AC23 -Improving SCADA Reliability and Performance for a Major Utility
Recorded On: 04/20/2023
CWEA Contact Hours: .06 contact hours towards CWEA, CSM, MT, EIT, AWTO certifications.
One of the largest water utilities in the Midwest was facing the need to upgrade its extensive SCADA system. This presentation will discuss the planning and implementation of this large, complex project with an emphasis on how utilities can apply similar approaches themselves.
develop a plan for upgrading their SCADA system with minimal impact to operations.
sequence equipment replacement to minimize system downtime.
evaluate the best communications strategy for their SCADA system.
Senior Technical Leader
Woodard & Curran, Inc.
For 30 years, Kyle has worked in the water and wastewater industry with a focus on Instrumentation, Controls, and Electrical design, programming, networking and security, continuous operation integration, startup, and inspection – including work at more than 50 water/wastewater plants throughout the United States and Canada. He is a California Licensed Electrical Contractor and Control Systems Professional Engineer. In addition, Kyle provides consulting services to water and wastewater plant operations & maintenance to improve system security, operational efficiency, and control system project planning and program management.
John Witter, PE
John Witter obtained a Bachelor and Masters degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He has worked for Carollo Engineers in Fresno, California for nearly five years. He has worked on a range of water and wastewater projects, with a focus on wastewater process planning and design.
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