WRF research. This included determining what evaluations and outcomes have taken place within the water industry. Use cases were developed to address the most significant challenges in urban sewersheds using advanced sensor...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Intelligent Water Systems: Who, What, Where? (Designing Sensor Networks and...
Many utilities operating sanitary sewer and combined storm sewer systems are faced with water quality and quantity challenges related to collection system management. These challenges are primarily related to the control of industrial/commercial wastewater inflows and wet weather flows that affect the viability of treatment and water reuse operations and the frequency/pollutant loading into the...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Intelligent Water Systems: Who, What, Where? (Designing Sensor Networks and...
The Project Team designed an online survey for and conducted interviews with wastewater and technology partners to yield quantifiable indicators of the current and future states. A review of the survey results, discussions occurring during an expert workshop, and case studies identified the top challenges as capacity issues, inflow and infiltration (I&I), asset management, pump station...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Intelligent Water Systems: Who, What, Where? (Designing Sensor Networks and...
The subject of this presentation, the Metropolitan Sewer District of Greater Cincinnati (MSDGC) has one of the most challenging collection systems in the country to manage during wet weather as it contains more than 200 combined sewer overflow points. Together these overflows discharge over 11 billion gallons of sewage into the Ohio River and its tributaries during a typical year. The utility is...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Intelligent Water Systems: Who, What, Where? (Designing Sensor Networks and...
At MSD, while still early in its deployment, benefits of the system have already been demonstrated. Remote monitoring has improved the maintenance of wet weather facilities and remote control of facilities enables quicker response to extreme events. At the end of 2016, MSDGC quantified that these new capabilities provided by the dedicated wet weather SCADA reduced overflows from the collection...
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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Description: Intelligent Water Systems: Who, What, Where? (Designing Sensor Networks and...
Cincinnati’s “Smart Sewer” achieved results using the available capacity. Three areas of improvements were noted.
PublisherWater Environment Federation
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