Dallas Water Utilities to adopt IT solution to increase efficiencies, cut costs, protect infrastructure

Sponsored by

DALLAS, TX, Feb. 8, 2011 -- Telvent, the leading real-time IT solutions and information provider for a sustainable world, announced today that it will collaborate with Prime Controls to implement a cutting-edge data technology system for the City of Dallas Water Utilities.

With this solution, Dallas Water Utilities will be able to gather a more accurate analysis of data critical to its operational decision-making and react more quickly when unforeseen situations arise within its growing network. Furthermore, the Telvent OASyS Dynamic Network of Applications system's highly developed security measures protect the city's fresh water infrastructure and meet the latest Department of Homeland Security standards.

By integrating the Telvent technology with its software, Dallas Water Utilities will have increased control capabilities throughout its water network, as well as remote monitoring and automation for multiple pump stations, storage tanks and water meter stations. This will provide a wider range of up-to-the-minute information, cut unnecessary costs and enhance customer service capabilities.

According to Telvent's CEO, Ignacio Gonzalez, "We are pleased to provide solutions to our customers that increase operational efficiencies. Our technology will help Dallas Water Utilities achieve a modern, reliable and secure system for the city."

Telvent is responsible for the system design, application engineering, software development and implementation of the SCADA platform for the City of Dallas Water Utilities.

About Telvent
Telvent (NASDAQ: TLVT) is a global IT solutions and business information services provider dedicated to helping improve efficiency, safety and security for the world's leading companies. Telvent serves markets that are critical to the sustainability of the planet, including the energy, transportation, agricultural and environmental sectors. (www.telvent.com)

###

Sponsored by

TODAY'S HEADLINES

City of Lima, Ohio, enters CWA settlement to reduce critical sewage overflows

To resolve claims that untreated sewer discharges were released into the Ottawa River during wet weather, the city of Lima, Ohio, has entered into a Clean Water Act settlement with the Environmental Protection Agency, U.S. Department of Justice and State of Ohio.

AWWA to Congress: Nutrient pollution reduction key to preventing cyanotoxins

In a testimony recently held before the U.S. House Subcommittee on Environment and the Economy, American Water Works Association President John Donahue stressed that the solution to keeping drinking water safe from cyanotoxins begins with reducing nutrient pollution.

Reclamation invests $9.2M in water, power research in West amid drought

Following a year of record drought, water managers throughout the West are searching for information and ideas to ensure a reliable and sustainable water supply. To meet this growing need, the Bureau of Reclamation has officially awarded $9.2 million for 131 research projects.

City of Philadelphia names first 'Stormwater Pioneer'

The Philadelphia Water Department has named Stanley's True Value Hardware as the city's first Stormwater Pioneer. The store's third-generation owners were recognized as role models for small business owners and private developers looking to reduce stormwater runoff.

FOLLOW US ON SOCIAL MEDIA