The City of Granbury, TX., is approximately an hour drive southwest of Dallas. The man-made Lake Granbury runs through the heart of the city and is a source for both recreation and drinking water for this rural community of approximately 10,000 residents. Ensuring the water and wastewater plants operate as efficiently as possible are Bill Massey, Wastewater Plant Superintendent, and Chris Maples, Wastewater Treatment Foreman. They, along with their team, manage the water and wastewater plants, 44 lift stations, 15 pump stations, and 20 wells. They will also be overseeing a second water plant coming online soon.
Quasar’s Ohio facilities in Cleveland, Zanesville, and Wooster are monitored around the clock by Rockwell Automation’s FactoryTalk® SCADA system, which can be controlled onsite by plant operators or remotely from Quasar’s central monitoring facility. Integrated with this SCADA system is WIN-911 remote alarm notification software to continuously monitor the alarms and provide important security updates. The software also allows operators and engineers to monitor the system from anywhere using a smartphone or tablet.
Threemile Canyon Farms’ intricate irrigation system and pump stations depend on advanced technology to help guarantee healthy crops and high yields, including the AVEVA System Platform SCADA integrated with WIN-911 Advanced remote alarm notification software. This ensures that alarms are sent to the right people when any equipment issues occur that could lead to devastating consequences including costly machine repairs and damaged crops.
Greater Austin, TX-based Night Hawk Frozen Foods has been expanding to meet the rise in demand for frozen products. WIN-911 has enhanced their operations and control systems to make the transition easier. Like all food manufacturers, Night Hawk experienced a tremendous increase in demand during the pandemic.
Monitoring at the previous 60-year-old water treatment plant depended on operators in a control room 24/7 to manually acknowledge alarms and notify the appropriate engineers via radio or phone calls. All storm, lift and flood stations received communications through the water treatment plant because it was the only facility with staff on-site 24/7.
Power requirements for this state-of-the-art transportation hub are immense. To ensure safe, continuous operation, the Shanghai Airport Authority uses an ABB MicroSCADA system paired with WIN-911 alarm monitoring software to watch over its East zone network of power transmission and distribution systems.
Ensuring safe and efficient operations is critical to Ocean Spray’s business. Therefore, to help reduce maintenance expenses and ensure minimal unplanned equipment downtime, Ocean Spray implemented the GE iFIX SCADA system coupled with WIN-911 Advanced remote alarm notification software to continuously monitor and provide data on the various alarms set up throughout the Lehigh Valley facility.
Lee Brothers has been using WIN-911 for over ten years and started with modems and alphanumeric pagers. Today, Lee Brothers relies on the WIN-911 mobile app to alert them of any conditions that may impact the crops.
Located on the Gulf of Mexico between Tampa and Sarasota, North Port, Florida, has 80 miles of freshwater canals and is the only city in the Florida with an entire 8,000-acre state forest inside its city limits. The city’s residents, visitors and many businesses are dependent on the Water and Wastewater Utilities Department.
Ensuring safe, clean water for residents, businesses and visitors is critical to the city’s utilities department, which provides water, wastewater, and solid waste services to almost 60,000 residences and businesses. This includes two water treatment and four wastewater plants, over 70 wells, substations and PRVS at remote sites.
For 40 years, this Canadian city’s 20,000 residents depended on private utility companies that owned and operated the city’s water infrastructure. After realizing more transparency and greater investments were needed, the city acquired the utility in 2015. Since then, White Rock has taken many steps to improve its water quality, including installing WIN-911. Read more.
Bellevue’s Pristine Water Keeps on Flowing The city water department replaced an after-hours pager and call centre system with WIN-911’s SMS text-based notifications, allowing on-call staff to respond to alerts within two minutes of reaching the SCADA.
WIN-911 helps Huadong Medicine speed up production alert response time. With annual sales of more than 6 billion yuan ($850, 000, 000 USD) in 2017, Huadong Medicine Co., Ltd, along with its subsidiaries, is one of China’s leading pharmaceutical companies focused on the research and development of organ transplantation and diabetes drugs.
New system alerts field techs directly for faster response to equipment issues West Texas Gas needed a secondary alarm notification system. Ideally, it would monitor variable tags from the OPC server as well as custom tags that were built into the existing SV32 SCADA system to observe and report flare volumes.
WIN-911 is especially helpful during our night shift and can help manage human error. When an operator loses focus on the control panel or is busy with other tasks, a phone call from WIN-911 helps prevent safety issues.
WIN-911 helps Carmel’s Wastewater Utility maintain its award-winning service. Today that innovation continues with the city’s ongoing drive to optimize its water and wastewater processes, including implementing WIN-911’s software for remote alarm notifications. Read the Case Study
Every summer the population of the Cape Cod vacation town of Falmouth, MA swells from 25,000 to 120,000 people. This used to put an enormous burden on the old pump station that provided the town’s fresh water supply. To accommodate the increased summer demand, a new $42-million water treatment and filtration plant was commissioned.
Responsibility for treating and monitoring this water as well as the city’s wastewater falls on the shoulders of just a handful of city employees. With a large treatment plant, as well as miles of water distribution and wastewater pipes to monitor and maintain, a staff member must be on call day and night.
Here at WIN-911 we just love our Haagen-Dazs. So when the factory that makes the iconic ice cream brand asked us to help them reduce their alarm response times, we jumped at the chance. And the results were… delicious. Read More….
Every year Tyson Foods processes nearly 300 million pounds of hot dogs, deli meats, and smoked sausages at its New London, WI plant. Now imagine what happens when the software monitoring that processing line crashes on a weekly basis. That was the challenge Tyson asked WIN-911 and Rockwell Automation to tackle.
A global environmental firm slashes site maintenance by 96% Ecologia is a UK-based environmental contractor specializing in the investigation and remediation of soil and land contamination projects across the UK and Europe. This project involved land remediation and treatment at a large petrochemical facility in Italy. The multi-phase system was launched in 2016 and is scheduled to run for three years to remove volatile hydrocarbon contamination in shallow soils and groundwater.